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The Essential Packing Guide for Travel Nurses & Therapists

Are you a travel therapist or travel nurse about to embark on a travel assignment and don’t know what to pack?  You don’t want to forget something important at home, yet you don’t want to overpack. Packing can be one of the hardest parts about picking up and moving to a new location for work. …

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Understanding Options for Travel Therapist Health Insurance

As a traveling therapist, you are working temporary job assignments. The lack of consistency in working with agencies and gaps between contracts could make health insurance an issue. In the United States we rely primarily on employer-sponsored health insurance, and that can be an issue when you are constantly changing employers. If you are curious …

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Can You Take a Travel Assignment as a SLP Assistant?

Traveling therapists trek through the United States for work. They fill short term, temporary assignments between 13 weeks to 9 months. Travelers are used to fill a variety of staffing needs. Such as maternity leaves, seasonal surges in caseload, or chronic staffing shortages to a specific location. Can you take a travel assignment as a …

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

​​Congrats! You got a job as a traveling therapist! Now, you need to find short-term housing for your travel therapy assignment. Finding housing can be one of the most challenging parts of travel therapy. You have come to the right place! As a therapist who has taken travel assignments for over 10 years, I have …

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Why Traveling Healthcare Professionals Should Have An Emergency Fund

Taking travel healthcare contracts can be high risk, high rewards in regards to financial compensation. While some contracts may pay very well, there is a lot of risk involved in traveling as a career. Many people go into travel to make money, but I highly recommend having money in reserve before you start your journey. …

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Match With Vetted Travel Healthcare Recruiters from Nomadicare

The Traveling Traveler has paired with Nomadicare to bring you vetted travel healthcare recruiters. Frequently Asked Questions received at The Traveling Traveler: How Do I find a Good Recruiter? How do I find a Referral for a Good Recruiter? Can you connect me with 2-3 of the best travel healthcare recruiters that you know? Want …

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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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