Travel Physical Therapy Career Guide: Step 2 – Know where you want to go.

The second thing you need to do in the process of starting your travel rehab and therapy career is determine where you want to work. Just as figuring out why you want to travel will play an important role in a lot of the future decisions you will make as a traveling therapist (regarding your career), so will where you want to go.

The second thing you need to do in the process of starting your travel rehab and therapy career is determine where you want to work. Just as figuring out why you want to travel will play an important role in a lot of the future decisions you will make as a traveling therapist (regarding your career), so will where you want to go.

Here are some basic questions you can ask yourself to help determine where you want to go:

  • Are you interested in travel for travel’s sake?
  • Are you looking to get back close to family or friends?
  • Are there certain facilities you want to work in?
  • Do you have a favorite sports team you want to work near so you can see all the home games?
  • Do you have a hobby that can only be done in a certain part of the country? Like lighthouse tours? Or mountain climbing?

Here are some good websites to help you out too:

The choices are limitless, there are open rehab and therapy jobs all across the country so take some time to evaluate where you are in regards to this step and keep an eye out for the next installment of “Your Travel Therapy Career Step-by-Step”, where we will look at how long you want to be a travel therapist.

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Travel Physical Therapy Career Guide: Step 1 – Know what you are looking for.

Before you start out in your travel therapy career you need to evaluate exactly why you want to travel and what you hope to get out of it.

  • Do you want to make more money?
  • Are you trying to gain more experience to start your own practice someday?
  • Do you want to broaden the kind of patients you work with?
  • Are you looking for a change of pace?
  • Do you want to improve your current skills? Be exposed to new ones?
  • Are you interested in meeting new people?
  • Intrigued by new places?
  • Just need an adventure before you settle down?
  • Need an adventure now that the kids are in college?

Whatever your reasons are for choosing a travel rehab career it is important to know them going because they will guide many of the decisions you will have to make about the assignments you take and other key decisions as you move further in the travel rehab job process.

Featured Travel Physical Therapist Job in North Carolina

  • Travel PT’s (Physical Therapists) are needed for a 13 week assignment to start ASAP in a Hospital Setting located in Eden, North Carolina.
  • This is one of the most popular states to travel in with lots of things to do and beautiful scenery.
  • This position won’t be open long.
  • Great Benefits and Pay!
  • Please call Medical Solutions at (866) 633-3548 to speak with a Career Consultant regarding this travel assignment!

To learn more about this travel occupational therapist job click here.