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Job Title: Occupational Therapy Technician

Job Summary: We are seeking a skilled Occupational Therapy Technician to assist our team of Occupational Therapists in providing high-quality care to our patients. The ideal candidate will have experience working with patients of all ages and abilities, and will be able to work collaboratively with other healthcare professionals to develop and implement effective treatment plans.


  • Assist Occupational Therapists in evaluating patients' physical, emotional, and cognitive abilities
  • Develop and implement treatment plans under the direction of the Occupational Therapist
  • Assist patients with exercises and activities designed to improve their physical and cognitive abilities
  • Monitor patients' progress and adjust treatment plans as needed
  • Document patient progress and communicate with other healthcare professionals as needed
  • Maintain a clean and organized treatment area
  • Assist with administrative tasks as needed


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of an accredited Occupational Therapy Technician program
  • Experience working with patients of all ages and abilities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other healthcare professionals
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to lift and move patients as needed

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certification as an Occupational Therapy Technician
  • Experience working in a healthcare setting
  • Experience working with patients with neurological or developmental disorders

Working Conditions: This position may require standing or sitting for extended periods of time, as well as lifting and moving patients. The Occupational Therapy Technician may work in a variety of healthcare settings, including hospitals, clinics, and rehabilitation centers.

Salary: The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, dental insurance, and retirement savings plans.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Occupational Therapy Technician

What is the best way to find and hire a Occupational Therapy Technician near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Occupational Therapy Technician applicants. Employers posting their Occupational Therapy Technician job on Indeed get about 13 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Occupational Therapy Technician applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Occupational Therapy Technician are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 15 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 13 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Occupational Therapy Technician positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Occupational Therapy Technician role?
SMS has 91% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Occupational Therapy Technician job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Occupational Therapy Technicians are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 180% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Occupational Therapy Technician applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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