Voyage Healthcare is searching for a Physical Therapist (PT) who is aiming to work in Greenville, South Carolina. The compensation for this position can be greater than a regular permanent job and includes traveling expenditures, housing, as well as other benefits. This position involves temporarily moving to Greenville. Our client is looking for an experienced PT that has the ability to begin working quickly. For any physical therapist that is seriously thinking of taking this job, start our electronic on-boarding documentation right now. To start this process, click the "Apply Now" button above. You'll discover that our application process is very efficient, organized and issue-free.
If you're a PT and are interested in taking a job in Greer, Easley, Simpsonville, Taylors and Inman, this position may be a good fit.
You ought to take into consideration the pros and cons of taking a travel job, your location preference, and the kind of job you are seeking before accepting a travel position. It will also be useful to take a look at the living costs as well as the wages that are associated with the job of interest.
Travel physical therapists have the benefit of a flexible schedule as well as the flexibility to choose from new positions and adventures. can select a facility in the area of your choice and have the chance to operate in respected facilities.
A travel job might be the best opportunity for individuals that are searching for assignments that offer great pay and benfits, an adaptable schedule, and also the freedom to explore the nation.
Physical Therapists Are High In Demand
The United States Department of Labor reports that Physical Therapy is a line of work that's expanding very fast. The growth rate is approximated at 34% over the next 10 years. The most recent data suggests that the average PT was paid $85K last year. The leading 10% had an average salary of approximately $125K. The least paid 10% had an average yearly income of $58K.
Clearly, there is a big difference between the low and high ends of the salary range. This wage differential is reliant on several factors, including area of specialization, geographic area, and advanced certifications.
Here is a list of some of the things it takes to be a travel PT…
Earn Your Post Baccalaureate Degree
Traveling PTs are required to earn a bachelor's degree, and then a post baccalaureate degree in order to practice. You may be required to complete the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) to be accepted to a program.
Physical therapists in the U.S. need to acquire a DPT (Doctorate of Physical Therapy). Make certain the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy (CAPTE) recognizes the DPT program you pick. Students in DPT programs need to additionally finish a clinical internship.
An additional way to differentiate yourself from other physical therapists and secure a high paying job is by getting an APTA certification. Seventy-five percent of PTs do not have an APTA certification.
APTA specialty certifications are available in Sports, Orthopedics, Geriatrics, Cardiovascular and Pulmonary, Neurology, Women’s Health, and Pediatrics.
Get Your State Licensing
Every state in the U.S. requires a physical therapists to be licensed to practice in that state. Requirements can change from one state to another, but most states require:
- Passing the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE)
- Criminal background check
- Law exam
- Completion of continuing education credits (CEUs) - If you’re renewing your license
For a list of full licensing requirements, contact your state board of physical therapy. Voyage Healthcare has licensing specialists who will assist you in acquiring a license in the state of your choosing.
Find a PT Job
According to Indeed.com, the national average salary for PT jobs is $79,233 annually. This number is an average of what facilities are currently offering in their position listings.
For those who are thinking about travel positions, these assignments normally pay around 15%-20% greater than permanently-placed jobs.
Part of what establishes how much you will be offered is based upon your area of expertise. A PT could specialize in a specific body part, like recovery from knee replacement surgery, for instance, and they may also have a geriatric or chronic care specialty.
PT travel job listings occur regularly. Periodically, these positions are placed as soon as they open up. At times, a position is filled within minutes. You can look through our current job listings to find positions that fit your individual interests and requirements .
New jobs can appear daily, but occasionally we are not notified immediately when a job has been filled. In instances where the position you wanted has been filled, you can be sure that several brand-new positions will open soon. Our staff of expert recruiters will help you in discovering a position that is ideal for you.