Traveling as an EKG Tech with LRS Healthcare
Traveling as an EKG Tech is about helping patients wherever you’re needed most. As a medical professional, you make an incredible impact on those in your care, and as a traveler, you’ll be providing staffing relief to hospital staff and facilities you serve.
If you’re not sure where to get started or how to find the best agency to search for your first (or next) travel job, we got you! Electrocardiogram travel assignments give you control of your healthcare career by allowing you to choose your preferred destination. While it’s recommended to be flexible on shifts and locations, your recruiter will work to get you an offer that bests meets your preferences.
Browse EKG travel jobs with LRS Healthcare or apply to get started today. A recruiter will be in touch to help you with the final application and job details so you can land your dream job.
What to Expect
When Applying for EKG Tech Travel Jobs
Applying for EKG Technician Travel JobsFirst thing’s first! Before you start traveling as an EKG pro, you must first apply. We’ll match you with a recruiter who will get in touch to finalize your application and discuss next steps. If the facility makes an offer you can’t refuse, you’ll be well on your way to life’s next journey!
Then check out our Complete Checklist for Every New Healthcare Travel Assignment.
Traveling medical professionals get to be their own boss. Our team of recruiters is here to help you find your next adventure and support you every step of the way!
Additional perks include:
Excellent Weekly Pay
Explore New Cities
Fun and Flexible Lifestyle
Meet New People
Extended Time Off Between Assignments
Aside from a learning curve when it comes to onboarding at your temporary facility and working a few shifts that are less than your ideal, there are few cons to traveling as a healthcare worker.
A standard EKG travel assignment is 13 weeks. This timeframe allows you to learn the job, explore the city and make new friends. No matter the length of your travel assignment, if you’ve found a job (or city) you enjoy, you can always request an extension.
What are the requirements to travel as an EKG Technician?
The requirements to be a healthcare traveler vary by facility and state. It’s best to ensure your licenses and certifications are up to date when you apply. You may need to obtain a new license specific to the state in which you plan to work. And while not always required, you’ll have a leg up if you have at least 2 years of on-the-job experience.
How do I get started as a Travel EKG Technician?
First, choose the healthcare staffing agency you want to work with, then apply for a job! At LRS Healthcare, our recruiters take pride in listening to your requests and finding you the best EKG Tech travel job that pays well and matches your geographical interests.
How much will I be paid to travel as an EKG Technician?
Unfortunately, there’s no standard pay or salary in healthcare travel jobs. Pay packages vary by experience, job, facility, and agency. Agencies and marketplaces that feature the weekly pay might exclude taxes or include additional travel stipends. These variables affect what your take home pay could be and could potentially be different from what agencies display online.
For the most accurate estimate, reach out to your LRS Healthcare recruiter will outline your personalized pay package with you, so you know what to expect on each pay stub.
Enjoy affordable medical, dental, and vision coverage as well as life and disability insurance options. Insurance plans start the first of the month after you begin an assignment.
We will help you find safe, furnished housing or opt to take our generous stipend.
We’ll cover the cost for new state licenses needed to take an assignment with us.
LRS Healthcare will pay for any necessary certifications for your travel assignment.
Take advantage of our company-matching 401(k) program after one year and become fully vested with your first contribution.
Refer a friend to LRS and you’ll earn a $500 referral bonus ($400 LPNs and $300 CNAs) after they complete their first six weeks with us.
We’re here for you whenever you need us, day or night. Your recruiter and our entire team is just a call, text, or email away.
Why choose LRS Healthcare?
Submit your online application, and we’ll be in touch right away. Once we’ve gotten to know you and matched you to an ideal position, we’ll work together to collect the rest of the details.