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Compelling Reasons to Work Locum Tenens While Completing a Fellowship 

Friday, December 2nd, 2022 in General.

  It takes many years of hard work and dedication to become a doctor. After completing medical school and residency, some physicians choose to further their education by completing a fellowship. Fellowships are an opportunity for doctors to receive specialized training in a certain area of medicine. They usually last up to 3 years and Read more…

Top 3 Reasons to Hire Locums for Holiday Coverage

Thursday, November 17th, 2022 in General.

As the holiday season rapidly approaches, healthcare facilities are preparing for the influx of patients that seek treatment over the holidays. Patient numbers spike because the flu, respiratory illnesses, and other communicable diseases are more prevalent during the colder months. With the added patient volume and challenges accompanying the holidays, many hospitals and clinics hire Read more…

Specialty Spotlight: Gastroenterology

Thursday, November 3rd, 2022 in General.

Gastroenterologists are expert doctors who diagnose and treat disorders of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, also known as the digestive system. Any condition affecting the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine (colon), rectum, or anus comes under the remit of these expert clinicians. These issues encompass everything from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and acid reflux to irritable bowel Read more…

Electronic Medical Record Systems (EMR)— What Locum Doctors Need to Know

Thursday, October 20th, 2022 in General.

Electronic medical record (EMR) systems are very common in healthcare organizations and will be the preferred method of managing patient information in the future. They’re designed to improve the quality and efficiency of patient care by allowing clinicians to track patient diagnoses, medications, and treatment plans electronically. While EMRs offer many benefits, they can also Read more…

4 Ways to Book Ideal Clinicians in a Provider-Driven Market

Friday, October 14th, 2022 in General.

Running a healthcare facility is no easy feat. It’s a machine with countless moving parts, and without harmonious collaboration, it can quickly break down. When staff members are out sick, on vacation, or just taking a much-needed break, it’s crucial to have replacements available to ensure continuity of care. This is where locum tenens doctors Read more…

Specialty Spotlight: General Surgery

Thursday, October 6th, 2022 in General.

Surgeons improve the lives of their patients through their dedication and expert care. As a result, they’re in high demand, and their skills are always in need. General surgeons are trained to perform a wide range of surgical procedures on patients of all ages. They can treat conditions affecting any area of the body and Read more…

Top 4 Places to Take a Locums Tenens Assignment if You Love Fall

Friday, September 30th, 2022 in General.

Fall is one of the most beloved seasons, and for good reason! The crisp temperatures, brilliantly colored leaves, fun festivals, and tasty treats make fall one of the most enjoyable times of the year. Locum tenens work provides an opportunity for physicians to take assignments in some of the most beautiful places in the country. Read more…

3 Tips to Optimize Your Locum Tenens Agency Partnership

Wednesday, September 21st, 2022 in General.

Working with locum tenens doctors and advanced practice providers is a smart move for healthcare facilities. These talented and skilled professionals provide much-needed coverage while freeing up full-time staff to take on other important responsibilities. Locum tenens clinicians can step in and provide quality care when needed, meaning that your patients never have to suffer Read more…

Specialty Spotlight-Occupational Medicine

Wednesday, September 14th, 2022 in General.

The field of medicine encompasses many different specialties. Some (Cardiology, Oncology, Family Practice) are more commonly known than others. However, some of the more specific specialties offer rewarding opportunities for physicians and APPs. One less known, but equally necessary specialty is occupational medicine. Occupational medicine is a field that focuses on the health and safety Read more…

A Quick Guide to Your Locum Tenens Contract

Friday, September 9th, 2022 in General.

There’s a lot to consider when you’re making a move into locum tenens work.  From the patients you’ll see, to the skills you require, the schedule you’ll work, and the pay you’ll receive, each part of this decision requires thoughtfulness. You should also understand the basics of a locum tenens contract in order to make Read more…