If you're feeling stuck or in need of a fresh start, taking your career on the road might just be the answer you've been looking for. Life can throw us curveballs, whether it's a difficult breakup or family issues, but the opportunity to embark on new adventures every 13 weeks can bring a sense of excitement and rejuvenation. Not only can you explore new places and make memories, but you can also do what makes you truly happy. With contracts available across the country, you have the freedom to choose when and where you want to start over.
While a rewarding career path, working in healthcare can also be incredibly challenging. It takes passion, dedication, hard work, and it helps to have a thick skin. Add the element of travel into your job title and it can be even more pressing, since you'll be moving from one assignment to the next; meeting and working with all different types of personalities. Some patients and coworkers will be encouraging, kind and caring, but others will be judgmental and harder to work with. Whether you're new to the world of travel therapy or allied travel, or you've been practicing all over the country for years, growing a thick skin will keep your spirits up and help you reach career milestones. Here are a few tips for taking harsh criticism working in travel healthcare:
While in school completing your Speech Language Pathology certifications, you likely heard of your ability to travel the country, make memories, and see sights you've dreamed of through travel therapy. Did you know that you can travel while completing your Clinical Fellowship Year? There are many benefits to working in travel therapy as an SLP-CF! Make memories on the road while growing your career in a way you can't with a permanent staff position. Read on to learn why you should consider traveling at this stage in your career:
While the heat is here with a vengeance, summer has only just begun! There's still plenty of time to find a travel healthcare contract that gets you out adventuring and making memories this season. If adventure is calling your name and you're feeling the urge to get out and explore the country, make sure you know where to earn the most this season as a travel therapist or allied professional. While you can find job opportunities in every state, there are specific regions of the country where you can earn more during the summer. Massachusetts, Maryland, West Virginia, Arizona, and Texas offer some of the highest paying contracts for traveler, let’s take a closer look at what they offer.