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Becoming a Successful Travel Medical Technologist

Becoming a travel medical technologist or clinical lab scientist is a lucrative and exciting career move! Working as a travel healthcare professional will help you advance your career, challenge you, and give you freedom and flexibility in a way that permanent positions can’t. There are a few ways you can set yourself up for success as you hit the road for your first contract, here are 3 tips for being a successful travel medical technologist: 

Becoming a Successful Travel Medical Technologist

Traveling Advice, Specialty Spotlight

Becoming a travel medical technologist or clinical lab scientist is a lucrative and exciting career move! Working as a travel healthcare professional will help you advance your career, challenge you, and give you freedom and flexibility in a way that permanent positions can’t. There are a few ways you can set yourself up for success as you hit the road for your first contract, here are 3 tips for being a successful travel medical technologist: 

Travel Therapy and Allied Housing Options

Choosing your next travel therapy or allied assignment destination is a thrilling experience. However, once you accept a contract it's time to get moving - literally. Finding short-term housing that meets all your wants and needs can be overwhelming. With this guide, we hope to reduce the pressure that comes with searching for the right place to live. Here are realistic housing options to consider, based on your personal preferences, wants and needs as a traveler: 

Travel Therapy and Allied Housing Options

Traveling Advice

Choosing your next travel therapy or allied assignment destination is a thrilling experience. However, once you accept a contract it's time to get moving - literally. Finding short-term housing that meets all your wants and needs can be overwhelming. With this guide, we hope to reduce the pressure that comes with searching for the right place to live. Here are realistic housing options to consider, based on your personal preferences, wants and needs as a traveler: 

Travel Healthcare With Pets: How to Register an ESA

Almost every day we’re asked by travelers, “can I bring my pet on assignment with me?” And the answer is absolutely yes, but it may be a bit more difficult to find housing. Many rental apartments or houses don’t allow pets on the lease, so if you can’t find a pet-friendly rental you may feel like your options are out. But, working in travel healthcare with a pet is totally possible! Classifying your pet as an Emotional Support Animal (ESA) might just be the way to go! ESAs can live in no-pet buildings and aren’t subject to breed or weight restrictions. Keep in mind, this isn’t a cheat code so you can move four dogs into your apartment; ESAs are federally mandated and regulated to protect both pet owners and landlords. Our pets can play a huge role in our mental and emotional well-being, so we're going over how the ESA’s guidelines for qualifying your pet, the documentation you need for landlords, and how to find a therapist or doctor to help:

Travel Healthcare With Pets: How to Register an ESA

Traveling Advice

Almost every day we’re asked by travelers, “can I bring my pet on assignment with me?” And the answer is absolutely yes, but it may be a bit more difficult to find housing. Many rental apartments or houses don’t allow pets on the lease, so if you can’t find a pet-friendly rental you may feel like your options are out. But, working in travel healthcare with a pet is totally possible! Classifying your pet as an Emotional Support Animal (ESA) might just be the way to go! ESAs can live in no-pet buildings and aren’t subject to breed or weight restrictions. Keep in mind, this isn’t a cheat code so you can move four dogs into your apartment; ESAs are federally mandated and regulated to protect both pet owners and landlords. Our pets can play a huge role in our mental and emotional well-being, so we're going over how the ESA’s guidelines for qualifying your pet, the documentation you need for landlords, and how to find a therapist or doctor to help:

Avoid Burnout as a Travel Healthcare Professional

Burnout is common in the travel healthcare industry, especially with the added strain of a worldwide pandemic the last two years. Being a healthcare professional is one of the most difficult, yet necessary, jobs you can have. Your career is all about putting others ahead of yourself as you care for them. It's virtuous and uplifting, but it can leave you completely drained. While burnout is common in the healthcare industry, the cause of it actually goes beyond just the environment you work in, or even the job itselfAs we’ll explore below, burnout is tied to several environmental and personal factors, some of which you can control, and some you can’t. Find out more about burnout and what you can do about it: 

Avoid Burnout as a Travel Healthcare Professional

Traveling Advice

Burnout is common in the travel healthcare industry, especially with the added strain of a worldwide pandemic the last two years. Being a healthcare professional is one of the most difficult, yet necessary, jobs you can have. Your career is all about putting others ahead of yourself as you care for them. It's virtuous and uplifting, but it can leave you completely drained. While burnout is common in the healthcare industry, the cause of it actually goes beyond just the environment you work in, or even the job itself. As we’ll explore below, burnout is tied to several environmental and personal factors, some of which you can control, and some you can’t. Find out more about burnout and what you can do about it: 

How a Pet Can Benefit Your Travel Healthcare Career

A career in travel healthcare means utilizing your skills and expertise across the country, discovering new places, and stepping outside your comfort zone. While this is an exciting time in your life, it's also nerve-wracking, and you may be considering bring a pet along for the journey to make it a bit easier. Whether you're thinking of adopting a new animal or bringing along a furry friend you've had for years, there are a lot of benefits to having a pet with you on your next travel therapy or allied job. Here are a few of the many ways a pet can benefit you, and how it can directly impact your career as a traveler: 

How a Pet Can Benefit Your Travel Healthcare Career

Traveling Advice

A career in travel healthcare means utilizing your skills and expertise across the country, discovering new places, and stepping outside your comfort zone. While this is an exciting time in your life, it's also nerve-wracking, and you may be considering bring a pet along for the journey to make it a bit easier. Whether you're thinking of adopting a new animal or bringing along a furry friend you've had for years, there are a lot of benefits to having a pet with you on your next travel therapy or allied job. Here are a few of the many ways a pet can benefit you, and how it can directly impact your career as a traveler: