Why Travel As A Speech-Language Pathologist?
As a traveling speech-language pathologist you'll get the chance to work in a variety of different facilities all over the country while earning a competitive slp salary. People choose traveling speech therapy jobs for lots of great reasons. Some people crave the excitement of getting to know new people and new cities. Others might want to try out a community before permanently relocating. Maybe you are a new graduate and want to experience what it's like to work as a speech therapist in different settings. Perhaps you like mountain climbing and want to live near different mountain ranges. Whatever your reasons for taking a traveling speech-language pathologist job you'll find it a rewarding career experience. Check out our home page to see what some of our travelers have to say about their various therapy job experiences.
We at Cariant exclusively focus on therapy travel jobs, which makes us uniquely positioned in the healthcare staffing industry to understand your needs. When you work with us, you create a relationship with one recruiter who becomes your partner throughout your tenure with us. Your recruiter will help you navigate the licensure process in a new state and figure out the logistics of getting you to your next travel assignment as a speech therapist. Once you start your new assignment your recruiter will check in with you regularly.
Because we work with so many different medical providers all over the country we are able to offer customized speech therapist placements. Whether you want to focus on school systems or want to try working as a speech-language pathologist in a hospital or skilled nursing facility or rehabilitation unit we can find your ideal slp job situation. Working as a traveler is a great way to build your resume by taking speech-language pathology jobs in a variety of medical settings.
Another advantage of working with Cariant is our excellent benefit package. As a traveling speech therapist you may be eligible for free private housing and a tax-free travel stipend. This makes your competitive salary go even further. We also offer referral bonuses, a 401(k) plan, health insurance and more. For more details about eligibility and the full range of benefits, go to the benefits tab on our home page. Our web site also has some really useful tools that help you determine what you need to become licensed in a new state, or figure out your net pay, or per diem in any given city.
What is the process?
Once you've decided to work as a traveling speech-language pathologist it's easy to get started. Fill out our "What are you looking for?" form on this website so that we can create your customized speech therapist placement. This gives us the full picture of all the different things that are important to you in choosing a placement. We take into account priorities such as access to amenities and your hobbies as well as whether you plan to bring your child, pet or spouse. Once you speak to a therapist recruiter we can start to refine your criteria so we can find the travel speech-language pathology job that is right for you.
Once your recruiter understands your needs he or she will set up phone interviews and give you interview feedback to follow up. After you receive an offer we'll start the paperwork and begin working on the logistics of housing and transportation. If you aren't licensed in the state where the speech-language pathology job is located, we'll help you determine what you need to do and pay for it. After your employment begins we'll check in with you and start working on the next speech therapist travel assignment. Often there is an opportunity to extend a contract or become a direct hire if that is what you'd like to do. If you've still got questions how Cariant can work with you to land a speech therapist job check out our FAQ page or call us to speak with a recruiter.