FAQ Friday – What’s the process?

Q: I’m interested in traveling.  How do I start?  What’s the process?  How long does it take? First thing’s first– talk to a recruiter.  Your experience with travel therapy relies heavily on the recruiter you choose.  Don’t be afraid to “interview” a few of them.  During those interviews, you will learn all about travel and what

Continue reading

Top 6 Ways to use Social Media in Travel Physical Therapy

By Louis Teal – Social Media Rehab Therapy Recruiter.   Recently, I was featured in PT Pintcast’s series “6 Pack of Answers.” Follow and subscribe Jimmy McKay’s blog here.   Connect with the best recruiters and be open to chatting with them via messenger. We know it is hard to have a 15 minute conversation

Continue reading

FAQ Friday – Unethical practices

Full disclosure: this is not typical, but I have heard horror stories.  There have been times in the past where travelers have felt the facility were participating in unethical practices. So, what do you do if you are put in that situation? Immediately contact your account manager.  This is your license at risk!  They will

Continue reading

5 Ways to Boost the Recruiter-Traveler Relationship

By Louis Teal – Rehab Therapy Recruiter It is no secret that we live in a world in which building quality relationships is a necessity to succeed. The world of Travel Therapy is no different. If you ask anyone, the single most important factor to traveling as a Therapist is building a great relationship with

Continue reading

4 Big Mistakes to Avoid in a Contract Interview

By Louis Teal – Rehab Therapy Recruiter… Imagine this, if you would. You finally made the decision to travel as a therapist. Excitement is flowing through you. Your recruiter calls you to say they found you the perfect job; let’s say a 13-week assignment in Hawaii! The Director of Rehab calls you for a phone

Continue reading

Top 3 Ways to Land the Best Job After Passing Boards

By Louis Teal – Social Media Therapy Recruiter. Congratulations!  You just passed the NPTE/NBCOT!  The hours of clinical rotations and diligent study time have finally paid dividends.  A weight is lifted off your shoulders.  Now what? There are many students out there that are fortunate enough to be able to find work prior to taking

Continue reading

7 Reasons to Travel as a New Graduate

By Louis Teal – Rehab Therapy recruiter Congratulations, you just graduated from your Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy program!  Now what?  There are so many options for you.  As a recruiter, I have had the opportunity to coach countless new graduate therapists upon graduation.  Here are 7 reasons why I recommend going into travel therapy.

Continue reading