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Old 12-18-2011, 02:09 PM
 
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I was interested in finding out about medical field jobs in the area. I am a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant and my girlfriend is in medical billing. I am currently on a 3 month travel assignment in Pensacola ending in early March. At the completion of this assignment i'm looking to relocate to a permanent position somewhere in Florida. What medical facilities are in the area, and what are the prospects of securing employment? I would appreciate any info you may have.
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Old 12-18-2011, 02:45 PM
 
Location: Port Charlotte, FL
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Jobs are pretty hard to find in this area. Some of the medical jobs are temp jobs. Medical billing will be harder to find than Occupational Therapy Assistant. A lot of the occupational therapy jobs are travel assignments.

Here are some job search sites: www.employflorida.com, www.indeed.com, www.simplyhired.com, www.jobfocus.com, www.heraldtribune.com, www.yoursun.net

Also try the local hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Go to their web sites individually to see what employment opportunities are available.
Fawcett Memorial Hospital – Port Charlotte, FL
Peace River Regional Medical Center – Port Charlotte, FL
Sarasota Memorial Hospital – Sarasota, FL
Doctors Hospital of Sarasota, Sarasota, FL
Englewood Community Hospital, Englewood, FL
Venice Regional Medical Center, Venice, FL

Some current openings:
Occupational Therapy Assistant – Genesis Rehabilitation Services
1-877-403-JOBS

Occupational Therapist Assistant – Horizon Bay Waterside, Sarasota, FL
Contact Laura Nobles, 866-400-4557
lnobles@brookdaleliving.com

Occupational Therapy Assistant – Traverse Healthcare (Travel job)

Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant – Aegis Therapies, Sarasota
http://jobs.goldenliving.com/us/sarasota/rehabilitation/jobid2014895-cert-occupational-therapy-asst

Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant – MAS Medical Staffing, Sarasota (Travel)
Contact Deavin Boehme 800-657-6517
deavin@masmedicalstaffing.com
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Old 07-10-2012, 08:22 PM
 
Location: New Mexico (for now)
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hhhuuuuppp.....I was going to go to the community college in Bradenton to become an OTA. I am a 56 yr old Dental Assistant and figured that perhaps I should move from the Dental because of my age. Maybe they like "older" Dental Assistants in Florida cause here in New Mexico they sure do not.
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