About the job:
As an Occupational Therapist, you help patients regain their ability to perform daily living and work activities. These patients have generally lost these abilities because of mental, physical, or developmentally or emotionally disabling conditions.
As an Occupational Therapist, you may have to:
- Deal with difficult patients
- Physically lift your patient from one place to the next, sometimes, that patient can be twice your size!
As an Occupational Therapist, you will get to:
- Improve the health and lives of your patients
- Benefit from the fact that this career is growing in demand
- Specialize, if you choose to, in fields such as Women's Health
- 35-40 hours per week
- Limited Travel
As an Occupational Therapist, you mostly work regular hours at a hospital, a health centre, or other facility. You may work extra hours on evenings and weekends to help some patients.
Are you the right fit?
- Life Sciences
Will you make money?
There is a small fee of $75 for participating in this activity, which also includes a meal, a take home certificate, and more.
For questions, please email [email protected].
Not all of us are lucky enough to make it through life unscathed, that’s why people like Lynn in this Insider Interview do what they do. Lynn is an occupational therapist who uses her skills to help injured people get back to the basics and live a full, healthy life. For a job that takes tons of patience, it sure seems rewarding!
Lynn studied occupational therapy in college and she is now working at Al Rahma school in Tripoli Lebanon. She uses very advanced technology to help kids, with physical and learning disabilities, become independent again.
Lynn thought she wanted to be an actress but she liked this job when she first heard about it because she enjoys helping people improve their lives.