Occupational Therapy Travel Job Search
Now that you have completed your education in occupational therapy you need to start thinking about what kind of job you want. You have two basic choices, you can look for an office job or one in a hospital that will keep you at home year round or you can opt to look for a travelling occupational therapy job. Search the Internet and you are likely to find hundreds of traveling therapist jobs all over the country. If you like to travel and see new places this may be the perfect job for you. Before you search for an occupational therapy travel job you need to make sure that you have all of the required licenses and certifications required in any of the states that you want to be able to work in. Beyond that all you really need is the desire to see new parts of the country every 13 weeks or so and the ability to be a good occupational therapist. Once you have a little more experience you will find that you can command jobs in some of the more popular parts of the country.
To help you in your job search for occupational therapy jobs you have a choice you can search the internet and hope you get lucky or you can make use of one of the many online sites that are designed to put therapists and job seekers together. These sites make use of a well used data base where most of the temporary and permanent jobs are located. Not only do these sites list the jobs available, but they list all of the contact information to help make it easier for you to find your next job. You will find in your search for an occupational therapy job you will notice that the salary range you can command is likely to be significantly higher than the one you can expect if you take a permanent job in your hometown. Because of shortage of occupational therapists, those that are willing to travel can command a much higher salary especially since you must be willing to move and change job locations every 13 weeks.
As long as you are willing to move and work you will never lack for a job even in today's tough economic times. While you are performing you occupational therapy travel job search you will also notice that in most cases housing will be provided for you as well as meal reimbursement. Some employers also offer a signing bonus or one at the completion of your tour. This means that other than personal expenses you can save a lot of money for the things you want in life. If you are looking for the right place to begin your search for an occupational therapy travel job you need to sign up at the OT Job Board. They have access to the largest data base in the nation for travelling therapists' jobs and have listings for jobs in all 50 states to let you travel wherever you want to during your career.