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Aide, Occupational Therapist
Summary Job Description Education Skills, Abilities and Interests More Information

ActivitiesUnder close supervision of an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant, occupational Therapist aides
typically prepare materials and assemble equipment used during treatment. They are responsible for a range of clerical tasks, including scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, restocking or ordering depleted supplies, and filling out insurance forms or other paperwork.

OutlookFaster-than-average-job growth

Median Income$27,430 per year in May 2010

Work Context & ConditionsThe hours and days worked may vary, depending on the facility and whether work is full-time or part-time. Many outpatient therapy offices and clinics have evening and weekend hours, to help coincide with patients' personal schedules.

Minimum Education RequirementsGeneral High School Program

SkillsSocial Perceptiveness, Instructing, Active Listening, Service Orientation, Reading Comprehension, Speaking

AbilitiesOral Expression, Problem Sensitivity, Oral Comprehension