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Occupational Therapist (OT) Local Job

The Occupational Therapist (OT) provides direct patient care, assessing a patient’s medical condition, functional capabilities, limitations and restrictions, and potential for rehabilitation. Our ideal Occupational Therapist candidate will be able to implement a comprehensive, medically prescribed occupational treatment to assigned patients in a supervised program of rehabilitation.

Occupational Therapist (OT) Responsibilities:

  • Occupational Therapist establishes short- and long-term rehabilitation goals according to an individualized patient treatment plan and measures progress or lack of progress in achieving these goals.
  • Will be responsible for direct patient care.
  • OT provides therapy treatment to patients in their homes as prescribed by a physician.
  • Assess and evaluate Occupational Therapy needs for assigned patient populations.
  • Occupational Therapist reviews medical chart to ascertain important medical information and clarifies referral/OT treatment orders if necessary, for unfamiliar diagnosis.
  • Select appropriate OT assessment tools and methods in order to accurately determine the patient’s status for developing an optimal treatment plan.
  • OT demonstrates effective clinical decision-making and implements changes/adaptations to the OT treatment plan.
  • Select appropriate technical aids/assistive devices and correctly refer patients to other clinical services to achieve stated program/team treatment goals.
  • Occupational Therapist assesses educational needs of patient, families, and implements a variety of methods for patient/family education and training during rehabilitation process.
  • Complete all required documentation for patient care, including evaluations and reimbursement.
  • OT participates in clinical education of fieldwork students and other professional educational endeavors.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Occupational Therapist interviews resident to determine type of treatment and schedule therapy.


  • Refer a nurse for this position and earn up to $1500 referral bonus when he/she completes a minimum of 8-week assignment. Refer a nurse for a PRN position, and earn $250 once he/she completes three shifts.
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Premium pay
  • Same Day or Weekly Pay
  • Ability to work in premier facilities
  • Access to Chief Nursing Officer 24-7
  • Access to Social Worker 24-7
  • Group Health insurance benefits:
    • Medical Plan
    • Dental Plan
    • Vision Plan
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • AD&D Insurance

Benefits of being a GIFTED TRAVEL NURSE

  • Private housing and housing allowance
  • Personal Career Coach
  • Extremely competitive personalized pay package


GIFTED Healthcare is a company that believes in the power of one person to make a difference in patient care. Join the ranks of our rapidly growing team of healthcare professionals, and become that difference!

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