Travel Physical Therapy Jobs

There are many advantages to choosing a travel physical therapy job—Travel physical therapists get to visit exciting locations, gain valuable experience in a variety of clinical settings and meet new and interesting people along the way. 

Travel physical therapy jobs are currently one of the fastest growing career opportunities for physical therapists. If you’re a PT who yearns for adventure and professional challenges, a career as a traveling physical therapist may be the answer to your dreams. 

Advantages of Travel Physical Therapist Jobs

If you're a physical therapist looking for great pay, outstanding benefits, and world-class customer service, a travel physical therapist job is right for you. There are many reasons why people choose travel physical therapy jobs. These include: 

Travel physical therapy jobs are very lucrative.
Typical travel physical therapy jobs can pay 15%-20% more on average than permanent positions. Travel PT jobs may also offer bonuses for completing a 13-week assignment or recruiting friends and colleagues. Onward Healthcare offers both referral bonuses for travel physical therapists, as well as PTAs, OTs, COTAs and SLPs.  

Travel physical therapist jobs allow you to explore the country.
A physical therapy travel assignment is an unique opportunity that allows travel PTs to work in the location of their choice throughout the county. Whether you are looking for Florida in the winter or New England in autumn, a travel physical therapy job will allow you to explore the country while working in top healthcare facilities. In addition, Onward Healthcare provides our travel PTs with round trip travel reimbursement, as well as free private housing on each physical therapy assignment.  

If you prefer the freedom of working as contractor but are not looking to travel, your recruiter can work to help you find a local physical therapy assignment right in your area. This will allow you to enjoy all of the same perks of traditional travel physical therapy jobs, while remaining close to your home or family and friends.

Travel PT jobs open the door to a variety of settings.
Working as a travel physical therapist provides you with the opportunity to work at leading hospitals, outpatient clinics, long-term care facilities and schools. You can choose a new setting to work in for each new travel PT assignment, or stay at the same facility for multiple assignments. When you work as a travel PT, the choice is up to you.

Travel physical therapist jobs build your resume.  
Traveling physical therapy jobs provide PTs with the opportunity to practice in a variety of healthcare settings at leading facilities across the country. By working as a travel PT, you can benefit from numerous networking opportunities and establish lasting connections that will help your advance your career as a physical therapist. These experiences, along with the variety of responsibilities and tasks you'll assume, make travel physical therapist jobs a great resume builder. In addition, travel PT jobs allow you to build upon your skill set and advance your physical therapy career by learning new practices and gaining valuable experience.

Travel PT jobs come with world class support.
At Onward Healthcare, we understand the support that a travel physical therapist requires while on assignment. Typically, a travel physical therapy assignment lasts 13 to 26 weeks. With all your potential address changes, you may wonder:  

  • How will I choose an apartment?  
  • How do I get my paychecks?  
  • How will I get my paperwork ready for my next assignment? 

As a leading physical therapy and travel nursing employment agency, Onward Healthcare answer all of these questions and more. We will work with you to arrange your housing, answer any questions you have regarding your pay and benefits, and help you get oriented and settled into your new physical therapy job. Your personal recruiter will also work with you to make sure you obtain all the licenses you require for practice in each state you work in.

Get Started in a Travel PT Job

With all of these world class advantages—great pay, benefits and support—there's no better time to start a travel physical therapy job! Simply fill out our online application for PTs, email a recruiter, or call our nationwide rehab staffing office at 1-800-278-0332 for more information.

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