successfully negotiate your ot job offer

Successfully Negotiate Your OT Job Offer

Many occupational therapists find that, among their excitement and anxiety over starting a new job, the details sort of blur together. Employers present new hires with a ton of paperwork in a short time, which all needs signatures and your immediate attention. Contracts, disclosures, addendums, and more, can get very overwhelming very quickly. Therapists, especially […]

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10 Steps to Get a Job in Ergonomics

This is a guest post from ergonomics occupational therapist Kirsten Beshay, OTR/L. We want to give a huge thanks to Kirsten for sharing her insight on how to get a job in ergonomics!  I’m an occupational therapy practitioner (OTP) who transitioned from working in an acute inpatient setting to a corporate ergonomics position. Making the […]

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A Day in the Life Working in OT Teletherapy

For this “Day in the Life” article, we’re very excited to share what it’s like working in OT teletherapy, featuring teletherapist Rachel Morris, OTR/L. Huge thanks to Rachel for sharing her insight and experience working in telehealth! In 1990, I started my career as an occupational therapist. Throughout my career, I gained firsthand experience in […]

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How To Write a Great OT Cover Letter

How To Write a Great Occupational Therapy Cover Letter (with Template)

Writing an outstanding occupational therapy cover letter does just that: it makes you stand out from the crowd! There’s no shortage of OT students (or therapists) for that matter. It’s important to make sure your accomplishments and background are highlighted in the right way. You may be wondering what’s important to include. You may be […]

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Occupational Therapy’s Role in Driver Rehabilitation

As occupational therapists, we consider driving to be an instrumental activity of daily living (IADL) that may sometimes be addressed as part of treatment, but did you know that occupational therapy’s role in driver rehabilitation can be considered its own practice area entirely? Driver rehabilitation is a specialized area of occupational therapy that helps someone […]

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Occupational Therapy’s Role in Inpatient Settings

As an occupational therapy student, I remember being completely overwhelmed by all the different practice settings where an OT can work. In particular, I had trouble discerning between inpatient hospitals (also known as acute care hospitals) and acute rehab hospitals. In my head, I used those words interchangeably until I finally learned more detail behind […]

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