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Travel as a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

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Traveling as a Physical Therapist Assistant with LRS Healthcare

The demand for healthcare travelers is on the rise. There’s no doubt that travelers play a key role in helping facilities stay staffed to provide quality patient care. Healthcare travelers gain experience and skills while being paid to explore the nation and expand their network. Adventure and opportunity are knocking, you just need to answer!

When you choose a reputable, trusted staffing agency to work with like, LRS Healthcare, you have a personal team dedicated to encouraging you to achieve your professional goals and navigate the travel logistics along the way.

Browse current travel Physical Therapist Assistant jobs with LRS Healthcare and apply today to find your next big adventure.

What to Expect
Applying for PTA Travel Jobs

Getting started is easy. Simply browse travel PTA assignments with LRS Healthcare and apply! We’ll help you finalize your application, talk specifics, and learn about your preferences (like preferred locations, pay, and potential start dates). Once all clinical reviews, background checks, and paperwork are completed, you’ll be ready to accept competitive job offers from healthcare facilities in the city of your dreams.

Download the Complete Checklist for Every New Healthcare Travel Assignment.

The perks of being a healthcare traveler include having the freedom to choose when and where they get to work. Seeking East Coast or West Coast vibes? Go for it! Looking to temporarily escape to the South? A travel contract will keep you busy, paid, and supplement your trip.

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 PT travel assignment is 13 weeks. By the end of your assignment, you’ll be one of the locals and have new connections with healthcare professionals just like you. 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 a PTA?

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 a PTA.

How do I get started as a traveling PTA?

When you choose a reputable, trusted staffing agency to work with like, LRS Healthcare, you have a personal team dedicated to encouraging you to achieve your professional goals and navigate the travel logistics along the way. Once all clinical reviews, background checks, and paperwork are completed, you’ll be ready to accept an offer!

How much will I be paid to travel as a PTA?

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 compensation information, speak with an LRS Healthcare recruiter so we can review your personalized pay package with full clarity.

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.

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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
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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?