OT Practice Setting Pros and Cons: Outpatient Therapy & Home Health

outpatient therapy and home health

Challenges and barriers are inevitably present in any job field. The particular obstacles may vary from setting to setting, or they may be a result of the job itself. No matter the source, it is important to know what they are before accepting and starting a new job or career. This is especially of note for healthcare professionals, who are often expected to begin patient care soon after entering a facility’s doors.

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By Brittany Ferri

Challenges and barriers are inevitably present in any job field. The particular obstacles may vary from setting to setting, or they may be a result of the job itself. No matter the source, it is important to know what they are before accepting and starting a new job or career. This is especially of note for healthcare professionals, who are often expected to begin patient care soon after entering a facility’s doors.

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OT Practice Setting Pros and Cons—Inpatient Rehab and Skilled Nursing Facilities

skilled nursing facilities

It is typically seen as an advantage of a profession when there are many avenues for your career to take. Depending on the type of facility they work at, an occupational therapist can enter new roles, gain diverse work experience, and hone a range of skills. However, as a new therapist, the same element that makes occupational therapy so advantageous is something I found particularly trying. Graduating as generalists automatically prepares an occupational therapist for work in nearly any setting. This adaptability can be quite overwhelming, as it entails deciding which practice setting is the best fit, before having any paid work experience.

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