OTJD – An Occupational Therapy Job Directory for OTs and COTAs

Welcome to our comprehensive job board dedicated to Occupational Therapists (OT) and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants (COTA). Thousands of OT Practitioners (OTPs) trust us to help them find their next job and their future career. Whether you’re an experienced professional or just starting your career, discover rewarding opportunities that align with your passion for helping others through occupation.

Join a dynamic community where your skills in in client and patient care can make a profound impact. Browse positions nationwide in hospitals, clinics, schools, community settings, and more. From pediatric to geriatric care, find roles that match your expertise and career goals.

🚀 Start your journey in occupational therapy today and make a difference in the lives of those you serve!

Red Flags and Concerns with Other Job Posting Platforms

🌍 Navigating the world of job search boards can be a daunting task. With a plethora of platforms ranging from established sites like Indeed, Monster, and Glassdoor, to more informal channels such as Craigslist, Facebook, and various blogs, job seekers have many avenues to explore. While this diversity offers many opportunities, it also requires significant time and effort to sift through numerous listings.

❗ A primary concern, which spurred the creation of this platform, is the prevalence of proprietary job boards that are heavily influenced by specific companies or sponsors. These entities can sometimes create an illusion of a broad job market when, in fact, they predominantly feature opportunities from a limited circle of firms. Often, these are staffing agencies with a concerning number of negative reviews on social media warning potential applicants to steer clear. Unaware OT and COTA job seekers may find themselves dedicating considerable resources—time, effort, and even travel expenses—to pursue these opportunities, only to encounter less-than-ideal employment conditions. Unfortunately, this can happen on any platform, even the most popular ones mentioned above. So what can we all do?

💡 The first step is awareness. The next step is a better solution.

🤝 Our platform is an open-source forum that equally welcomes job seekers and employers. This initiative aims to dismantle any gatekeeping barriers, providing a more transparent and inclusive platform for job listings. While it’s inevitable that some companies will continue their questionable practices, being informed and having access to a wider range of job prospects can help you avoid potential pitfalls.

💬 To take this one step further, OT Job Directory features a review platform for users to describe their experiences (good or bad) with the public via comments. While these comments are anecdotal and subjective, they can provide insight (especially if there is a pattern of negative comments / upvotes) about a company or staffing agency and their practices. While we encourage honesty and transparency, please be professional and civil and refrain from personal attacks or any form of harassment and just state the facts. The truth will come out. Maintain a safe, respectful, and constructive environment for all of us and to help advance the OT profession.

📖 Disclaimer: in the spirit of the mission of its creators, job postings and comments on this website are not altered or moderated. So as you navigate through different job search resources (here or elsewhere), always conduct thorough research and due diligence before committing your resources to a particular job or company. This proactive approach can safeguard you against unwelcome surprises and help you make informed decisions in your job search. Best of luck in finding the right opportunity that aligns with your career goals!

🙏 If this free resource has helped you in any way, we would appreciate your comments and feedback, thanks!

Created with ❤️ by OT Dude, an Occupational Therapist

For Employers

Our job board attracts thousands of Occupational Therapists (OTs) and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants (COTAs) from diverse backgrounds and experiences, including new graduates and seasoned professionals alike. Whether you’re seeking to recruit top talent or advance your career, our platform offers opportunities across various specialties and settings. Start listing your job openings today to reach a broad and talented pool of OT professionals dedicated to making a difference in healthcare – all for free!

🌟 Reach a Dedicated Audience: Our job board is tailored specifically for the occupational therapy community, ensuring that your job postings are seen by thousands of Occupational Therapists (OTs) and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants (COTAs). This includes a range from eager new graduates hungry for their first real opportunity to highly experienced professionals seeking new challenges.

🔗 Connect with Top Talent: OT Job Directory is not just a job board—it’s a community. We attract professionals who are deeply committed to their careers and the future of healthcare. By posting here, you connect directly with candidates who are dedicated, skilled, and continually looking to grow professionally.

💡 Innovative and Transparent Platform: Unlike other job boards that may prioritize sponsored listings or those from particular recruiters, our open-source platform ensures that every job listing is treated equally. This means your listings are not buried under biased algorithms but are visible and accessible to all job seekers.

🔄 Continuous Engagement: Our platform encourages ongoing engagement. With features like user reviews and active discussions, your job listings become part of a larger conversation about the occupational therapy profession. This level of engagement leads to higher visibility and more informed applicants.

📊 Data-Driven Insights: Gain access to analytics and feedback that can help you understand how your postings perform. Use this data to tailor your recruitment strategies, ensuring that you attract the right candidates effectively and efficiently.

🤝 Support Community Growth: By choosing to post on OT Job Directory, you’re not just filling a vacancy; you’re also contributing to the growth of the occupational therapy field. Our platform supports professional development through resources and networking opportunities, making it a win-win for both employers and job seekers.

💬 Feedback and Interaction: Every employer has the opportunity to receive direct feedback from job seekers, providing insights into how your postings are perceived and what potential employees are looking for in their ideal job scenario.

🆓 Cost-Effective Recruitment: Posting job openings on our platform is completely free. This allows you to allocate resources elsewhere in your recruitment process while still accessing a wide pool of qualified candidates.

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