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OTR rates in Dallas-Ft Worth Metro for SNF

I'm an OTR at a SNF in Dallas-Ft Worth Metroplex. Right out of school, I accepted the full-time position (not PRN) for $36/hr. Now that I have 2...


Updated 5 days ago

How do I work as an OT in USA - 23 Replies

[QUOTE who="knormile in Chicago, Illinois"]Hello, I am from Colorado and went to Melbourne Australia to get my Master's of Occupational Therapy...

Samantha B

Best OTA to OT path?

Hello everyone! I am currently a COTA in Wisconsin looking to continue on to become an OT. I am in my 30's and looking for the best possible route...


Updated 6 days ago

OTA or straight for Master's OTR? - 22 Replies

[QUOTE who="bxm0032 in Dallas, Texas"]ANK25057, I'm in a similar situation! I hold a B.S. in Journalism (concentration - Public Relations) and a B.A....


OT jobs already drying up and PDPM is still almost a year away.....

I lost my OT job about 2 months ago and there are very few full-time OTR jobs in the Phila. area right now. I feel like PDPM is already at play,...


Updated 14 days ago

Careers othe rthan OT - 305 Replies

[QUOTE who="otstudent in Montebello, California"]Thanks so much for this!! I will be sure to do that. How did you know you wanted to be an OT? I’m...


Updated 14 days ago

interview about ot - 1 Reply

I would be willing to help you with an interview. You can contact me at every51@hotmail.com if you are still interested.


Updated 19 days ago

I'm torn between becoming a Speech Language Pathologist or Occupational Therapist? - 288 Replies

Hi, you seem very reasonable: ) I am possibly relocating to San Diego from New York. I am a newly made SLP and really need advice on what to expect...


Updated 20 days ago

How do you obtain observation hours for occupational therapy programs? (and other questions :) - 3 Replies

This post is probably too old to comment, but I'd like to share my "OT shadowing" experiences, volunteering to get my necessary hours. I was sooo...


Updated 24 days ago

Home Health Care Per visit rate - 34 Replies

As a new graduate, I was paid $57.50 per revisit, $60 for new eval as PRN OT in home health. I do not need benefit. I started 5 months ago in July,...


Updated 25 days ago

Getting into OT programs/My Stats - 1 Reply

Please take cost of tuition into account. Best of luck!


Updated 28 days ago

how to leave occupational therapy behind - 22 Replies

[QUOTE who="FGT in Greenville, South Carolina"]ZSmith2, You are absolutely right, the OT scope is so all-encompassing that it is so spread thin...


Canadian trained OT looking to work in Europe

Hi, I'm a recent graduate from the OT Masters program in Canada. I would like to work abroad in Europe, such as England. Does anyone know the process...


Updated 1 month ago

Don't do OT..I regret it. - 81 Replies

[QUOTE who="American in Minneapolis, Minnesota"]What a racist, go back to Germany[/QUOTE] What an ignorant comment - Go back to Germany?! So does...


Updated 1 month ago

Working In Australia from the US - 30 Replies

[QUOTE who="bkc in Brooklyn, New York"]I'm an American who studied at University of Sydney and just completed the program in Dec 2015. As for the...

Brittany Stout

question for OTs in Dallas TX Area

This question is directed towards OTs in the Dallas, TX area My name is Brittany Stout and I am 31 years old. I plan on starting my COTA program...


Updated 1 month ago

How many hours a week do OT's REALLY work? - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="Hoangot in Miami, Florida"]I am a practicing OT for over 10 years and I've never worked more then 40 hours unless I wanted to do...


What really is OT?

What really is Occupational Therapy? Many times, this is the question that I get as a student studying OT. However, I hope to clarify some aspects of...


first OT job, role not as expected and im unhappy

hi everyone, i hope you dont all think i patetic for this, i kinda just need to vent. I sarted my first evy OT job this week, i was offered a...

chelsea berlo

Updated 2 months ago

I am looking to form a study group or find a study partner for the NBCOT exam! - 90 Replies

looking for someone to study with. Also, anyone know resources to study? NBCOT study book vs the AOTA study book? any facebook groups? thanks...

Undergrad RBT/HHA/CNA

Doctorate Degree for Entry Level Positions by July 1st, 2027 by AOTA in USA. Thoughts?

Here is the link to the AOTA website that describes in better detail the policy change: https://www.aota.org/Education-Careers/Accreditation/acote-doc...


Updated 2 months ago

LIU Occupational Therapy or Laguardia Occupational therapy assistant?!? - 4 Replies

Im in the same boat, did any of u make a decision? I am more for taking the ota route because i am 30 with a 7 and 1 year old, I also worked as a...


Updated 2 months ago

Accepted at Alvernia for BS/MS OT program...not sure if I want to go there or try for Thomas Jefferson ? - 5 Replies



Updated 2 months ago

OT Bashing - 25 Replies

I wish OT would focus more on dressing, bathing, grooming, bathing and toileting skills (you know, all the things they tell the geriatric patient...


Updated 2 months ago

Am I too old to begin OT school? - 44 Replies

[QUOTE who="Levan in Anywhere"]Fourth: I think I may have finally found my calling in life. Something I can be proud of, and something I can...


