Cariant Blog

State of the Compacts

Travel Nursing • Travel Therapy • Travel Topics

Last year included many advances for patient access to therapy and nursing services thanks to compact licensure. Just a few days into 2020 and more states are joining the push for healthcare provider mobility. Here’s a look at the current compact agreements:

Three Things to Increase Your Chances of Getting a Travel Nurse Contract

Travel Nursing

RECENT EXPERIENCE The best thing you can do is only ask your recruiter to submit you to travel contracts for which you are the most qualified. That means sticking to the specialty you’ve been working in most recently. Facilities looking to bring on travel nurses want them to be ready to “hit the ground running.”

Is that Job a Traveler Only Job?

Travel Nursing • Travel Therapy

Our recruiters help healthcare professionals work in temporary travel contracts all across the country. One of the most common questions our recruiters receive from applicants is why the hiring facility is looking to fill the position with someone from out of state, as opposed to a local clinician.

Perspective is Everything

Cariant Team • Travel Therapy

Former travel therapist Laura Gregory, COTA recently joined Cariant’s therapy recruiting division. As a healthcare practitioner, we are excited about the clinical perspective Laura brings to our team. And as a world traveler, we are excited for the connection we know she will build with our wanderlust therapists. Having settled into her recruiting role, Laura

How to Keep Traveling Post-PDPM

Travel Therapy

That the travel therapy industry goes through ups and downs is a fact. The implementation of the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) did impact the number of jobs available in total as well as the mix of opportunities among the therapy disciplines. While we all await the swing back to the other side of the pendulum

Cariant Health Partners Awarded Health Care Staffing Services Certification from The Joint Commission 10th Year in a Row

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Cariant Health Partners has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Health Care Staffing Services Certification by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care.

Traveler Tips: Resumes

Travel Nursing • Travel Therapy

My recruiter asked me to send in my resume. What information should I include? Recruiters take the information provided on your resume and use it to populate your candidate profile, so the resume format isn’t especially important. It’s providing complete information that is most helpful. At a minimum, we recommend providing the following information on

An Occupational Therapy Licensure Compact? Yeah, it’s Happening!

Travel Therapy

We’re excited to share that travel therapy will get easier for occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants thanks to the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). The AOTA has announced a multi-year contract with the Council of State Governments National Center for Interstate Compacts to create a professional licensing compact

Intro to Travel Therapy Video

Travel Therapy

Interested in a travel therapy career, but not sure of the basics? Watch this 2-minute video and get the 101 on what it will take to start your travel therapist adventures.   Ready to hit the road? Apply now, or browse our list of current travel therapy contracts. .

Therapy Licensing Tips

Travel Therapy

Whether you’re ready to obtain your first-ever license, renewing, or requesting a license to practice in a new state, there is a lot to know about the licensure process. Luckily, all 50 states have a licensing board website with information on steps to obtaining licensure.