Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
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Your search for a fulfilling Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) job begins today. Whether you are looking for general career information or searching for work, Preferred Healthcare Staffing has what you need.
This page is designed to help those in the COTA profession to understand their career options and possibilities. When you’re ready to start your job search, apply today , and we’ll help you find the position perfect for you.
Occupational Therapist Job Description
Occupational Therapy Assistants have many duties and responsibilities. Firstly and most importantly, they carry out the rehabilitation plans and activities set by the patient’s main Occupational Therapist (OT) and document and report this progress to the OT and the patient’s family. They must also work to maintain a clean and positive work environment for patients to thrive in.
How Much Does an Occupational Therapist Assistant Make?
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the median annual wage for occupational therapist assistants was $61,510 as of May 2019.
Occupational Therapy Assistant Job Outlook
The demand for Occupational Therapy Assistants is projected to grow by 31 percent by 2028. This is much faster growth than average, even for healthcare professions. By comparison,the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that overall employment rates will only increase by around 10 percent over the same period, meaning that the COTAs will be in high demand for years to come.
If you would like more information about Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant jobs or are ready get started, Preferred can help. Apply today and get connected with the right assignment for you.