Q: What do most travelers pack when heading out on assignment? A: Everyone is different. Priorities are always going to be different between people. Some of us cannot live without their Amazon Firestick and others just could not live without their favorite books. To each there own. That being said, there definitely are essentials to… Continue reading FAQ Friday – Packing
A: Many travelers have expressed feeling pressured to accept an offer simply because they interviewed with a facility. Most of these situations occur when a traveler didn’t have all the details of the job prior to being submitted and simply interviewed to get those details. Yes, it is true that some of their time may have been… Continue reading FAQ FRIDAY – Obligated to Accept?
Q: Is there a deadline to accept or decline and travel assignment offer? A: It is important to consider all things before making important decisions, especially when it involves a move to a brand new location for 3 months. The last thing we want is for anyone to feel pressured while making a decision. But,… Continue reading FAQ FRIDAY – Offer Deadlines?
Q: What are the pros and cons of travel therapy? A: There are definitely pros and cons to every decision that you make in life. Career choices can impact your life for the good and bad. It’s important to understand that everyone’s situation is different from one another. So, some pros I list will be… Continue reading FAQ FRIDAY- Pros and Cons of Travel Healthcare
Q: How do I establish and keep a “tax home?” A: Full disclosure, I am not a tax professional. However, I have worked in the industry for 5 years and this information comes straight from a tax professional in addition to my accounting department. It’s important to realize why travelers receive tax free benefits. The… Continue reading FAQ Friday – How to Establish a Tax Home
Q: Can I travel with my pets? How does housing work with pets? A: Yes, you can travel with pets! Who can leave their fur babies behind for a whole 13 weeks? There are only a few scenarios in which you cannot bring them along. If you are going to Hawaii, there is a certain amount of time… Continue reading FAQ Friday – Pets
Travelers live normal lives. They go out with friends at night. They exercise outside. Some take public transportation. They don’t live in plastic bubbles. Right now, it’s difficult to feel safe when out and about in public. Unfortunately, travel healthcare workers are not immune to that problem. So, how do travelers ensure they are safe… Continue reading 8 Ways to Stay Safe on the Road
Q: What happens if my contract gets cancelled? A: Albeit a rare occasion, s contract being cancelled is something that can happen in travel healthcare. There can be a variety of reasons a facility decides to cancel a contract. They could have found a full time employee and no longer need a traveler. They may have found a way… Continue reading FAQ FRIDAY – Contract Cancellation
Q: Can you take the NPTE or NBCOT exam prior to officially graduating? A: It is certainly a very exciting prospect to take your national board exam early so you can start practicing sooner rather than later! Each state has developed their own set of rules pertaining to the licensing of their therapists. Each one has their own… Continue reading FAQ FRIDAY – Early Boards?
Q: Will I get a pay increase for every new assignment or extension I take? A: It is our #1 goal to make our travelers happy. That includes paying our travelers what they deserve. We do that by making sure to establish a good bill rate with facilities prior to submitting any candidates or sending travelers to work there.… Continue reading FAQ FRIDAY – Pay Raises