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The Most Dangerous Words in Physical Therapy

The most dangerous words in physical therapy:  “Im just a PT” It begins so casually: “Welcome to Specialized Physical Therapy Ms. Burton.  Its great to have your here!  Let me introduce you to your therapist!!”  A peppy front office manager chirps from her post.  Quickly springing up from her chair and into the recesses of…

2016 Travelers Conference Re-cap

2016 Travelers Conference Re-cap Travelers Conference 2016 was essentially a celebration of the freedom and the adventure that the travel healthcare lifestyle brings – no wonder it was in Las Vegas!  3 days of seminars, networking, schmoozing, wine-and-dining, and of course some all night parties!  Despite all of the shenanigans, we would leave the conference…

Pikes Peak summit 2016

My Love-Hate Relationship with Pikes Peak

My Love-Hate Relationship with Pikes Peak Some things never change… even when everything else does. Just a couple weeks ago, Steve and I tackled an epic race on America’s Mountain: Pikes Peak. While I chose to just race to the top in the Ascent on Saturday, Steve wanted to tackle the Marathon on Sunday, where…

Black and White image of Ellen at the Grand Canyon

Gray Pride

Gray Pride As another election season rolls through, the various media outlets and talking heads busy themselves by spouting pseudo-news and ever increasingly alarmist stories about “A country divided!”  We have Red states, Blue states, Environmentalists, Pro-Choice, Pro-Life, Anti-LGBT, Black Lives Matter, the 99%, States Rights, Big Business, Big Pharma…Big Deal! Working as a traveler…

Job selection

Job Selection

When the options are endless it can be difficult to choose where to go next!  Don’t get overwhelmed.  We have just the job selection tips for you! Job Selection Location, Location, Location As any realtor will tell you, its all about location.  The same goes for job selection. When selecting your next job, it is…

TravelCon 2016

Travel Convention 2016!

Booked! We are so excited to announce that we will be in Las Vegas September 25-27 for the 2016 Travelers Conference! This event is a great opportunity for ANYONE in healthcare to learn about traveling and to network. Presentations, Swag, and Parties Galore! Book your tickets now and join us for the party! Just a few…

Bryce Canyon 100

so this one time…Ep. 2

Feeling emaciated, cracked lips, aching thighs, calves and feet, I strained to place one shoe further than six inches ahead of the other.  We were making good time as we weaved in and out of the red canyons of Southern Utah, but around mile marker 42 I fell apart.  Nausea had set in along side…

Hardrock 100 Island Lake Elites

You Need to Run an Ultramarathon

Ok, hold on.  Stick with me here. I am well aware that many of you are not fond of running.  For some simply the thought of lacing up the tennies for a little jog (or “yog,” Ive heard it both ways) is nauseating and vile.  But ultra running is only a distant kin to what…

Haleakala Sunrise

3 Steps to Make More Money – part 3

We have been asked numerous times about how we go about negotiating contracts.  How we have been able to land salaries 13-30% higher than the initial offers.  In order to properly address this topic we are going to do a three part series. The reason for this is straight forward.  There is no magic to…