Are There Travel Job Opportunities for Allied Health Professionals?

Travel nursing has been in high demand due to an ever-changing healthcare marketing place and staffing shortages across the country. However, you don’t have to be an LPN or RN in order to find travel job opportunities. There are many options for those in allied health professions.

What are Allied Health Professions?

Allied health covers a broad range of healthcare professionals. Some allied health workers provide direct support to physicians and nurses by helping them to evaluate patient needs or provide care to patients. Others work independently as specialists such as nutritionists, athletic trainers and speech therapists. At Emerald City Medical Staffing, some of the common allied health contracts include:

  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Surgical Technicians
  • CVOR Surgical Technicians
  • CT Technologist
  • MRI Technologist
  • Radiology Technologist
  • Ultrasound Technicians

Learn more about Allied Health in our blog: Allied Health: Everything You Need to Know

How do Travel Contracts Work?

Travel contracts provide allied health professionals the opportunity to work for healthcare facilities all over the United States. You can use your professional qualifications to help while traveling to new places, advancing your career and enjoying a flexible schedule.

Typical travel contracts are 13 weeks, although assignments can vary depending on the needs of the facility. Assignments can range from 4-26 weeks or longer, with options for contract extensions if you enjoy the facility and location.

How Do I Find The Right Assignment?

The benefit of working with a healthcare staffing agency is you can enjoy generous pay, a guaranteed work schedule and more opportunities for career advancement.

Plus, at ECMStaffing, each employee is assigned a recruiter that will work with them one-on-one to find the perfect travel assignment. During the hiring process, your recruiter will collect detailed information from you regarding the types of contract assignments you’re most interested in working. This is an important step in the process of understanding our employee’s needs, a critical step that is often overlooked by competing healthcare staffing agencies.

Reach out and connect with a recruiter today. View current allied health opportunities or call us at 253.475.0695.


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