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Written by Shilah Todd, Published on November 28, 2017

We all know that applying for OT jobs is intimidating.

It is especially stressful applying for OT jobs since this may be your first "real" job as a new grad occupational therapist.

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Topics:acute careapplying for jobsapplying to OT jobsCareerscover lettercvinterviewjobsLicensureNew gradNew Grad SuccesspediatricsresumesalarySNF

Written by Dominic Lloyd-Randolfi, Published on July 26, 2017

Not sure which setting will work best for you as a new OT? Been practicing for years, but need a reset to the basics? Take our quiz and find out which occupational therapy setting is the best for you!

NewGradOccupationalTherapy.com has created this assessment to help you determine what occupational therapy setting is best for your career, given your current set of circumstances.

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Topics:CareersClinicalcover letterGrad Schoolhome healthinterviewLicensuremental healthNew gradnew grad otNew Grad Successoccupational therapy settingsOT settingspediatricsresumesettingsettingsSNFtraveltravel OTtravelerUncategorizedundecided

Written by Shannen Marie Coley OTR/L, Published on July 6, 2017

First impressions matter

NGOT has branched out from our standard content to provide a retail product review on Clinitote, a luxury medical apparel company, to propose a solution of keeping your clinical tools organized while remaining stylish on and off the clock.

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Topics:Clinicalclinitotefashionolder adultsRehabSNFUncategorized

Written by Natasha Freutel, Published on March 16, 2016

Skilled nursing brings with it many challenges for a new therapist, including the occasional difficult patient.

If you work in a facility that treats Medicare A patients, you may feel the pressure to acquire a planned number of treatment minutes per day. This task is made more difficult on the days that difficult patients do not want to participate. You may also have one or two challenging patients that never wish to do therapy because they are “too sick and tired.” There is also the patient who feels they don't need therapy because, in their mind, they are completely fine. Try these five creative ways to incorporate important treatment minutes which will benefit both you and the patient, and keep your supervisor happy.

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Written by Natasha Freutel, Published on March 2, 2016

So you are barely done with school and you are already being approached by recruiters.

Their email starts off something like this, "We have an amazing opportunity for you at a skilled nursing facility! You will love it! We will give you a bonus and relocation money as well!"

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Topics:applying to OT jobsCareerscontinuing educationpatientspros and consSNFtips for new gradstips for occupational therapy students

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