Voyage Healthcare is looking for a Physical Therapist (PT) that is aiming to work in Newport News, Virginia. This position entails temporarily relocating to Newport News. The compensation for this position can be more than a typical permanent position and includes housing, travel costs, and other benefits. This facility is seeking a knowledgeable PT that has the ability to start working soon. For any PT that is seriously thinking about this assignment, begin our digital on-boarding documentation today. To start this process, click the "Apply Now" button above. You'll discover that our application process is very effective, organized and also problem-free.
If you're a PT and have an interest in traveling to Norfolk, Hampton, Portsmouth, Williamsburg and Suffolk, this position may be a great fit.
You ought to take into consideration the advantages and disadvantages of taking a travel job, your location preference, and the kind of position you are looking for before accepting a travel job. It will certainly also be useful to have a look at the living expenses as well as the wages that are often found in the job that you’re interested in.
Travel PTs have the benefit of a flexible schedule along with the liberty to select from new positions and adventures. could select a position in the location of your choice and have the opportunity to work in respected facilities.
A travel job might be the best opportunity for individuals that are trying to find assignments that provide excellent pay and benfits, a flexible schedule, and the flexibility to explore the country.
Physical Therapists Are High In Demand
The U.S. Department of Labor reports that Physical Therapy is an occupation that's growing very quickly. The development rate is estimated at 34% over the upcoming 10 years. The most current data indicates that the ordinary PT was paid $85K last year. The leading 10% had an average income of approximately $125K. The least paid 10% had an average annual income of $58K.
Obviously, there is a big gap in the low and high ends of the salary range. This wage differential is dependent on numerous factors, including area of expertise, geographic location, and advanced qualifications.
Below we’ll take a look at what it takes to become a travel physical therapist…
Post Baccalaureate Degree
Traveling physical therapists must gain a bachelor's degree, and then a post baccalaureate degree in order to practice. You may need to complete the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) to be accepted to a program.
Physical therapists in the U.S. must acquire a DPT (Doctorate of Physical Therapy). Make certain the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy (CAPTE) accredits the DPT program you select. Students in DPT programs must also complete a clinical internship.
Another way to separate yourself from other physical therapists and secure a high paying position 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 United States requires for physical therapists to be licensed to practice in that state. Requirements may differ 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 can help you in acquiring a license in the state of your choice.
Find a Physical Therapy Job
According to Indeed.com, the national average income for Physical Therapist jobs is $79,233 per year. This number is an average of what facilities are currently offering in their job listings.
For those who are considering travel positions, these jobs usually pay up to 15%-20% greater than permanently-placed jobs.
Part of what establishes just how much you will be offered is based on your specialization. A PT may specialize in a particular body part, like recovery from knee replacement surgery, for example, and they could additionally have a geriatric or chronic care specialty.
Physical Therapist travel job listings occur on a regular basis. Occasionally, these positions are filled as soon as they open up. At times, a job opening is filled within minutes. You can browse our available job listings to discover positions that fit your specific interests and requirements .
New jobs can appear daily, however in some cases we are not notified right away when a position has been filled. In instances where the job you wanted has been filled, you can be sure that several brand-new jobs will open soon. Our staff of expert recruiters will assist you in finding a position that is appropriate for you.