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Occupational Therapists

Skills & Knowledge

 

Most Important Skills for Occupational Therapists


 

Most Important Knowledge Areas for Occupational Therapists



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Describe Your Skills


People who have worked in this career typically perform the following tasks. These statements can help a prospective employer understand what you can do, on a resume or during an interview.

  • Helping and caring for people.
  • Making decisions or solving problems.
  • Documenting or recording information.
  • Communicating with supervisors, co-workers, or people that work under you.
  • Collecting information from different sources.
  • Creating and maintaining interpersonal relationships.
  • Keeping up-to-date with new knowledge.
  • Thinking creatively.

 

Careers that Use Similar Skills


The following careers use skills, knowledge, and abilities that are similar to those used for Occupational Therapists.

 

View more careers in the Health Science cluster

View more careers in the Therapeutic Services pathway

 

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