Beacon, NY (PressExposure) October 20, 2009 -- Occupational therapists treat patients of all ages. There are numerous occupational therapy job opportunities in Beacon, NY, which are directly advertised or informed by the various healthcare recruitment agencies. The healthcare recruitment centers offer part time or full time, temporary or permanent and traveling job opportunities for those who seek occupational therapist jobs in Beacon, NY.
To become an occupational therapist, one must have a masters or doctoral degree in occupational therapy. Occupational therapy jobs give you the opportunity to work in different job settings including hospitals, clinics, assisted living facilities, rehabilitation centers, nursing homes, state and local health departments, acute care facilities, home health agencies, long term care facilities, outpatient clinics, educational institutions and private practices. Other than this, occupational therapists have the occasion to work in educational institutions, schools, and universities as faculty.
Occupational therapists have to help disabled people improve their movements and restore their lost functions. They treat patients with permanent and temporary disabilities such as developmental disabilities, lower back problems, learning problems, birth injuries and mental disorders such as post traumatic stress, cognitive problems, vision problems and schizophrenia. They also treat premature babies in pediatric hospitals, kids having cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and other disorders. They also provide help in improving certain skills such as stress management, time management, and anger management. The wages for occupational therapists may vary depending on their specializations, experience, and location.
Occupational therapist jobs in Beacon, NY, carry various benefits including:
â¢ Paid housing â¢ Travel expenses â¢ Healthcare insurance â¢ Professional liability insurance â¢ Immigration processing â¢ Continuing education â¢ Additional state license â¢ Competitive wages â¢ Medical, dental insurance â¢ Completion bonuses â¢ 401(k) retirement plan â¢ Section 125 cafeteria plan â¢ Short term disability insurance
Individuals seeking a career in occupational therapy should have strong interpersonal skills, communication skill, empathy, integrity, and so on. As the requirement for occupational therapists is more than the number of therapists available, travel therapist jobs are available in plenty. Travel occupational therapist jobs are temporary assignments where the occupational therapists have to work in different places. You can seek the service of a reputable healthcare job consultancy and get a highly paid occupational therapy job. These recruitment agencies are very useful for internationally trained candidates as they provide visa and other assistances.