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More about Occupational Therapy Jobs in Chicago
Cook County boasts a low unemployment rate. Qualified occupational therapists have a variety of job options available to them. Determine what’s important to you and we’ll match you with the right OT job at the right employer. Here are some other important considerations:
Qualifications for Occupational Therapy Jobs in Chicago
OTs must have graduated from an ACOTE-accredited program. We work with OTs in Chicago who have completed an OTA program, those who have completed a Master’s-level program and Doctoral-level program. Once the program is completed (including fieldwork requirements), the candidate must pass the NBCOT Certification Exam. Additionally, there are options to obtain Board and Specialty Certifications for Illinois occupational therapists.
Work Environments for Occupational Therapists in Chicago
Occupational therapists in Chicago work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, outpatient therapy clinics, and inpatient rehab facilities, skilled nursing facilities, home care, schools, and sports training facilities.
Skills needed for Occupational Therapy Jobs in Chicago
Occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants (COTAs) in Chicago help people of all ages to be able to participate in the things they want and need to do on a day-to-day basis—through therapeutic use of everyday activities. OTs typically complete a personalized evaluation to help determine a patient’s goals. Then they prepare a customized plan to help improve the patient’s ability to perform daily activities and reach their goals. Chicago OTs monitor a patient’s progress to ensure that their goals are being met, and make any adjustment as needed.
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