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Once-in-a-lifetime must-do adventures: Overnight kayaking in the Keys

Best Places to Travel

If you’re a travel therapist working in Florida who’s craving some adventure, kayaking the Keys overnight will deliver. Kayaking is already a popular pastime in the Keys, but paddling after dark turns the experience into an unforgettably magical experience. A tropical twilight journey  The Florida Keys are made up of 1,700 islands that are surprisingly easy – and quick – to reach via kayak. As Captain Tom Ashley, who works for the Little Palm Island Resort & Spa, told The New York Times, “Out here, you can see water in five different shades of blue. But often the only way to reach that water is in a kayak.”

4 Cities with High Demand for Physical Therapists

Best Places to Travel

When working as a Traveling Physical Therapist, it can be a big decision to choose which part of the country you want to travel to. Making a new home, even if it’s a temporary one, is an undertaking, and it can help smooth the transition if you’re happy with your choice. One way to ease anxieties about the move is to consider working in cities that have high demand for therapists. Not only is this quality good for your sense of job security, it can also mean you’ll have an easier time meeting fellow therapists who can become new friends. To help you in your search, here are four cities where Physical Therapists are needed and where they can enjoy a high quality of life.

The fight to save rural hospitals

Industry News, Physical Therapy

Rural hospitals play a critical role in the health care landscape, providing accessible coverage for residents of hard to reach, isolated communities. Mounting data is showing that these essential organizations, however, are at risk of becoming extinct.  The facts  The data about the closure of rural hospitals is sobering. Recent research has found that: 673 rural hospitals across 42 states are at risk of closing in the U.S., according to a report from iVantage Health Analytics.  355 of these hospitals are in communities with “great health disparities,” or areas with high risk of medical conditions.  These closures would result in 99,000 health care jobs lost. 

Lauren Started an SLP Assignment with Jackson and Met Her Husband #MatchMaker

Speech Language Pathology, Therapist Spotlight

Earlier this year, Cupid made an appearance in a small Arizona town near the borders of California and Nevada and forever changed the lives of two special people. At the Heart of Historic Route 66 sits Kingman, AZ, a dynamic western town that became the temporary home for Lauren, a Traveling Speech Language Pathologist on assignment with Jackson. Just a few months into her short-term contract at a local Skilled Nursing Facility, Lauren met Önder online. Within just a week of meeting each other, Lauren tells us they both knew this was “it.” The happy couple got married just 6 months later. So, we’re not saying that if you take a travel job with Jackson, you’ll meet your future spouse. But, you will. Maybe…