Occupational Therapist job description template

This Occupational Therapist job description template includes the list of most important Occupational Therapist's duties and responsibilities. It is customizable and ready to post to job boards. Use it to save time, attract qualified candidates and hire best employees.

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Occupational Therapist job description template

Occupational Therapist job profile

Occupational Therapist is a healthcare professional who is specialized in conducting patient evaluations and treatments for a variety of physical, emotional or developmental conditions. 

In order to attract Occupational Therapist that best matches your needs, it is very important to write a clear and precise Occupational Therapist job description.  

Occupational Therapist job description

Are you an experienced Occupational Therapist looking for an opportunity to advance your skills, career and lives of your patients?

If you are compassionate, enthusiastic, and a patient-oriented person passionate about healthcare and longing to make a difference, we have the perfect job for you! 

We’re looking for a committed Occupational Therapist to join our healthcare dream team whose goal is to focus on each patient as an individual to ensure that we are meeting their clinical needs and creating a fun and dynamic healing environment. 

Occupational Therapist duties and responsibilities

  • Conduct physical and psychological assessments of clients
  • Assess home and work environments of clients and deciding what adjustments are needed
  • Advise on adaptive equipment to help clients with daily activities
  • Develop a specialized treatment plan to help patient achieve as much as possible in regaining his/her well-being through exercise and/or use of prosthetic and orthotic devices
  • Preparing clients for return to work
  • Advise family members and other supportive individuals about the level of care the patient needs
  • Evaluate results and progress of occupational therapy on clients
  • Maintain professional knowledge and technical progress in order to provide clients with the best treatment available
  • Comply with federal, state, and local certification requirements
  • Document patient care in accordance with regulatory, licensing, payer and accrediting requirements

Occupational Therapist requirements and qualifications

  • Previous working experience as an Occupational Therapist for (x) year(s)
  • BA in occupational therapy from a university certified by the ACOTE (Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education) or AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
  • Certification by the National Board for Certification
  • In-depth knowledge of treatment practices
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal communication skills
  • Client-oriented approach
  • Compassionate and friendly personality

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