How to Make the Most out of your Travel Assignment

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How to Make the Most out of your Travel Assignment When you complete a travel assignment, you typically only have 13 weeks to live at your job location. This time will fly by faster than you think. It can be difficult to explore a new place in a short amount of time while working full time, but that’s what this … Read More

How to Find Housing for your Travel Assignment

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How to Find Housing for your Travel Assignment If you currently looking for a placement or are just considering a career as a travel healthcare worker and perhaps may not choose to live in a van/RV/something mobile, finding housing will be necessary for each assignment. It can be difficult to find short term furnished housing that’s not outrageously priced. This … Read More

How to Pick a Travel Company

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How to Pick a Travel Company: For Traveling Healthcare Professionals So you have decided to become a traveling healthcare professional ! Weee! Now what? Most traveling healthcare workers work with an agency, but there are SO many! How does anybody pick one? I wish I could tell you all that one company was the best but thats simply not the … Read More

7 Reasons Why you Should Travel to Alaska

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7 Reasons Why you Should Travel to Alaska I came up to Alaska in July of 2016 on a whim. I was only anticipating living here for one 13 week assignment. Here I am, 7 months later, with plans of staying for one whole year.  I am completely blown away by everything about this place: the people, the wildlife, the … Read More

5 Interview Tips to Land a Travel Job

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5 interview tips to land a travel job One unique aspect of travel therapy and travel healthcare professionals is the typical one-time phone job interview.  For me, these have typically lasted 15-30 minutes and typically you know if you were offered the job within 1-2 days. As someone who is absolutely terrible at phone interviews and who has on many occasions … Read More

My Awkward First Day of My Very First Travel Therapy Assignment

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My Awkward First Day of My Very First Travel Therapy Assignment I have spoken to a number of travel occupational/physical/speech therapists and have compared stories about the very first day of a first ever travel therapy assignment, and they pretty much all have a few things in common.  The most common themes are: feeling unprepared, overwhelmed, and pretending to know … Read More

Why I Chose Travel Occupational Therapy

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Why I Chose Travel Occupational Therapy I have been working as an Occupational Therapist for about 4 years now, and I LOVE being a travel therapist. For healthcare professionals, there are two main routes you can take for careers. One is the traditional full-time permanent position, the other is a non-permanent contracted position. Technically speaking, a travel position is a … Read More