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Travel as an Occupational Therapist Assistant

Become an LRS Healthcare OTA or COTA Traveler Today!

Traveling as an OTA/COTA with LRS Healthcare

Healthcare travel assignments open doors for career freedom! As an Occupational Therapist Assistant, you make an incredible impact on those in your care, and as a traveler, you’ll be providing staffing relief to hospital staff and the facilities you serve. It’s the best of both worlds.

We know the healthcare industry never stands still, and neither do we. Our team of specialized recruiters will quickly help you find the travel healthcare job you’ve always wanted. And when you do, we’ll be there to support you whenever you need us, every step of the way.

Browse the current OTA/COTA jobs at LRS Healthcare and apply today.

What to Expect
Applying for OTA/COTA Travel Jobs

Get the process started by applying. Once we have your information, a recruiter will get in touch with you to finalize your application and learn your aspirations to get you placed at an exceptional facility.

Download the Complete Checklist for Every New Healthcare Travel Assignment.

Working as an Occupational Therapist Assistant traveler gives you the liberty to take control of your career. You get to choose when and how you work while our team of recruiters works to make sure you have the best opportunities to choose from. Consider us your career co-pilot.

Additional perks include:


Excellent Weekly Pay


Explore New Cities


Fun and Flexible Lifestyle


On-The-Job Experiences


Professional Growth


Meet New People


Extended Time Off Between Assignments

 

As a traveler, you may experience an adjustment period as you get to know your new destination, jobs, co-workers, and more. If you are feeling uneasy, your recruiter will be by your side throughout your entire assignment.

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A standard Occupational Therapist Assistant travel assignment is 13 weeks. By the end of your assignment, you will move on from tourist status and call this city one of your many homes. If you happen to find yourself attached to your assignment, you can always request an extension.

 

Frequently
Asked Questions

What are the requirements to travel as an OTA/COTA?

Healthcare traveler requirements vary by facility and state. To ensure that you are ready to go when a recruiter contacts you, we recommend that:
• All professional licenses and certifications are updated and ready to go before you apply.
• Any additional licenses that may be required based on your assignment’s location.
• You are a new graduate or have on-the-job experience as an OTA/COTA.

How do I get started as a traveling OTA/COTA?

Like we do most things, it’s important to do your research. You’ll want to pick a reputable healthcare staffing agency like LRS Healthcare. Our recruiters take pride in listening to your requests and finding you the best travel job that pays well and matches your lifestyle and interests. Once all credentialing and background checks are completed and if the facility makes an offer, you’ll be well on your way to your new adventure!

How much will I be paid to travel as an (OTA/COTA)?

Depends on various factors! Such as the job, destination, facility, and agency you work with. You will also want to check if sites and job boards that promote weekly pay either display the pay before or after taxes and include or exclude travel and housing stipends. These variables affect what your take-home pay could be and could potentially vary from the number promoted on the job post.

For the most accurate estimate, reach out to your LRS Healthcare recruiter. They will outline your personalized pay package with you, so you know what to expect on each pay stub.

24/7/365 Benefits

Beyond-Your-Basic Benefits

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Insurance

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.

Insurance
Housing
Licensure Reimbursement
Certification Reimbursement
401(k)
Referral Bonus
24-Hour Support
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Housing

We will help you find safe, furnished housing or opt to take our generous stipend.

Insurance
Housing
Licensure Reimbursement
Certification Reimbursement
401(k)
Referral Bonus
24-Hour Support
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Licensure Reimbursement

We’ll cover the cost for new state licenses needed to take an assignment with us.

Insurance
Housing
Licensure Reimbursement
Certification Reimbursement
401(k)
Referral Bonus
24-Hour Support
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Certification Reimbursement

LRS Healthcare will pay for any necessary certifications for your travel assignment.

Insurance
Housing
Licensure Reimbursement
Certification Reimbursement
401(k)
Referral Bonus
24-Hour Support
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401(k)

Take advantage of our company-matching 401(k) program after one year and become fully vested with your first contribution.

Insurance
Housing
Licensure Reimbursement
Certification Reimbursement
401(k)
Referral Bonus
24-Hour Support
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Referral Bonus

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.

Insurance
Housing
Licensure Reimbursement
Certification Reimbursement
401(k)
Referral Bonus
24-Hour Support
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24-Hour Support

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.

Insurance
Housing
Licensure Reimbursement
Certification Reimbursement
401(k)
Referral Bonus
24-Hour Support
Healthcare recruiter with headset talking to travel nurse or travel allied health professional

Why choose LRS Healthcare?

Your success is our priority. That’s why we make the traveler experience easy, so you can spend more time living your life and caring for your patients. Here are just a few more reasons to travel with us.

Traveler First

You’re never just a number to us. We take the time to learn about you, including your career goals and desired destinations. Your recruiter will guide you from one assignment to the next and be your advocate throughout your journey with us.

Responsive

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.

Full Service

Along with your recruiter, you’ll have access to our dedicated operations and traveler experience teams. They help take care of all the details to make your assignment the very best it can be. You won’t go it alone—you can contact us any time, 24/7/365.
Travel with LRS Healthcare.

Ready to hit the road for your next assignment?