Tag: traveltherapy

Let’s Talk about Covid, baby

Moreso the Covid unit. Even the covid unit isn’t full of strictly covid patients either. Confused yet? Well, I promise you will be by the end of this post. Let me start by saying that the rules/protocols were changing everyday, and they are still changing now. So something I say now, could easily be different…

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How to nail the SNF interview

Because everyone aspires to work in a skilled nursing facility right? I get it, and if you have read any of my other posts, you would know the last place I wanted to work was a SNF. However, in the current market after PDPM changes (NOT the COVID market), SNFs became a more popular setting…

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Memphis: Continued

I loved the LTAC in Memphis. I was confident in my knowledge and abilities as a therapist. I went to the weekly interprofessional meetings to discuss patients as the face of the therapy department. And I loved the speech therapist. She was cool and very knowledgeable in both her field and diagnoses beyond her field.…

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My First Call

My first assignment was short and sweet, but I miss that setting all the time. It was a 4 week rotation in a Long Term Acute Care Hospital (LTAC) in Memphis, TN. I was told I would be filling in for a PT going on vacation and I would be the only PT. Mind you,…

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Why Travel PT?

I’m often asked “what made you choose travel therapy?”, and this is a blog all about travel therapy after all isn’t it?  During PT school I felt so lost with everyone knowing what setting and/or specialty they wanted to go into. All I can remember thinking is “Anything but a SNF” (this statement will come…

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Why I started this page

I decided to start this blog to give a true glimpse at the life of a travel therapist. I went into this without much advice from experienced travel therapists (a motif of my academic/career choices thus far). Of course a recruiter will do his/her best to sell you, meaning you only hear the good things.…

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