Travel PT: Moving Back to The Coast of North Carolina, Struggles of the Camper Life (December 2017)

*by Whitney* Timeline: December 2017 Previous post on our travel assignment timeline: Western North Carolina (August-December 2017) Choosing Our Next Jobs As I mentioned in my last post on Western North Carolina (WNC), we were originally planning on heading to the west coast and were working on licensing in Arizona. But we received an unexpected … Continue reading Travel PT: Moving Back to The Coast of North Carolina, Struggles of the Camper Life (December 2017)

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Travel PT: Moving Struggles… Moving from Eastern NC to West Virginia (April 2017)

*by Whitney* Timeline: April 2017 Previous post on our job timeline: Travel PT: Eastern North Carolina (January-April 2017) Finding Our Next Jobs This was last year, in April 2017, when we were finishing up our first contracts in Eastern North Carolina, and we really wanted to extend and stay through the summer. However, that didn't work … Continue reading Travel PT: Moving Struggles… Moving from Eastern NC to West Virginia (April 2017)

Travel PT: Fayetteville, NC

-By Whitney- Timeline: September 2016 - January 2017 So to go along with our original Travel PT Plan for the Next Four Years, we had planned to go North in the Summer and South in the Winter. Well, since we're from VA, we really wanted to go deeper South this past Winter, like Florida, Georgia, South … Continue reading Travel PT: Fayetteville, NC

Travel PT: Headin’ back down South. But first, Jamai— repairs, then Jamaica!

-By Whitney- Delayed post to update our Travel PT Chronicles... I'm perpetually several months behind on this! I blame staying busy all the time (which doesn't stop Jared from writing, but I digress...) Timeline: September 2016 So when I last updated, we were finishing our contracts in Massachusetts in September 2016 and planning to go … Continue reading Travel PT: Headin’ back down South. But first, Jamai— repairs, then Jamaica!

Top 5 Pros and Cons of Travel Therapy

-By Whitney- If you’re a physical therapist or other healthcare professional, you may be considering the option of pursuing a traveling career instead of a permanent job. If you’re like we were, you may be trying to weigh out the options and decide what the best fit is for you. Here is our list of … Continue reading Top 5 Pros and Cons of Travel Therapy

Travel PT: Moving to the Northeast

WOW- if I thought I was going to get caught up back in October when I last posted & started this one, boy was I wrong! Let's see if I can be any more successful this go round. Starting back where I left off with our travel PT adventures... 😀 Timeline: March-September 2016 After spending … Continue reading Travel PT: Moving to the Northeast

Travel PT: Moving Deeper into Southwest Virginia

-By Whitney- Timeline: Dec 2015-March 2016 So, as our second (or third for me) round of contracts were winding down, we again started looking for the next one. Have you gotten the theme yet? Working as a traveler really reminds me of being in school and going from one internship to the next. You think … Continue reading Travel PT: Moving Deeper into Southwest Virginia

Travel PT: Playing Musical Jobs

-By Whitney- Timeline: Sept 2015-Dec 2015 As I said in my last post about our first jobs, I was preparing to finish up with my first 13-week contract (a retirement community in Blacksburg, VA) and join Jared at his facility (a rural hospital in Pulaski, VA) working in the outpatient department. Jared was planning to extend … Continue reading Travel PT: Playing Musical Jobs

Progress to Financial Independence- May 2016

May was an awesome month for multiple reasons. Whitney and I were offered an extension to our current contracts for an additional nine weeks, which means that we will be able to spend the summer in the northeast like we planned! We took several weekend trips including: Boston, NYC, Maine/New Hampshire, and Cape Cod. Most … Continue reading Progress to Financial Independence- May 2016

Our Experience with Finding Travel Jobs

Arguably the two worst parts of being a travel physical therapist include: finding new jobs and applying for PT licenses in new states. Many other travelers would likely include finding housing on that list, but that has not been much of a hassle for us to this point due to choosing to live and travel … Continue reading Our Experience with Finding Travel Jobs