Why should I choose to work with MedPro?
Our company has over 34 years of experience in international recruitment and is an expert in all aspects of licensing and credentialing, training, testing, and immigration. We have helped thousands of foreign-educated healthcare professionals succeed in living and working in the U.S. and our dedicated International Team is here to help you complete every step of the process.
We have secure contracts with healthcare facilities across the country, which gives foreign-educated nurses, medical technologists, and physical and occupational therapists the chance to find rewarding careers and gain valuable experience working in America. MedPro also has a strong financial backing, which means you will have a steady income once you begin living and working in the U.S.
What are the basic requirements to work with MedPro?
To be considered by MedPro, all foreign-educated healthcare professionals should be licensed or registered to practice in the country where they received their professional degree. We prefer at least one year of current experience, but it is not required to be successful in the U.S.
We also offer other programs for new graduates with less than one year of current experience. If you do not meet the preferred one year of experience, we still encourage you to apply and find out more information about our other programs that help foreign-educated healthcare professionals live and work in the U.S.
How do I apply to work with MedPro?
All foreign-educated healthcare professionals who would like to live and work in the U.S. can simply complete our contact form or call one of our recruiters, depending on their geographical location:
Asia/Southeast Asia/Middle East: (+63) 917-583-4503
Caribbean: (+1) 954-332-4443
All other locations: (+1) 800-886-8108
What is my first step in working with MedPro?
Once you have spoken with a recruiter and discussed the process of transitioning to the U.S. in more detail, we will send you a standard employment agreement for you to review.
How long does it take before I can work in the U.S.?
The amount of time it will take you to complete testing, licensing, and immigration depends on several factors such as education, experience, and immigration processing times. Your dedicated recruiter can help give you an estimated time after they have spoken with you.
Preparing to work in the U.S
What happens after I sign an employment agreement with MedPro?
Once you sign an employment agreement, our International Team will work with you to ensure you complete each step that is essential to successfully living and working in the U.S.
Will I receive any financial assistance during the licensing and credentialing, training, testing, and immigration process?
Yes! We cover all costs for licensing, credentialing, and required testing. We also offer unlimited access to educational courses available through MedPro University (MedProU®). These courses help with your preparation for required testing as well as clinical training and U.S. assimilation.
What type of visa will I receive?
The type of visa you receive will be dependent upon your profession.
Who pays for the cost of the visa?
We will pay all visa filing and processing fees, as well as legal costs, for your visa application.
Can my spouse and children come with me to the U.S.?
We know how important family is, and we encourage foreign-educated healthcare professionals to include their family on their journey and allow them to also start a new career and life in the U.S.
The eligibility of spouses and children to be included on your visa is dependent on the type of visa you will be obtaining to live and work in the U.S.
Who is responsible for the cost to travel to the U.S. to start work?
Our company will arrange and pay for your airline transportation to MedPro offices in Sunrise, FL.
Arriving in the U.S & Orientation
What can I expect once I land in the U.S.?
We will have a representative pick you up from the airport and drive you to housing arranged by MedPro.
Where will I live when in Sunrise, FL?
We have arranged and paid for safe, fully-furnished housing near our offices in Sunrise, FL. Your kitchen will be stocked with some food staples, but we will also take your grocery shopping, so you can pick up some of your favorite items during your stay.
How will I get around when in Sunrise, FL?
Our company will arrange and cover the cost of all necessary transportation during your orientation period. This includes transportation to and from the MedPro offices in Sunrise, FL as well as transportation to complete several personal tasks essential to preparing you for life in the U.S. (i.e. setting up a bank account, getting a mobile phone, etc.).
What does orientation consist of?
Orientation lasts a minimum of three weeks, but some foreign-educated healthcare professionals will attend orientation for a longer amount of time based on their profession and facility requirements. They will undergo a comprehensive clinical training program as well as U.S. assimilation training to learn both professional and personal skills needed to be successful in the U.S.
Will I have time to explore the area?
We encourage you to go out and explore your new area, both during orientation and once you have arrived at the healthcare facility you will be working at. During orientation, our team plans fun and exciting activities for all foreign-educated healthcare professionals to enjoy. You will get to meet new people and celebrate the beginning of your journey!
Will I be paid during orientation?
Yes! Our company provides a generous compensation package to you during your orientation period.
Compensation & Benefits
What is my pay and benefit package?
We offer generous pay packages and benefits to all its foreign-educated healthcare professionals. Pay packages range based upon your profession, and benefits include:
- Health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance
- Paid time off
- 401(k) retirement plan
- Continuing education reimbursement for licensure and professional development
Working with MedPro
Our primary focus is to make your employment with us rewarding. Your MedPro Personal Journey Guide will take time to get to know you and understand your specific goals and needs. Tell us where you want your life to take you, and we will help you get there.
Where in the U.S. will I be working?
While we do have assignments available throughout the U.S., our team carefully places all foreign-educated healthcare professionals in the location we feel will ensure their success in the U.S.
Can I choose my assignment locations?
We service a variety of clinical setting including hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, laboratories, outpatient, and home health. Your clinical setting will be dependent on your profession, but rest assured that we will always place you in the setting where we feel you will be the most successful.
Do you provide housing in my assignment location?
While the cost of your rent is your responsibility, our Housing and Relocation team works hard to ensure you have options for safe, adequate, and affordable housing while living and working in the U.S. The Housing and Relocation team will also help you become rooted in your new community once you move.
What is it like to work in the U.S. as a foreign-educated healthcare professional?
Working in the U.S. allows for you to learn and grow as a healthcare professional by gaining valuable skills working in the American healthcare system, and you will be treated as a valued professional. For many foreign-educated healthcare professionals, the U.S. offers a wider scope of practice than in their home country, and MedProU prepares you to succeed in these different areas.