Top "must-have" skills for this job – 1. Bachelor/Masters/Doctorate of Science degree in Occupational Therapy. 2. Current license/certification in the state of practice. Tell me about this job – The Occupational Therapist evaluates and treats residents in accordance with orders of the physician through the use of therapeutic procedures and assistive devices intended to maximize functional potentials in all areas of a resident’s life. The Occupational Therapist participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing support and information within the area of Occupational Therapy.