Category: Travel Therapy

Managing a Family and a Travel Therapist Career

Therapists with families often deny themselves the prospect of considering travel as a key component of their careers. Given the demands of family life, spending time potentially months at a time away from the nest is just not something they can consider. However, careful planning and the right travel agency can make this a viable ….

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What to Look for in a Travel Therapist Company

Be prepared for an overload of information when searching the Internet for information on travel companies serving physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech therapists. It isn’t a question of whether you’ll find the needed information, but how to determine the legitimate firms from the fly-by-night entities. Sifting through the myriad of services is less burdensome ….

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Housing Options for Travel Therapists

Travel and medical careers are two terms not often associated with each other. But the high demand for traveling occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech therapists and the like means that those with wanderlust can have the best of both worlds. But that doesn’t mean you need to take a crash course to become a travel ….

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Getting to Your Travel Therapist Assignment

Once you’ve received your travel rehab therapy assignment, you’ll need to start preparing to get there. Most travel therapists get to their assignments by car, so you’ll need to take everything you need in your vehicle (although you can ship a few larger items ahead). Naturally, the length of your assignment will dictate how many ….

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Tax Advantages of Working as a Travel Therapist

If you’re thinking of working as a traveling speech, physical or occupational therapist, you’re probably thinking of how great it could be to travel around the country. But you also might want to consider the potential tax benefits of work as a traveling rehab therapist. You may see a significant tax advantage when you work ….

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Is a Career as a Travel Therapist Right for You?

Working as a travel therapist (OT, PT or speech) can be an absolutely terrific phase of your career. Naturally, not everything about being a travel therapist is terrific. Here are some of the less-than stellar aspects of working as a travel therapist: Of course, one of the best benefits to working as a traveling therapist ….

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The Benefits of Working as a Travel Therapist

If you’ve ever had the desire to travel to different parts of the country using your physical, occupational or rehabilitation skills in facilities where they’re needed most, consider working as a travel therapist. The benefits of doing so are many. Here are just a few: You’ll more than likely make more money. The hourly wages ….

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