Ep. 4 Andrew Craig, RN: Travel Nursing Basics Part 1

Show Notes Episode 4
Andrew Craig, RN is a traveling nurse with his wife Sarah. The duo can be found working in the same units during their travel contracts!

Listen to Andrew's advice to other travelers in this two part series!

3:00 Andrew's Story and Traveling with his Wife
7:00 The Travel Nursing Breakdown
9:00 Can Nurses Travel Straight Out of School?
11:00 Andrew's First Day
13:00 Typical Travel Nurse Career Length
19:00 Recruiter Financial Incentive
21:00 Company Bill Rates
25:00 The Transparency of Contract Payment
26:00 How Do You Find A Good Recruiter?
27:00 How to Find A Good Recruiter
28:00 Laura Nomadicare: https://www.facebook.com/LauraNomadicare
33:00 Should You Work with 1 or Multiple Recruiting Companies?
34:00 Our Experiences with 401K's

How to contact Andrew:
Email: [email protected] 
YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCShFp4-n3P3dfgc1nSa0CGw
Website: www.andrewcraigrn.com

NMN Podcast: www.newmedicalnomads.com

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Ep. 3 Kelley London: Traveling Contract Extensions and Culture Shock

 

Show Notes Episode 3

Kelley London is a  physical therapist making her grand exit from the the travel career in order to settle down in L.A.

Hear what she has learned during her 2 years of being a medical nomad!

1:00 How we met at Smart Success PT Live.

     Here's the upcoming 2018 event: https://www.gregtoddtv.com/a/4349/KeSQeLqK

1:30 Our Mentors:

     Greg Todd https://www.facebook.com/theptbuilder/

     Paul Gough https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=674959606

7:00 Information about traveling contract extensions.

10:00 What is overtime and hourly pay as a traveler?

13:00 How to handle hard experiences?

16:00 Earn physical therapy CEU's while traveling. http://www.physicaltherapy.com/

19:00 Why you should work with multiple recruiting companies.

24:00 The freedom to take time off between jobs.

29:00 The "two week notice" rule

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Ep. 2 Dr. Jodi James: Travel, Management, and Residencies

 

Show Notes Episode 2

Dr. Jodi James is a physical therapist that used traveling to prepare for her residency in the neuro setting. Not only did she become a travel PT straight out of school, but she also took a management role in her first assignment! Learn how she prepared and how she took her board examination early to apply for residency!

***The company mentioned in this episode is neither a sponsor or affiliate of the show***

4:00 Her experience as a novice traveler and manager.

11:00 Can anyone travel straight out of school?

15:00 How she took the boards early in order to apply for residencies.

17:00 The surprising need to be physically present in a state to apply for licensure

21:00 How she found her recruiting company

26:00 Her first phone interview

28:00 What is the biggest myth about travel PT?

29:00 Jodi's books: Atul Gawande

Being Mortal http://amzn.to/2t3C7uF

Checklist Manifesto http://amzn.to/2tsLzHG

Better http://amzn.to/2t3n58j

33:00 Jodi's best traveling...

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Inaugural Edition of The New Medical Nomads Podcast

Show Notes Episode 1

Hello all you medical travelers, vagabonds, and nomads!

Welcome to the New Medical Nomads Podcast!

This is the inaugural edition of many episodes about all information related to medical traveling. I am Dr. Dylan Callier, a physical therapist just starting on my journey as a travel PT. This first episode I describe who this podcast will be for, why I started it, and my story.

So whether you are a traveling physical therapist, occupational therapist, physicians assistant, any other medical provider, or new to the idea of being a medical traveler... this is for you!

I am so excited to get started. Thank you for joining me as we all follow our wanderlust! :)

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