The first thing to keep in mind is that finding a travel occupational therapy position is easiest when you find a professional placement agency who specializes in these types of jobs. There are many reasons that using these placement agencies makes sense. First of all, they know exactly what to expect from travel jobs and can help their clients understand what to expect when they accept occupational therapist travel jobs.
Second of all, they can help to pair you up with the right travel occupational therapy position. Typically what will happen is that you will discuss your particular situation with a trained counselor within the placement firm. You’ll go over things like your educational background, work history and what you’re looking for in a travel occupational therapy position.
Once you have discussed the specifics of your situation and what you’re looking for, they can present you with a number of options that are open to you. Because they specialize in these types of jobs, they’ll be in a unique position to highlight some of the pros and cons of different opportunities. They can take what you’re looking for and turn it into a reality with one of the positions they have open.
They are also in a unique position to help ensure you’re getting the best pay and benefit packages. Different OT travel jobs will come with different benefits. You might get a travel allowance, housing or medical benefits. It’s likely that if you’ve never had a travel position before you won’t be sure what you’re eligible for or what to ask for. However, an experienced placement company will know what the best case scenario is and help you get there.
You’ll also want to keep in mind that you’ll need support once you’ve accepted a travel occupational therapy job …Read more