Save Rural Hospitals

America’s Rural Hospital Crisis – #SaveRural #RuralHealth  How is the health of your closest hospital?  If you live in a rural area, it might be in trouble. Worse yet, if you’re a physical or occupational therapist or a speech language pathologist who lives and work in a rural area, you might be worrying about losing your PT,…

It’s great to have options.  Making choices and decisions is a natural part of life.  But let’s face it.  …sometimes those options can be overwhelming. That’s where we come in!  myPTsolutions exists to help you (and your future employer!) make the best, most informed decision possible when it comes to hiring and placing physical therapists. …

Physical Therapy Treats Chronic Pain

Do Physical Therapists treat chronic pain more effectively than prescription drugs? As the United States comes to grips with an unprecedented increase in prescription drug addictions, patients and doctors are advocating for alternative treatments for chronic pain.   The APTA launched their #ChoosePT Campaign in June 2016, to highlight the benefits of Physical Therapy as an…

Healthcare Reform

Understanding How Healthcare Reform Affects Physical Therapists If you’ve worked in healthcare for 5 or 10 years, you can’t help but notice that your job keeps changing. Pushed along by Healthcare Reform Laws, healthcare providers are slowly but surely transitioning from “Fee for Service” to “Outcome based” reimbursement models. Physical, Occupational Therapists, and Speech Language…

Virtual Reality and Physical Therapy

The December 2016 issue of the American Physical Therapy Journal contains good news for physical therapists who work with stroke patients.  An article titled “Effect of Virtual Reality Training on Balance and Gait Ability in Patients with Stroke: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis,” by Ilona J.M. de Rooij, Ingrid G.L. van de Port, Jan-Willem G. documents…

Four reasons January is a great time to begin searching for a new physical therapist job. 1.    Finding a new job is a common New Year’s Resolution. Entering a job search takes a great deal of effort. Most of us need all the encouragement we can get to tackle these difficult tasks, and so a…

myPTsolutions helps therapists find direct hire jobs “travel therapist jobs.”  Travel Therapists fill in at various facilities providing short term coverage for medical leaves, additional staffing for seasonal census fluctuations, or coverage while a facility continues to look for a permanent employee. Here are some of the things our PT, OT, and SLP employees enjoy…

What’s so great about working in a school setting?  Improving your work / life balance  Convenient for raising a family  Better benefits  Desire to practice in a pediatric setting From a pediatric physical therapist’s point of view, there’s no better way to combine working full time and raising a family! According to the physical therapists…

Pediatric Physical and Occupational Therapists and Assistants, as well as Speech Language Pathologists, are blessed with multiple employment options, such as the following: children’s hospitals, specialty pediatric outpatient clinics, pediatric home health services (for example, Easter Seals), and schools. Since every community has a school or two, schools are by far the largest employers of…

According to the 74 Home Health Physical Therapists we surveyed*, the following 3 factors were critically important or very important in choosing to work in the home health setting. Reasons Physical Therapists Choose to work in the Home Health Setting: 81% – a better life-work balance 64% – higher salary 57% – better benefits *myPTsolutions Therapist Employment Preference…

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