Occupational Therapist Travel Job in Carlsbad New Mexico

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Specialty:   Occupational Therapist
City:   Carlsbad
State:   New Mexico
Metro Area:   Carlsbad-Artesia NM
Job ID:   872705
Shift:   Variable 8 - 40 Weekly Hrs.
Length:   13 Weeks
Est. Gross Weekly Pay*:   $2236
Start Date:   ASAP
Facility Setting:   Hospital
 
 

Assignment Location

American Traveler Allied has an opening for a contract OT in New Mexico. This assignment puts you in the Carlsbad-Artesia NM area. Enjoy the increased pay and new experiences that come with traveling to locations like Carlsbad, along with our full benefits package and top-rated customer service.
Carlsbad
 
 

Facility Details

This is an over 100 bed Hospital facility. Location Info: New Mexico's terrain is varied, and many spots average 300 sunny days per year.
 
 

Occupational Therapy Job Responsibilities

An occupational therapist is an allied professional who helps individuals improve motor and cognitive functions, thereby increasing their independence and ability to function within the home, school, workplace, or community.
 
  • Occupational therapists are often required to hold an American Heart Association BLS. They may also obtain an AHA ACLS or PALS depending on specialization.
  • Many occupational therapists choose not to specialize or specialize informally, meaning that they frequently care for patients of a specific age or case type but do not hold formal certification of this specialization. Those who do choose to pursue formal certification can do so through The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), which offers these nine specializations:
    • Board Certification in Gerontology (BCG)
    • Board Certification in Mental Health (BCMH)
    • Board Certification in Pediatrics (BCP)
    • Board Certification in Rehabilitation (BCPR)
    • Specialty Certification in Driving and Community Mobility (SCDCM)
    • Specialty Certification in Environmental Modification (SCEM)
    • Specialty Certification in Feeding, Eating, and Swallowing (SCFES)
    • Specialty Certification in Low Vision (SCLV)
    • Specialty Certification in School Systems (SCSS)
 
*hot job- fast start   $$ - above average pay in this specialty
 
 
Date Posted: 2022-05-11

* The estimated weekly gross pay is based on the specified number hours per week and includes available stipend amounts. Traveler eligibility is subject to company policy, as well as additional regulations and laws. Your recruiter can provide detailed pay information based on your individual requirements and situation.