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Upstream Rehabilitation Travel Physical Therapy Program

Travel Physical Therapy Program

From beaches to mountains, cities to rural communities, we’ve got it all with our Travel Physical Therapy Program! Upstream Rehabilitation’s National Travel Program is currently offered across 28 states with assignments ranging from 13 to 26 weeks. Our Travel Program is truly one of a kind and a perfect opportunity for you to explore the country while growing as a clinician.

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Travel with Upstream!

Upstream Rehabilitation offers a wide array of travel physical therapy benefits for professionals of all experience levels.

  • Full benefits including continuing education, PTO, and paid holidays
  • Competitive salaries
  • Monthly travel stipends and travel reimbursement
  • Mentorship for clinical and travel PT professionals
  • Access to clinical 12-month new graduate structured mentorship program
  • Countrywide access to continuing education through Upstream’s partnership with IAMT and Upstream Rehab Institute
  • Unlimited, 24/7 access to Medbridge’s online course offerings
  • Opportunity to transition to full-time roles and participate in professional development programs
  • Consistent documentation with 90% of our clinics operating under the same EMR

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Build Your Foundation with Upstream

  • Ability to work throughout all Upstream brands
  • 13 to 26 week assignments
  • Preferences taken and choices given, choices are based on company need
  • 1 paid business travel day given
  • Mileage reimbursement for travel between assignments
  • 100% license fees reimbursed
  • Travel support and structure
  • Salary and stipend

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Support for Travel Physical Therapists

Upstream travelers are provided with a strong leadership and support network while they are exploring our clinics across the country. Our Travel PTs have multiple levels of support including a direct supervisor, travel mentorship, clinical mentorship, travel manager, and their travel teammates. Additionally, travelers have support at the clinic level with their local leadership teams and teammates. Upstream offers bi-annual travel team meetings, regular check-ins with the Travel Therapy Manager, as well as the support and investments of Upstream.

Travel Physical Therapy Associate Testimonial

Associate Testimonial

“When I started my first job as a PT I was nervous about committing to a company, but my experience with the travel program for Upstream Rehabilitation put me at ease and converted my entire prospective. I have built a community and network through traveling with Upstream Rehabilitation, which supported me through failing boards the first attempt, orthopedic residency, and promotions. I have been able to grow and develop a career path for myself beyond travel PT. The encounters, experience, friends, and mentors I have gained have changed my career trajectory.”

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Frequently Asked Questions

Find the answers to frequently asked questions about the Upstream Travel Physical Therapy Program.

Typically, travel assignments are 13 to 26 weeks.

No, Upstream travelers receive all the same benefits and offerings as other full-time associates. Upstream offers 6.5 paid holidays.

Yes, new graduate travelers are given a 90-day onboarding ramp-up period. Experienced clinicians receive a 2-week onboarding period.

Yes, Upstream offers a 12-month structured new graduate mentorship program as well as a travel mentor program.

Yes, there are a variety of personal and professional development courses open to travelers.

The ultimate goal for our travelers is that they find a home after they are done traveling and continue to grow and develop into leaders. The travel therapy manager and the traveler’s direct supervisor will assist with the process.

Yes, travelers are provided with choices in assignment that align with their preferences.

Yes, PTO is encouraged to be taken between assignments.

Stipend amounts vary depending on whether the traveler is working in a regular-cost or high-cost locality.