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Specialty Spotlight: Anesthesiology

Thursday, August 4th, 2022 in General.

Worldwide, an incredible 310 million major surgeries are performed annually, with around 40 to 50 million in the United States. Safe and effective anesthesia ensures these procedures go as smoothly as possible. Anesthesiology is an extremely specialized field. These highly trained doctors are responsible for administering anesthesia to patients before, during, and after surgery. In Read more…

3 Important Tips to Minimize Uncertainty When Working Locums

Wednesday, July 27th, 2022 in General.

Working locum tenens is a fantastic way to explore new places, experience different hospital environments, and make a high income while expanding your career horizons. However, you may have concerns that working locums is more uncertain than a permanent position with a predictable salary and set hours. The reality is that locums doctors and APPs Read more…

Specialty Spotlight: Hospitalist

Wednesday, June 15th, 2022 in General.

There are over 6,000 hospitals in the United States, representing almost 1 million staffed beds. Medical teams across the country provide care for the 33 million hospital admissions annually. With staggering figures like these, it’s no wonder the demand for hospitalists has been rising in recent years. A hospitalist is a physician who specializes in Read more…

Top 4 Reasons Critical Care Locums Can Provide Value to Your Facility

Saturday, May 28th, 2022 in General.

There are few things as important as having an experienced, high-caliber team in place when it comes to critical care. But what happens when your critical care staff is stretched thin and finding qualified doctors to fill those roles is challenging and time-consuming? That’s where locum tenens physicians and advanced practice providers come in, providing Read more…

6 Self Care Ideas for Busy Doctors to Combat Physician Burnout

Thursday, May 12th, 2022 in General.

Physician burnout is a real and growing problem. Rates are increasing, and figures now estimate that 42% of U.S. physicians feel emotionally and physically drained. It’s easy to fall into an exhausted state between long hours, intense stress, and overwhelming patient loads. Burnout can affect the quality of patient care and lead to medical errors. Read more…

5 Essential Locum Tenens Definitions You Need to Know

Thursday, April 28th, 2022 in General.

Deciding to work locum tenens is a big but exciting decision. Not only are you choosing to work independently, but you’re also taking on a different set of responsibilities. With your new working arrangement comes an additional set of industry-specific vocabulary that’s helpful to know as you embark on your locum tenens journey. Physicians and Read more…

4 Questions to Ask When Interviewing Locums Tenens Physicians

Thursday, April 7th, 2022 in General.

Health facilities must continually balance optimal quality of care for patients while also preserving their bottom line. One of the best ways to do this is by hiring locum tenens physicians to fill in gaps in coverage or meet unexpected surges in demand without sacrificing patient satisfaction or safety. But, as with permanent staff, you Read more…

5 Tips for Building the Perfect Locum Tenens CV

Thursday, March 31st, 2022 in General.

Whether you’re a fresh graduate or an experienced physician, building the perfect locum CV for your ideal assignments can be challenging. You’re typically competing with other physicians for desirable locum tenens jobs,  so it’s essential to showcase your skills and qualifications to make yourself stand out while still being concise and easy to read. It’s Read more…