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Solving the Puzzle of Credentialing for Locum Tenens

Thursday, May 20th, 2021 in General.

Locum tenens physicians and advanced practice providers constitute a significant part of the healthcare industry. They play an essential role in filling staffing shortages, providing coverage for vacations and illnesses, and relieving chronic staff burnout. Hospitals and clinics often need locums physicians and advanced practice providers to assist with patient care, but the credentialing for Read more…

4 Benefits of Partnering with a Locum Tenens Agency

Monday, April 12th, 2021 in General.

Physicians are highly-trained experts who dedicate their careers to helping others. These professionals are in extreme demand that continues to outpace supply. By 2032, there will be a predicted shortage of around 122,000 physicians, according to findings from the Association of American Medical Colleges. Although these figures reflect what may seem a distant point in Read more…

Tips for Successfully Maintaining a Long-Term Locums Career

Monday, April 5th, 2021 in General.

If you’re considering working locum tenens, why not try it out with a weekend or a single week assignment? The benefits are substantial, and what’s to lose? If you enjoy it as much as we think you will, it’s going to open up your world, especially if you follow our tips for a successful locums Read more…

Your Supplemental Income from Locums: How Do You Spend It?

Thursday, March 25th, 2021 in General.

Locum tenens physicians, PAs, and nurse practitioners provide an essential staffing service for healthcare organizations. Working as a locum means you can enjoy freedom and travel, choose roles that suit you, enhance your skills, and earn a competitive salary. The compensation varies, but locum tenens assignments may pay even higher hourly rates than full-time equivalents. Read more…

A Complete Guide to The Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

Thursday, February 25th, 2021 in General.

If you are a physician looking for ways to grow and develop your career, then the Interstate Medical License Compact is something with which you need to be familiar. As a physician, you typically start with one active state license when you begin your career. If you find work as a locum tenens provider in Read more…

Working Locum Tenens: Everything You Need to Know

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021 in General.

What makes working locum tenens so enticing? Well, an alarming 42% of physicians report that they feel burnout, according to the 2020 survey of America’s physicians. With over a billion patient encounters to manage every year, perhaps it’s no great surprise. Physician burnout is a worrying trend that is entrenched in the healthcare industry and Read more…

COVID-19 Front Line Heroes: Dr. James M. Feeney

Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 in Physicians.

In March 2020, hospitals in the tri-state area were facing the worst coronavirus outbreak in the United States. Healthcare organizations were in desperate need of qualified Critical Care physicians to support their COVID-19 response, and many facilities partnered with Integrity Locums to search for locum tenens physicians who were able and willing to help. Dr. Read more…