Find A High Paying, New Grad Friendly Occupational Therapy Job in Oklahoma With Advanced Travel Therapy.
After passing the NBCOT and becoming a full-fledged OTR/L, we are sure that you want the hard part to be over. It should be; getting a great job after all the studying and fieldwork should be the stress-free reward you’ve always wanted. With Advanced Travel Therapy by your side, it can be. We have a “No Worries” New Grad Program that will hook you up!
As a new grad OT on our team, you will get high pay, world-class benefits, and reliable clinical support from an experienced OT Mentor. You’ll also be able to pick a setting and a location for a 13-week assignment while an Advanced Recruiter lines up the job and negotiates your salary.
If you already live in Oklahoma, you’re still eligible for to join our and start a travel OT job with Advanced. If you’re interested in a new grad travel OT career in OK, apply with us today or call 1-800-330-7711.
More About New Grad OT Jobs in OK
How Much Do OTs Make In OK?
$45.08 per hour
$2,158 per week
$80,834 per year
These Oklahoma averages are on fire! According to Indeed, the hourly mean is 11% higher than the national average, the weekly 9%, and the yearly salary is 6% higher. A new grad, however, must keep in mind that experience is a significant factor impacting pay, so a therapist’s first job may not be the highest paying.
One way to ensure that pay is as high as possible right out of school is by becoming a travel OT with Advanced Travel Therapy. Travel therapists can take advantage of tax breaks, stipends, bonuses, and reimbursements that elevate their compensation packages way above counterparts in permanent positions.
If you’re interested in earning more as a new grad travel OT in Oklahoma, apply now!
OT Settings in Oklahoma
Traveling as an OT guarantees more than just awesome compensation, great perks, and mentorship. It guarantees an unparalleled level of professional and personal flexibility. 13-week assignments provide the freedom to prioritize and pursue dreams. A new grad OT can try different settings in the same state, the same setting in different states, or extend at ones they love. Planning assignments and time off how they see fit, they can become the therapists they want to become without sacrificing their own personal wants and needs.
A few of the settings you can try out in Oklahoma include:
Home Health Agencies
Long Term Care Facilities
Acute Care Facilities
Skilled Nursing Facilities
A new grad occupational therapist working in an acute setting will learn to assist in the stabilization of patients in critical condition. According to AOTA, OTs will facilitate early mobilization, restore function, prevent further decline, and assist the medical team in coordinating care, transitions, and discharge planning. A few of the interventions that will come up in an acute setting include:
- Training families and caregivers to assist with range-of-motion exercises, safe transfers, and mobility.
- Providing training in self-care activities with adaptive medical equipment.
- Remediating upper-extremity weakness.
Oklahoma OT Licensure Board Oklahoma Medical Board
101 NE 51st St, Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Do you need an Oklahoma license to take an OK travel assignment? Yes.
Does the licensure process need to be costly or stressful? No, absolutely not.
Advanced Travel Therapy will reimburse you for the $120.00 Oklahoma license fee when you take your assignment. We will continue to reimburse you for one license or renewal per assignment. Also, your Advanced Recruiter is trained to make the process less stressful for you. So don’t worry, we’ll support you as you make your own career moves!
If you want to learn more about the Oklahoma OT License or licensure in other states, check out our comprehensive Occupational Therapy Licensure Boards Guide.
Living In Oklahoma
Have you always wanted to experience small town USA? If so, Oklahoma is the answer! There are so many quaint towns with mom-and-pop shops, salt of the earth eateries, and good people, that every list you’ll find online of the best towns and cities will be different. A few of the ones that get mentioned the most include:
- Medicine Park
- Pauls Valley
- Broken Bow
A sometimes overlooked tidbit, Oklahoma actually has more diverse terrain per square mile than all the other states in the country. From forests to lakes, you’ll get your fill of the outdoors in the Sooner State. Whether you’re an OT who wants to thrill-seek or just take in the views when not at work, you’ll find what rocks your boat here.
Another unique Oklahoma experience you may want to try out is driving Route 66. Although the iconic highway stretches beyond the state, the quirkiest sights and food joints are in OK. A few of the must see attractions are The Blue Whale, Round Barn, Pops, and Totem Pole Park.
OK also provides its visitors the opportunity to experience two cultures, the American Indian and the Western. You can visit centers, museums, rodeos, and outfitters throughout the state that will give you a glimpse into the real lives of cowboys and cowgirls. You can also explore the history and heritage of the American Indian and indigenous roots of Oklahoma by visiting various landmarks, lands, and education centers.
A few of the Oklahoma must-see attractions to fit into your assignment include:
- Talimena National Scenic Byway
- Oklahoma City Stockyards
- Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge
- Will Rogers Memorial Museum
- Honor Heights Park
- Lake Texoma
- Mount Scott
- Eskimo Joe’s
If you’re not an OT yet but are interested in becoming one on Oklahoma, check out The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center’s OT Program. As you get closer to graduating make sure you check our blog where you’ll find a lot of good information for new grads.
100% Paid Medical Coverage
401k with Company Matching
Customized Travel Packages
Robust Clinical and Lifestyle Mentorship
Large Support Staff
State Licensure Reimbursement
Significant Referral Bonus
Exceptional Customer Service (24 hours/day)
Corporate Furnished Housing or Generous Lodging Per Diem
Travel Expense Allowance
Meals and Incidentals Stipend
Professional & General Liability Coverage
Advanced Education CEU's
Why Advanced Medical
Joining the Advanced Medical team gives you the attention you deserve. We work closely with each candidate to find the right fit clinically, culturally and financially. We also offer:
- Five-star customer service
- Clinical & licensure support
- and much, much more!
Joint Commission Certified
Advanced found me the perfect travel job in an outpatient setting. It was such a great match that I ended up staying on as a full time employee. If I decide to ever travel again, I will not hesitate to call Advanced.Mary T.
After traveling with several different travel companies I found Advanced. I have now completed 3 great assignments and will never leave this company. Finally a company that actually delivers on what they say.Linda W.
We Just moved into my apartment provided by Advanced and we are loving it! My wife and I are both therapists and the apartment is amazing, it has its own movie theater, fitness center and many other amenities.Michael F.
I was referred to Advanced by another traveler in my building that worked for them. She kept telling me that they really do customize packages and pay top rates so I called them and that is exactly what they did.Nancy P.