There are a lot of assumptions made about travel therapy from therapists who haven’t yet experienced traveling. Traveling therapy gives you a ton of job flexibility in addition to your choice of setting and location.
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It is officially OT Month! What better way to celebrate all of the Occupational Therapists who are making a difference, than to share the perspective of one of our own? We recently had the chance to speak with Haley Krug, OTR/L, a Med Travelers OT currently working at a school in North Carolina. Haley was gracious in illustrating her field experience, along with how the COVID-19 has changed the therapy landscape in her district—and here’s what she had to say:
There are multiple mobile apps and websites available to assist travel therapists with everything from scanning, to driving directions, accommodations, and hiking. Here’s a run-down of our favorite free or low-cost apps for busy travel medical professionals.
You have a signed contract for an allied health job, your documentation is done and your housing is confirmed. Now you just have to pack…
As a travel therapist at Med Travelers, one of the unique perks of your job is, well, traveling! You not only have the opportunity to take enriching assignments and progress your career but also to explore the far reaches of the country on your own (paid) expedition. Whether you’re a new face to travel therapy, charging eagerly into adventure, or a road warrior seeking new frontiers, an assignment in Arizona might just be your next stop. So, where do you get started?
Fortunately, you don’t have to look far to set your sights on the American Southwest. We recently had the incredible opportunity to speak with a special guest, Lindsey Moore PT, DPT, on our I Need (Travel) Therapy Podcast—and she shared some key intel from her assignment in Kingman, Arizona. Here’s what she had to say:
Nothing makes you feel more like an adult than filing taxes every year. Like being an adult, it can make you feel overwhelmed and uncertain. Are you doing your taxes correctly, are you missing something? Here are few details every travel therapist should know when doing their taxes.