Occupational Therapist (OT)
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Travel Occupational Therapist (OT) Jobs in Pennsylvania

Occupational Therapists (often abbreviated as OT) are in demand in many areas of the United States, and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts much faster than average growth job growth over the next several years. Travel Occupational Therapist jobs can be found in hospitals, inpatient and outpatient clinics, long-term care facilities, rehabilitation centers, schools, and home health agencies. Job descriptions for Occupational Therapists typically focus on their role in helping patients with injuries, illness, or disabilities to better participate in their daily activities, whether at work, home, or play. Occupational Therapists can make a significant difference in people’s quality of life by helping them be as independent as possible. Apply today to land your perfect travel Occupational Therapist job.

Travel Occupational Therapist Job Responsibilities & Salary

Occupational Therapists care for patients with conditions that can interfere with daily activities, such as surgical procedures, arthritis, neurological diseases (for instance, stroke and multiple sclerosis), injuries related to an accident, and developmental conditions. Examples of job responsibilities for Occupational Therapists are patient assessment and developing a plan of care. The care plan may include exercises, how to use assistive devices, and strategies tailored to the person’s role at work and home. Occupational Therapists, who may supervise Occupational Therapy Assistants, obtain certification through the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy. In addition, the American Occupational Therapy Association offers Occupational Therapists the opportunity to achieve board certification or specialty certification in certain areas. The average annual salary for Occupational Therapists in the United States is more than $95,000.