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nirvana1

Name:

Heather Parton

Interests:

becoming an OTA

Recent Forum Topics & Comments (27)
Forum Discussion Posted
Job > Occupational Therapy Assistant

Salaries on the upper-right look kind of high.

I'm definitely enjoying my new COTA career. I do want to earn up to $50 an hour in southern California, as a PRN employee, since my part-time employer has now cut the benefits due ...

9 months ago
Job > Occupational Therapy Assistant

Per Diem Salary?!?!

I'm also interested in learning what a "per diem" job in OTA is???? Anyone?

3 years ago
Job > Occupational Therapy Assistant

Anyone have an idea of what I should ask for in salary for a travel assignment?

anyone have salary info for traveling assignments?

Thanks!

4 years ago
Job > Occupational Therapy Assistant

How do the traveling assignment jobs work?

I'm trying to research what a traveling COTA does, to no avail. How do these jobs work? Thanks!

4 years ago
Job > Occupational Therapy Assistant

Yeah! I'll be starting the program this fall! Does anyone have info...

[QUOTE who="amatheny in Mary Esther, Florida"]im going to do the progrm but am starting my basics but no schools around here can tell me all the basics that i need to take ...

4 years ago
Job > Occupational Therapist

WTF? My college called me today, with my luck in getting starting this feb.8, but then..

but then the assistant to the program asked me, If I had "Abnormal psychology?" That is not one of the prerequisities, in fact the director e-mailed me back, after ...

4 years ago
Job > Occupational Therapy Assistant

Yeah! I'll be starting the program this fall! Does anyone have info...

[QUOTE who="Cindy in San Diego, California"]Don't get to excited, the future for COTAs as well as therapies for that matter is bleak. But I guess some people have to find ...

4 years ago
Job > Occupational Therapy Assistant

Yeah! I'll be starting the program this fall! Does anyone have info...

[QUOTE who="OTORNURSE in Hollis, New York"]Congrats!! If you dont mind me asking,what was your overall GPA when you applied??Im trying to get into a program.Good luck with ...

4 years ago
Job > Occupational Therapy Assistant

Salaries on the upper-right look kind of high.

[QUOTE who="Kate in Joshua Tree, California"]That's because many COTAs are being replaced by OTs in Calif. - possibly because Calif. has changed the law and COTAs cannot ...

4 years ago
Job > Occupational Therapy Assistant

Yeah! I'll be starting the program this fall! Does anyone have info...

info(real-life)starting salary info for california? I also have a bachelors in journalism. I don't know what they base starting salaries on. Any info. is appreciated.

4 years ago
Job > Occupational Therapist

YEAH! I'm in for the fall start OTA program! Does anyone know the starting salary for those in California?

I've been on a waiting list for 5 months, just received word that I can start in late august! I'm so excited.

Does anyone have real-life salary info for OTA's, in ...

4 years ago
Job > Occupational Therapist

CROSS FIRE

[QUOTE who="Indeedy!! in Los Angeles, California"]Meant to write, "billing" not "filling."[/QUOTE]

Please just stick with the "facts" ...

4 years ago
Job > Occupational Therapist

Why are you still in OT if you hate it?

[QUOTE who="Glenn in Bonney Lake, Washington"]I've had my fair share of OT and PT throughout my life because i was born with a birth defect. I was born with only 10% of my ...

4 years ago
Job > Occupational Therapist

What is it like to be an OTA?

[QUOTE who="Glenn in Bonney Lake, Washington"]What pharma company? If you dont mind me asking.[/QUOTE]

GSK

4 years ago
Job > Occupational Therapist

If you are an OT, OTA or Student what would you do?

[QUOTE who="OT is what it is... in Los Angeles, California"]My gosh ---- an OTA job is even worse than OT. No, there's not a lot of blood, spit and gore - that's nursing ...

4 years ago
Job > Occupational Therapist

If you are an OT, OTA or Student what would you do?

[QUOTE who="OT is what it is... in Los Angeles, California"]You know nothing about OT. It is mostly women - and not nice ones - they're very weird and strange - and bossy ...

4 years ago
Job > Occupational Therapist

Not happy

[QUOTE who="OT is what it is... in Los Angeles, California"]Forgot to add: ADL stands for "activities of daily living." Just fyi.[/QUOTE]

Thanks again!

4 years ago
Job > Occupational Therapist

If you are an OT, OTA or Student what would you do?

[QUOTE who="maltilda in Arizona"]You may like it then. I just don't care for CNA work. Never ever wanted to be a CNA and now I am doing those tedious jobs and despising it ...

4 years ago
Job > Occupational Therapist

If you are an OT, OTA or Student what would you do?

[QUOTE who="Glenn in Bonney Lake, Washington"]cont.

The same goes for the fitness center,restaurant,hospitality, retail jobs I've had in my life. Their goal is to ...

4 years ago
Job > Occupational Therapist

Not happy

[QUOTE who="Felicia08 in Massachusetts"]I'm sorry. I don't give out my private e-mail, but I would be happy to share any info I have w/ you on this forum!
Playing ...

4 years ago
Job > Occupational Therapist

Not happy

[QUOTE who="Felicia08 in Massachusetts"]I don't think the acitivities are beneath me, I just don't think they are very effective or necessary, and not worthy of the money ...

4 years ago
Job > Occupational Therapist

Not happy

[QUOTE who="Felicia08 in Massachusetts"]basis is upper extremity strength training - which is easy and can be done by just about anybody.

I love working w/ older ...

4 years ago
Job > Occupational Therapist

Is there anyone available for advice?

I started my thread earlier here, observing that the OTA forum appears to be inactive.

4 years ago
Job > Occupational Therapy Assistant

What do you enjoy most about your occupational therapy assistant career?

[QUOTE who="sparky in Spartanburg, South Carolina"]Oh for goodness sakes most people do not have the option to quit. We do it for the money period. Like any other job. For ...

4 years ago
Job > Occupational Therapist

Careers othe rthan OT

[QUOTE who="West Coast OTDUDE in Los Angeles, California"]Hey bro (i'm assuming you're a male per your screen name),

I must say that I'm in a similar situation as ...

4 years ago
Job > Occupational Therapist

What is it like to be an OTA?

I know this is a broad question, but I'm on the waiting list for the program, which should come to fruition by fall of this year. I've done my "homework", was a hospice ...

4 years ago
Job > Occupational Therapy Assistant

Pursuing a career as an OTA

Hello all! I'm on the waiting list for an OTA program. I have a bachelors in journalism, 7 years of pharmaceutical sales(laid off, gratefully!), and wanted to pursue a career ...

4 years ago