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Destination U

Becoming a traveling medical professional is easy with the right agency supporting you.

Occupational therapy, physical therapy students, speech language pathologists and the like—including recent grads—are the future of the healthcare industry. The options are truly endless.

Do you want to explore a career that allows you to travel the nation while doing a job you love?

LRS Healthcare’s Destination U program will quickly get you in the know on what a traveling medical career with our team can offer—including adventure, above-average pay, quality benefits, a solid support system and more.

Let’s get you up to speed on all things travel therapy.

Learn more about what it means to be a travel rehab therapist.

Travel Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy & Speech Language Pathology FAQs

Traveling is a highly rewarding career path for many physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech language pathologists but many also have uncertain questions that make them hesitant to get started.

We totally understand, and that’s why we created Destination U—a simple way to gain knowledge from industry experts ready to help guide your informed career path decisions.

LRS Healthcare is proud to employ some of the best medical professionals in the industry, and we want you to have the chance to experience all a traveling medical career has to offer.

Here are the answers to some of the most common questions you may have before jumping into a traveling medical career.

Why should I travel instead of finding a permanent position?

Traveling means you’re able to take the skills you learned in school during clinical rotations to various destinations across the country. Our travel OTs and PTs find adventure and career satisfaction above and beyond what they expect time and time again.

Average national percentage earnings increase as a traveling medical professional. Here’s an overall glimpse of top-paying states:

Arizona 65%
California 80+%
Colorado 55%
Florida 60%
Iowa 70%
Missouri 55%
New Mexico 60%
North Carolina 65%
South Carolina 70%
Texas 55%

Plus, you’re in demand! Employment for OTs and PTs is forecasted to increase by 24% and 28% respectively until 2026, creating a landscape with career travel opportunities just about anywhere.

How do I get started?

We’re not fans of tedious work either, which is why the LRS Healthcare team strives to get the process rolling within 24 hours, on average, to help tailor your next steps.

After we answer any questions you may have, you’ll fill out a standard skills assessment with your application.

Then, we put you in contact with an experienced and caring medical recruiter who will patiently walk you through every step of the process. Your recruiter should fit YOU. He or she will be your right-hand person throughout your travel experience.

Our goal is to make your experience as simple as possible while getting you exactly what you want as quickly as possible.

How do I choose an assignment?

We’ve got your back here too. First, think about where you’d like to go. Where have you always dreamed of going? Yes—you can land a job there AND explore the city all in one.

If you’re not sure or open to suggestions, you can explore our job search page and run considerations by your personal recruiter for more information. We’ll do everything we can to set you up in your top choice.

How do I find housing?

Our travel experience team includes housing specialists committed to finding you the lodging you’re looking for each and every assignment.

When helping you weigh your options, we consider all aspects such as cost and distance to the facility you’ve been placed at, personal interests and more.

Where can I work?

Coast to coast! LRS Healthcare traveling therapists work all over the U.S., having adventures and earnings that extra pay traveling medical professionals deserve for their time and flexible dedication.