Voyage Healthcare is looking for a Physical Therapist (PT) who is planning to travel to Marion, Virginia. The compensation for this job can be greater than a typical local position and includes travel expenditures, housing, as well as various other benefits. This job requires temporarily relocating to Marion. Our client is looking for a skilled PT that is able to start working quickly. For any PT that is seriously thinking of taking this job, start our electronic on-boarding paperwork immediately. To start this process, click the "Apply Now" button above. You'll discover that our application process is very efficient, organized and problem-free.
If you're a PT and have an interest in taking a job in Cedar Bluff, Chilhowie, Saltville, North Tazewell and Tazewell, this job could also be a good fit.
You should consider the pros and cons of taking a travel job, your area preference, as well as the sort of position you are searching for before accepting a travel job. It will certainly also be useful to take a look at the living costs as well as the salary that are associated with the position that you’re interested in.
Travel PTs have the benefit of a flexible schedule as well as the flexibility to choose from new positions and experiences. could pick a job in the area of your choice and have the chance to operate in distinguished medical centers.
A travel position could be the ideal opportunity for individuals that are looking for assignments that provide excellent pay and benfits, an adaptable schedule, and the ability to discover the nation.
Physical Therapists Are High In Demand
The U.S. Department of Labor reports that Physical Therapy is a profession that's expanding extremely quickly. The development rate is estimated at 34% over the next 10 years. The most recent data indicates that the ordinary PT was paid $85K last year. The leading 10% had an average salary of approximately $125K. The least paid 10% had an average annual salary of $58K.
Undoubtedly, there is a large gap in the low and high ends of the salary range. This wage differential is reliant on a number of factors, including area of expertise, geographic location, 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 must 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 United States need to obtain a DPT (Doctorate of Physical Therapy). Ensure the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy (CAPTE) recognizes the DPT program you pick. Students in DPT programs need to also finish a clinical internship.
One more way to separate yourself from other physical therapists and secure a high paying job is by earning 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.
Every state in the country requires a PTs to be licensed to practice in that state. Requirements may change from one state to another, but the majority of 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 full licensing requirements, contact your state board of physical therapy. Voyage Healthcare has licensing specialists who will assist you in getting a license in the state of your choosing.
Find a PT Job
According to Indeed.com, the nationwide average salary for PT jobs is $79,233 per year. This number is an average of what employers are currently offering in their position listings.
For those who are thinking about travel positions, these assignments typically pay around 15%-20% greater than permanently-placed jobs.
Part of what determines just how much you will be offered is based on your specialization. A physical therapist might specialize in a particular body part, like recovery from hip replacement surgery, for instance, and they may additionally have a geriatric or chronic care specialty.
Physical Therapist travel job listings occur on a regular basis. Sometimes, these positions are filled as soon as they are posted. At times, a position is filled within minutes. You can browse our available job listings to discover jobs that fit your individual interests and requirements .
New positions can appear daily, but sometimes we are not informed immediately when a job has been filled. In instances where the job you wanted has been filled, you can be sure that numerous new jobs will open soon. Our team of professional recruiters will assist you in discovering a job that is ideal for you.