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5 Tips For A Successful Short-Term SLP Travel Assignment

This guest post is from Sarah Lockhart, a speech-language pathologist who works in a variety of settings, including: private practice, telepractice, and short-term travel assignments. Sarah is a contractor in the school setting in a hybrid model, working via telepractice for three weeks a month and traveling onsite to schools one week a month. In …

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Virtual Mailbox: The Mail Solution For Traveling Healthcare Professionals

Moving every 13 weeks can be stressful for mail delivery. For my first few years as a traveling therapist, I was frustrated with missing mail. Using the mail forwarding system from USPS was a nightmare. The forward would come into effect late and I’d miss my mail, and I can’t even count the number of …

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“Will They Like Me?” Building Rapport In A New Setting.

As an employee at a large and diverse school county office of education (currently five schools treating students with a variety of moderate/severe disabilities) I’ve had a lot of opportunities for fresh starts and creating rapport with new coworkers; here are some things I’ve learned. Don’t Expect Much Warmth Or Trust Right Away When you …

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How to Find Short-Term Housing For 13-Week Travel Assignments

Congrats traveler!  You applied and got a job as a travel nurse or travel therapist.  Now you need to decide where you are going to live for the next three months.  Are you wondering how to find short-term housing? Related: Did you land here because you want to host travelers? If yes, check out this …

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