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Occupational Therapy Assistant

Lancaster, New Hampshire, United States
December 12, 2018


Job Description

The Occupational Therapy Assistant implements occupational therapy programs and provides occupational therapy treatments to patients to facilitate increased independence and functioning, under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

Implements patient's individualized treatment plan as established by the primary Occupational Therapist

Works with other members of the rehabilitation team to develop programs consistent with the needs and capabilities of each patient

Instructs patients, families and other caregivers in the skills and techniques of the occupational therapy treatment program under the supervision of the Occupational Therapist


Must be a graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy Assistant Program according to AOTA and ACOTE standards

Must have initial certification obtained from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

Must be licensed and/or eligible for licensure as required in the state of practice

Requires good organizational and time management skills

Requires good verbal and written communication skills