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PT-Physical Therapist

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

Job Description:

Voyage Healthcare is looking for a Physical Therapist (PT) who is looking to travel to Marietta, Georgia. The pay for this job can be higher than a typical local position and includes traveling expenditures, housing, as well as other benefits. This position entails temporarily relocating to Marietta. This facility is seeking a knowledgeable PT who has the ability to begin working quickly. For any physical therapist that is seriously thinking about this assignment, start our digital on-boarding paperwork today. To begin this process, click the "Apply Now" button above. You'll discover that our application process is very effective, organized and problem-free.

If you're a physical therapist and are interested in taking a job in Atlanta, Decatur, Alpharetta, Stone Mountain and Norcross, this position may be a great fit.

You must consider the pros and cons of taking a travel job, your area preference, and the kind of job you are trying to find before accepting a travel position. It will also be helpful to take a look at the living expenses as well as the income that are often found in the position that you---re interested in.

Travel physical therapists have the benefit of a flexible schedule in addition to the freedom to select from new positions and experiences. could pick a job in the area of your choice and have the chance to operate in respected facilities.

If you are seeking a job that offers a versatile schedule, great pay and benfits, as well as the flexibility to explore the nation, then a travel position might be the perfect opportunity for you.

Demand For Physical Therapists Is HighThe United States Department of Labor reports that Physical Therapy is a line of work that's growing extremely quickly. The development rate is approximated at 34% over the upcoming 10 years. The most current data suggests that the typical PT was paid $85K last year. The leading 10% had an average salary of around $125K. The least paid 10% had an average yearly income of $58K.

Obviously, there is a large difference between the low and high ends of the income range. This salary differential hinges on a number of factors, including area of specialization, geographic location, and advanced certifications.

Here is a list of some of the things it takes to be a travel PT---

Earn Your Post Baccalaureate DegreeTraveling 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 obtain a DPT (Doctorate of Physical Therapy). Make sure the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy (CAPTE) recognizes the DPT program you pick. Students in DPT programs have to also finish a clinical internship.

One more way to distinguish yourself from other PTs and secure a high paying position is by getting 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 LicensingEvery state in the country requires for physical therapists to be licensed to practice in that state. Requirements may change from state to state, but the majority of 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 will assist you in acquiring a license in the state of your choice.

    Find a PT PositionAccording to Indeed.com, the nationwide average salary for Physical Therapist jobs is $79,233 per year. This number is an average of what facilities are currently offering in their job listings.

    For those who are considering travel jobs, these assignments typically pay around 15%-20% more than permanently-placed jobs.

    Part of what determines how much you will be offered is based on your specialization. A physical therapist could specialize in a particular body part, like recovery from hip replacement surgery, for example, and they could additionally have a geriatric or chronic care specialty.

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

    New positions can appear daily, however occasionally we are not notified immediately when a position has been filled. In instances where the job you wanted has been filled, you can be sure that several brand-new positions will open soon. Our staff of expert recruiters will help you in finding a position that is appropriate for you.

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      Apply below. Have some questions? Please call us or email us at info@voyagehealth.com to learn more about this or any other of our many opportunities! 1-800-798-6035

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