5 Reasons You Should Try Allied Travel Jobs in 2019
January 17, 2019
By Moira K. McGhee
Allied health professionals looking for a career change can step up to new challenges in a variety of facilities with allied travel jobs. Visit exciting destinations across all 50 states while building your resume and fulfilling various career goals.
Whether you’re a new graduate or long-time medical professional, allied travel jobs offer many benefits at any stage of your career. Learn more about the stimulating world of allied travel with these five reasons to give it a try.
5 advantages of allied travel jobs
Allied travel jobs offer a rewarding way to boost your allied health career. They’re also a great way to try out a new healthcare facility and/or city before considering a permanent position. Here are five more great reasons to try allied travel in 2019.
1. Grow your resume
The experience you gain through allied travel jobs enhances your resume. You’ll have the opportunity to work in various settings, using different systems and technologies and learning different methods to do common procedures from professionals around the country at some of the top medical facilities.
All your newfound knowledge, plus your proven ability to adapt and rise to new challenges, is going to look impressive on your resume and give you an edge over your competition.
2. Fulfill career goals
Take your career to the next level or in a completely different direction by expanding your knowledge base and skills at some of the most prestigious hospitals and medical facilities across the country.
When you accept varied allied travel positions, you gain new clinical skills that could fulfill many of your career goals. Whether you want to learn new skills or experience a new care setting, allied travel exposes you to numerous opportunities in your career path.
3. See the country
One of the biggest perks of allied travel jobs is . . . traveling. Visit places you’ve always wanted to go but maybe couldn’t afford. Instead of saving up to see the country, get paid to do it.
You can pick assignments in all kinds of locations, so you can work almost anywhere you want and with greater work schedule flexibility.
4. Make new friends
Traveling from city to city also allows you to build your social and professional network. Expand your circle of friends by getting to know lots of new people at your various allied travel locations.
Turn new coworkers into lifelong friends by being outgoing and receptive to everyone you meet and you’ll soon be making new friends everywhere.
5. Find your passion
Allied travel jobs allow you to try out new hospitals, cities and healthcare specialties, which could help you find your passion — like Gail Locure, a traveling occupational therapist who fulfilled her passion for working with children in her first assignment as a school occupational therapist in a Seattle-area school district.