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PT-Physical Therapist

Company: Voyager
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: July 13, 2018

Job Description:

Voyage Healthcare is searching for a Physical Therapist (PT) that is wanting to travel to Atlanta, Georgia. The compensation for this job will likely be higher than a typical permanent job and includes travel expenditures, housing, as well as various other benefits. This job entails temporarily relocating to Atlanta. Our client is seeking a knowledgeable PT who is able to begin working quickly. For any PT that is seriously thinking of taking this assignment, begin our digital on-boarding documentation immediately. To begin this process, click the "Apply Now" button above. You'll find that our application process is extremely efficient, organized and issue-free.

If you're a PT and have an interest in traveling to Marietta, Decatur, Lawrenceville, Alpharetta and Stone Mountain, this position could also be a good fit.

Before accepting a travel position, have a look at the living expenses as well as the wages that are often found in the job of interest. You should also take into consideration your area choice, the benefits and drawbacks of taking a travel job, and the kind of job you are looking for

Travel PTs have the benefit of a flexible schedule in addition to the freedom to select from new jobs and experiences. can choose a job in the place of your choice and have the opportunity to work in prestigious medical centers.

A travel job could be the perfect opportunity for individuals that are seeking occupations that offer fantastic pay and benfits, a versatile schedule, as well as the flexibility to explore the nation.

Physical Therapists Are High In Demand The U.S. Department of Labor reports that Physical Therapy is a profession that's expanding really quickly. The growth rate is approximated at 34% over the upcoming 10 years. The most recent data shows that the typical PT was paid $85K last year. The top 10% had an average income of roughly $125K. The lowest paid 10% had an average yearly salary of $58K.

Obviously, there is a large difference between the low and high ends of the salary range. This wage differential is reliant on several factors, including area of expertise, geographic area, and advanced certifications.

Below we'll take a look at what it takes to become a travel physical therapist---

Post Baccalaureate Degree Traveling physical therapists are required to earn a bachelor's degree, and then a post baccalaureate degree in order to practice. You may need to complete the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) to be accepted to a program.

PTs in the United States must acquire a DPT (Doctorate of Physical Therapy). Ensure the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy (CAPTE) recognizes the DPT program you select. Students in DPT programs have to additionally finish a clinical internship.

An additional way to distinguish yourself from other physical therapists and secure a high paying position is by earning an APTA certification. Seventy-five percent of PTs don't have an APTA certification.

APTA specialty certifications are available in Sports, Orthopedics, Geriatrics, Cardiovascular and Pulmonary, Neurology, Women's Health, and Pediatrics.

Get Your State Licensing Every state in the country requires a physical therapists to be licensed to practice in that state. Requirements can differ from state to state, but most states require:

  • Passing the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE)
  • Criminal background check
  • Law exam
  • Completion of continuing education credits (CEUs) - If you're renewing your license For a list of complete licensing requirements, contact your state board of physical therapy. Voyage Healthcare has licensing specialists who can help you in getting a license in the state of your choice.

    Find a Physical Therapy Job According to Indeed.com, the national average salary for PT jobs is $79,233 annually. This number is an average of what employers are currently offering in their job listings.

    For those who are considering travel positions, these assignments generally pay up to 15%-20% more than permanently-placed jobs.

    Part of what determines exactly how much you will be offered is based on your specialization. A PT might specialize in a certain body part, like recovery from knee replacement surgery, for instance, and they could additionally have a geriatric or chronic care specialty.

    Physical Therapist travel job posts occur frequently. Periodically, these jobs are filled as soon as they are posted. Sometimes, a position is filled within minutes. You can look through our current job listings to discover jobs that fit your individual interests and requirements .

    New positions can appear daily, however occasionally we are not informed immediately when a position has been filled. In instances where the job you wanted has been filled, you can be sure that many brand-new jobs will open up soon. Our team of expert recruiters will assist you in finding a job that is ideal for you.

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