Recruiter Relationships

Two former college football players, a Texas OT and nurse, and an OT and PT from Nebraska walk into a bar…it sounds like the start of a bad joke. That’s the joy of travel healthcare though, the most amazing people with a wide variety of backgrounds can collide around a common cause: meeting a need

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Preparing for Licensure

Licensure is an important step in lining up a travel therapy contract, and often one of the most time-consuming tasks. The process is different in every state. The good news is we’ll help navigate that process if you tell us where you want to go. And, we’ll reimburse your licensure expenses including everything from applications,

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Guest Post: Catherine C., Travel OT

My craving for adventure started when I graduated high school and jumped on a plane to Vermont for a three-month camp counselor job. It was there that I learned of occupational therapy from another traveling counselor, an OT student from Germany. Since that summer my career path has been the most solid thing in my

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The Long List of Travel Therapist Tips – Part Two

The second post in our Cariant traveler tip series. More helpful advice from new to experienced traveling therapists. 41. “Never stop learning! Take away something from each assignment to keep in your little ‘clinician toolbox’.” – Derek S., PT

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The Long List of Travel Therapist Tips – Part One

From witty to wise, Cariant travelers share their best advice. 1. “Ask questions! As a traveler you are at an advantage because the client needs your help, but at a disadvantage because you usually only have a single phone screen to base your decision upon. So, ask whatever questions you want, including those about billing,

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Travel Therapy: The Happiness Investment

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” – Eleanor Roosevelt Happiness. It’s a “big” word. Many factors go into it. Friends, health and work to name a few. Job satisfaction is a big part of that

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Traveling & Trust

At Cariant, your initial recruiter stays on as your sole account manager for as long as you travel with us. This dedication and solidarity builds strong relationships between our long-term travelers and account managers. Many experienced travelers trust our account managers to submit them for desired locations without checking in first. Often, it’s during the

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Travel Contracts Over the Holidays

As the end of October draws closer, now is a good time to plan out contracts that fall over the holiday season. It’s okay to request vacation time during a contract. Make your recruiter aware of any vacation time you’ll need, as the facility will take that into consideration. While it is typical to include

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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

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What to know before you pick a travel company

Students entering in demanding fields like physical and occupational therapy can expect to be courted after graduation by recruiters from all over the country. It’s a great thing to be so wanted so soon after securing your license, but the volume of calls and emails can be overwhelming. Knowing how to sift through the noise

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