Updated 2 months ago

OT as a guy / Guy OTs - 24 Replies

Thank you for this review; I'm a male and I'm planning to become an occupational therapy assistant soon.


Updated 2 months ago

Education for a Degree in Occupational Therapy - 7 Replies

I will be finishing up school for medical assistant how do I go into occupational therapy

Harshada Patil

Updated 2 months ago

OT Volunteer opportunities in Los Angeles area? - 10 Replies

I am looking for volunteer opportunities around LA area. Can someone suggest me please??

St Pierre

Updated 2 months ago

Can someone help me to see why I can't pass NBCOT Exam? - 9 Replies

Hello, I’m looking for study partners to study Occupational Therapy in the Orlando, Florida Thank You !


Updated 2 months ago

OT in acute care hospital setting - 50 Replies

[QUOTE who="OTR123 in Wausau, Wisconsin"]Hi. I just started my first OT job in an acute hospital setting. What are some tips/hints/suggestions you...


Occupational Therapy Documentation

I am interested to know what are the best resources others have found for completing quality OT documentation justifying skilled service.

Questionning OT Future

Updated 3 months ago

OT burnout - 471 Replies

What are other options outside of OT and DOR positions for there for us with similar pay? I have been an OTR for 5 years now and worked in SNFs,...


Updated 3 months ago

NBCOT study materials - 14 Replies

[QUOTE who="dadlynn in Tampa, Florida"]Do you still have the AOTA PDF? If so how much?[/QUOTE] pm me : eddiebee@juno.com


Updated 3 months ago

If you are an OT, OTA or Student what would you do? - 52 Replies

[QUOTE who="FGT in Greenville, South Carolina"]L. Morgan, I recently returned to school for an OTA program. I graduated and have been working for...


New grad pay?

Hello all! OT student here nearing graduation ! I am curious to know what the pay range is currently for OT new grads in New York ? (any...


Occupational Therapist in Bay Area!!

So I'm currently an undergrad and one of the career choices I'm interested in is Occupational Therapy. I want to know the reality of the career....


Updated 3 months ago

What are the best contract/PRN/travel rates per setting as an OTR and did you love the work? Mine are... - 1 Reply

Michael, I would love to chat and gather some tips for rate negotiation and what should be expected for full-time, pay-per-visit OT rates. Thanks!


Updated 3 months ago

Male OT regretting my career choice - 4 Replies

School-based OT, OT teletherapy (work from home), Home Health (make your own hours and refine higher level ADLs, leisure activities and environmental...


Updated 3 months ago

Home health rates in Portland, OR - 1 Reply

I contracted in a home health dept for a community hospital in WA for $100/hr 40 hour minimum for 16 weeks. Avg pay per visit is otherwise $100/eval....


Could you advise me where to go working?

Hello everybody. Today I resigned from a great company https://buyprofessays.com/. There were many wonderful specialists, editors and writers in...


Updated 3 months ago

Occupational Therapy vs. Recreational Therapy - 3 Replies

So why are there any Recreational Therapist out there, if all you need is an OT license? I am starting my Master’s Degree in RT this Fall and I plan...


Updated 3 months ago

Appealing NBCOT results - 6 Replies

Just to report back my experience. While I was pregnant, I took the OTR exam twice and missed the mark by 6 and 3 points. I wrote to them after the...


Updated 3 months ago

Starting a Private Pediatric Practice - 100 Replies

[QUOTE who="OTR107 in Arvada, Colorado"]Hi! I am thinking also about doing private pay. How has it gone for you? Thank you very much for your...


Updated 4 months ago

Just failed Level II FW...I need help! - 5 Replies

[QUOTE who="OTACA in Monterey Park, California"]I just failed my 1st Level II FW yesterday. I still can't believe this happened to me and I'm getting...


Options before going to graduate school?

Hey guys, this is first time I post in this forum, please excuse any mistakes I made. I am 23 years old male, just received my bachelor degree in...

Aisabelle in Oviedo, Florida

COTA requires vaccinations?

Hi everyone. After being an LMT for 11 years, I am seriously considering going into the COTA program at the local state college. I'm 43, need a...

OT123 in Los Angeles, California

Updated 4 months ago

Practicing in a private school setting - 1 Reply

Hello group! I've been gleaning information concerning starting a private practice. I'm considering venturing out with this after being approached...

asaswayOT in Cartersville, Georgia

Updated 4 months ago

Career change at 47 - 7 Replies

Hello, I would like to change my career from being a Masters level mental health counselor to become an OTA. The academic part, I understand will...

Jess in Astoria, New York

Updated 4 months ago

Non-clinical/less physical jobs for OT?? - 6 Replies

I'm a tiny woman in mid-20s, 5" and weigh around 90 lb... I'm one of the people that got accepted into OT school with no prior shadowing/volunteer...

Aspiring OT in Oshkosh, Wisconsin

Updated 4 months ago

Applying to OT schools; Worried about my GRE score :/ - 3 Replies

Hello everyone, I've been reading these forums for about 2 years ever since I looked into OT. I'm looking to apply to a masters in occupational...

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