Lisa’s love for working with people and their families lead her to a career in Occupational Therapy, one which she believes, enables her to to understand the bigger picture and work with a variety of different clients on their goals.

Having worked in the Goldfields and Pilbara region for WA Country Health Service, Lisa has a wide range of experience across multiple disciplines within OT including assistive technology and home modifications – an area where she enjoys applying her theoretical knowledge with her clinical experience and unique needs of her clients. 

Lisa’s qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (BScOT) from Curtin University
  • FIM Accredited 2020

 

Get to know Lisa:

What is your job role in the company?

Senior Occupational Therapist

Why did you choose a career in the Occupational Therapy industry?

My family work in health care and I was interested in a career with a practical application working with people. I enjoy the mix of theoretical and scientific backgrounds, and the diverse opportunities within the profession.

What is the best part of your job?

I love working with and learning from different people including clients, their families, and other professionals, supporting people to achieve their goals.

Briefly outline your level of experience in the Occupational Therapy industry?

I graduated at the end of 2014 and began work with the WA Country Health Service in the Goldfields and Pilbara. Working regionally meant I was involved in hospital, community and outpatient based roles – covering adults, children, people with illness or disability. Most recently I was Senior Occupational Therapist at Hedland Health Campus, with a team of three other Occupational Therapists.