Diane Randall, COTA/L
Where do you work?
Outpatient Pediatrics, Good Shepherd Health & Technology Center-Allentown
In which areas of rehabilitation do you specialize?
Pediatrics and feeding therapy
What one word best describes you?
What is one short-term goal that you have?
One of my goals is to attend innovative seminars that will help with my skill development.
What specialty certifications do you hold?
- A.A.S. Early Childhood Education
- A.S. Occupational Therapy Assistant
- Handwriting Without Tears
- Balance-Auditory-Vision-Exercise (Bal-A-Vis-X )
Which rehabilitation technologies do you utilize in your work?
In Pediatrics, we offer Interactive Metronome® and assistive technology services. I personally use computer-based typing programs.
What motivates you?
I am motivated by seeing my “kids” (pediatric patients) progress with their occupational therapy goals to become more independent.
What attracted you to a career in healthcare?
I have friends that work in healthcare, and I was looking for a rewarding career. I had always worked with children, but I came to have an appreciation for working with the special needs population as a second career, and I know I have found my home.
Why do you choose to work at Good Shepherd?
Good Shepherd has an amazing reputation. I have seen first-hand what Good Shepherd can do for patients and families. Good Shepherd utilizes new technologies and truly cares for people. I also work with amazing people and have developed lifelong friendships here.
What are your hobbies and interests outside of Good Shepherd?
I love to travel. I have a passion for manatees and love traveling to Florida to swim with them. I also enjoy singing, reading and decorating.
What does “Beyond Limits Rehab” mean to you?
Beyond Limits Rehab means taking patients past where they ever expected to be. Good Shepherd does this better than any other rehabilitation provider.
Why should patients INSIST on Good Shepherd?
Good Shepherd not only has an amazing reputation for results, but the organization truly care about its patients. No other rehabilitation network offers as much as Good Shepherd. We have leading-edge technologies and a committed staff that continues to strive for excellence.