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Average Salary for Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant in United States National Average, United States

The average salary of a(n) Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant in United States National Average, United States is $58,685.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant in United States National Average, United States is $28.21.

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Gives occupational therapy services to patients including treatment, and assesses data and documentation under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist. Demonstrates and renders sound clinical reasoning in treatment planning, implementation, and monitoring of patient progress. Assists in evaluation of clients' daily living skills and capacities to determine extent of abilities and limitations. Recognizes and reports to Therapist when standard patient protocols or treatment plans need modification to meet individual patient needs. Administers therapy in the context of the patient's age, total needs perspective, and environment. Performs age appropriate advanced competency skills in area of practice and relative to individual patient's problems. Consistently reports to therapist patient progress/status to allow for updating goals and modification of treatment program. Recommends discharge of patient at point of optimal benefit of treatment, making appropriate provision for continuing services, if needed. Assists in planning and implementing educational, vocational, and recreational programs and activities established by registered Occupational Therapist, designed to restore, reinforce, and enhance task performances, diminish or correct pathology, and to promote and maintain health and self-sufficiency. Fabricates splints and other assistant devices. Carries out general activity program for individuals or groups. Assists in instructing patient and family in home programs as well as care and use of adaptive equipment. Prepares work materials, assists in maintenance of equipment, and orders supplies. May be responsible for maintaining observed information in client records and preparing reports. May teach basic living skills to institutionalized, mentally retarded adults. May assist Educational Specialist or Clinical Psychologist in administering situational or diagnostic tests to measure client's abilities or progress. Less

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