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Occupational therapy is a competitive field and a strong recommendation could be just what you need to land that next promotion or job opportunity. An occupational therapist recommendation letter should be written by a former employer, teacher or someone else who knows your professional history well. A recommendation letter provides a personal aspect to the job application process and gives employers a perspective on your past performance that they can trust as a reliable indicator of your future success.
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I am Jane Ellis’ faculty advisor and instructor in occupational therapy school. I am recommending Jane for the position of occupational therapist at your facility due to her dependability and skillful performance. Jane graduated in the top three percent of her class with a 4.0 grade point average and she excelled in the national occupational therapy honor society as well.
It is my professional and personal opinion that Jane has all the skills and traits required to be an excellent occupational therapist. Her studious disposition is essential in a field with constantly changing technology and professional standards. While in school, Jane excelled in a challenging course load and took multiple opportunities to attend seminars and conferences that would expand her practical knowledge of the field.
In addition to her academic and professional success, Jane has demonstrated her ability to work well with teams and patients in supervised practice situations. Her temperament and professionalism puts patients at ease and facilitates the therapy process. I have no doubt that she will be an asset to your facility as well as to your occupational therapy patients.