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Take Your Physical Therapy Assistant Career To The Next Level

Advanced Travel Therapy has immediate openings for talented physical therapy assistants (PTA) interested in exciting travel therapy assignments throughout the United States. These travel PTA jobs are typically located at some of the best medical facilities in the country. Imagine getting to experience the adventure of travel while maintaining the security of a great job.

Advanced Travel Therapy has the widest selection of great physical therapy assistant jobs in the industry. So whether you want to stay closer to home, or hit the road for a PTA assignment across the country, we've got the right opportunity for your individual needs.

PTA Roles & Responsibilities

Physical Therapy Assistants are typically tasked with assisting a Physical Therapist (PT) in the diagnosis and treatment of individual patients that are experiencing conditions which result in pain and a limitation of physical functioning.

The PTA is primarily responsible for conducting therapeutic massage, providing exercise guidance and the observation and evaluation of an individual patient’s progress throughout the treatment plan.

Duties typically include; patient treatment like stretching/massage, general patient care, informing and educating the patient’s family on ways to help, maintaining clean and orderly treatment areas, washing/drying linens and the general clerical duties associated with patient management.

Travel PTAs Are In Demand

The skills and experience that you possess as a Physical Therapy Assistant are in high demand at hospitals and medical facilities throughout the country. Your ability to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of patients experiencing a myriad of conditions limiting their ability to function is extremely vital to any healthcare facility’s ability to run an effective physical therapy division.

This high demand for travel PTAs results in compensation packages that are typically much better than those of permanently placed physical therapy assistants.

In addition, because of Advanced Travel Therapy’s extensive network of partner facilities, we are confident that our skilled recruiters will be able to find a position that meets your specific needs and career aspirations.

Why Advanced Travel Therapy?

Advanced Travel Therapy has been in the travel therapy business since 1989. Throughout the years, our commitment to providing our travel therapists the best customer service and support, along with industry leading pay & benefits has solidified our reputation as the premier travel therapy staffing firm in the United States.

We would like to be your partner in achieving clinical success while meeting your financial goals as a Physical Therapy Assistant. We partner with you to find a job in physical therapy that will allow you to help heal, preserve, and encourage overall fitness and health to individuals across the nation. A personal recruiter will be assigned to you to help match you with a medical facility that meets your goals.

If you’d like to learn more about what Advanced Travel Therapy can do for you career as a travel PTA, give us a call at 1-800-330-7711, or apply online today and one of our outstanding recruiters will be in touch shortly.

How Much Do PTAs Make? Physical Therapy Assistant Salary Information

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Senior Level Salary

There are many factors that determine your earning potential as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Experience is one of the most important factor. PTAs with less than 3 years of experience are considered entry level and earn less than other physical therapist assistants. Senior level PTAs have more than 8 years of experience and can earn nearly twice as much as entry level PTAs.

Setting and region also affect salary. States with higher costs of living tend to average higher salaries. Hiring data is fluctuates more than data compiled from surveys and the BLS. The pay rates below were compiled in August of 2017 and are likely to change.

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Travel PTA Benefits

Advanced Travel Therapy understands that to attract great talent, you’ve got to offer great compensation. That's why we're committed to providing our travel therapists with one of the best compensation packages in the industry.

We make sure our that our team has great medical, dental and vision insurance coverage. We also make sure that they have some of the most highly competitive pay in the industry. We’re proud of what we do to ensure that Advanced Travel Therapy’s travel therapists receive the best compensation available.

Physical Therapy Assistants (PTA) accepting a travel therapy assignment with Advanced Travel Therapy gain instant access to our outstanding benefits package. Some of these include the following:

  1. 100% Paid Medical Coverage

  2. Lucrative Pay

  3. 401k with Company Matching

  4. Customized Travel Packages

  5. Company-Paid Life Insurance

  6. Large Support Staff

  1. State Licensure Reimbursement

  2. Significant Referral Bonus

  3. Personal Recruiter

  4. Exceptional Customer Service (24 hours/day)

  5. Clinical Director

  1. Corporate Furnished Housing or Generous Lodging Per Diem

  2. Travel Expense Allowance

  3. Meals and Incidentals Stipend

  4. Professional & General Liability Coverage

  1. Why Advanced Medical

    Joining the Advanced Medical team gives you the attention you deserve. We work closely with each candidate to find the right fit clinically, culturally and financially. We also offer:

    • Five-star customer service
    • Clinical & licensure support
    • and much, much more!

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    • Advanced found me the perfect travel job in an outpatient setting. It was such a great match that I ended up staying on as a full time employee. If I decide to ever travel again, I will not hesitate to call Advanced.

      Mary TMary T.
    • After traveling with several different travel companies I found Advanced. I have now completed 3 great assignments and will never leave this company. Finally a company that actually delivers on what they say.

      Linda WLinda W.
      Sacramento, CA
    • We Just moved into my apartment provided by Advanced and we are loving it! My wife and I are both therapists and the apartment is amazing, it has its own movie theater, fitness center and many other amenities.

      Michael FMichael F.
      Dallas, TX
    • I was referred to Advanced by another traveler in my building that worked for them. She kept telling me that they really do customize packages and pay top rates so I called them and that is exactly what they did.

      Nancy PNancy P.
      Charleston, SC

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