Tag Archives: traveling therapist

New Grad Travel Therapy: Mentorship and Other Perks

We’ve been working with new therapy graduates since 2001 and have gotten pretty good about introducing adventurous therapists to the world of travel therapy. We’re excited to be introducing our new mentorship program. Read more »

Four Core Questions You Should Ask Any Travel Therapy Recruiter

When you get a call from a recruiter regarding travel therapy (and you will eventually) I always suggest asking these four “core” questions. These questions can help you determine if they are the right recruiter for you as you consider this career path:

  1. “How long have you been a recruiter?”

Remember, you are in the driver’s seat. I’m not saying someone who has been a recruiter for a year can’t do the job, but you can never overvalue knowledge and experience. Read more »

2016 Travel Therapy Predictions

Cariant Health Partners has been helping physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists and assistants find travel therapy work for 14 years. In that time, one constant has been a growing need for travel therapists across every discipline in almost every state. Here’s what you can look forward to this year. Read more »

Travel Therapy: Finding the Right Fit

Question. Would you rather be a square peg trying to squeeze through a round hole or a square peg looking at carefully curated options of only square spaces? Whether you’re a new therapy graduate or an experienced therapist, it’s important to select the travel contracts that fit you best. We call this “customization” here at Cariant Health Partners.

So, how do we find you those square spaces? Read more »

The Pros and Cons of Travel Therapy

Have you ever watched a movie where the main character tries to make an important decision based on a pros and cons list? Like “Along Came Polly”? For all the jokes or stumbles that often follow these fictional examples, in real life it’s not a bad way to start the decision-making process.

Here are some of the pros and cons we typically share with first-timers considering a travel therapy assignment. Read more »

Tax Season For Travelers

Someone in a foam Statue of Liberty costume has begun waving at passersby from the sidewalk. A sign spinner in a neon-pink gorilla suit distracts drivers near a busy intersection over the lunch hour. All signs point to tax season.

Traveling has its perks, like tax-free incentives, but the traveling situation gets a little complicated come tax time. At Cariant, we recommend visiting with a licensed tax professional before filing your taxes. Tax professionals will be up-to-date on any rule changes, and can help you navigate the intricate rules for your “tax home” and travel expenses. Read more »

Remember These Three Things

The upsides to travel therapy may have you caught up in the excitement of securing your first travel contract. But first, consider these three things before you pack your bags and hit the road.

Ask about the cancellation notice

Cariant enters into contracts with both the client the traveler, which may be cancelled by any party. Through no fault of your own, you may receive “notice” of termination mid-assignment per the contract details. Read more »