Are you looking to see your career in a whole new light? What about traveling to exotic locations and strengthening your skills in your field? At Sunbelt, we understand the significance of your position and the passion it takes to dedicate yourself to your patients. We aim to provide you with the same dedication when looking for your next position.

What is an Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)?

Occupational therapy assistants carry out the treatment plan developed by an occupational therapist. These treatment plans are created to improve, correct, or introduce new movements for a patient to carry out their daily activities successfully. In addition, they can track the progress of patients for the OT to make any necessary adjustments to improve the treatment plan. COTAs have the opportunity to work in a variety of work environments, including hospitals, home health, schools and more!

Occupational Therapy Assistant Duties

Some of the responsibilities of occupational therapy assistant include:

  • Carrying out treatment plans with patients given by occupational therapists
  • Assisting patients in improving their motion in new movements
  • Improving patient interaction in daily activities
  • Tracking patient progress
  • Keeping a record of patient sessions

Typically, certified occupational therapy assistants need an Associate's degree from an accredited program to practice. You must also take and pass a certification exam. Licensure differs based on state and location of the job, so check with the laws in the state you plan to practice.

COTA Jobs Available Now

Our travel occupational therapist assistant jobs offer plenty of benefits to match your needs. Sunbelt offers medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401(k) retirement plans, short- and long-term disability, and more. Our referral and loyalty bonus programs allow our COTAs to earn extra cash and receive reimbursements for additional expenses, such as continuing education, travel expenses, and licensure. Our goal at Sunbelt is to find a position for you where you can make the greatest impact.

Contact Sunbelt to speak with a representative about our current COTA job openings or search our job board below for a quick look at some of our latest positions. Take advantage of the highest-paying occupational therapist assistant jobs in the country – apply today!

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