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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…

3 Reasons Why Hiring Locums for Your Small Practice is a Good Idea

Thursday, March 24th, 2022 in General.

Small medical practices can face many unique challenges, from a lack of resources to difficulty recruiting and retaining staff and, of course, dealing with administrative burdens. Unfortunately, these issues can mean it’s difficult to keep your practice profitable. While some of these challenges are unavoidable, there are ways to overcome them. Hiring locum tenens physicians Read more…

Expand Your Candidate Pool by Accepting IMLC (Interstate Medical Licensure Compact) Licenses

Thursday, March 10th, 2022 in General.

  The United States is currently experiencing a severe physician shortage estimated to reach 122,000 open positions by 2032. Unfortunately, this is the current reality in rural and underserved communities, as facilities struggle to find enough doctors to provide regular care. Simply put, there are insufficient doctors to meet the needs of an aging population, Read more…

Specialty Spotlight: Critical Care

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022 in General.

Critical care is a highly specialized area of medicine that deals with diagnosing and treating life-threatening illnesses and injuries. Physicians who specialize in critical care are experts in managing extremely sick patients and can provide life-saving support when needed. In this Specialty Spotlight, we take a closer look at critical care and what it entails. Read more…

Top 3 Incredible Beach Destinations For Locums Assignments 

Thursday, February 24th, 2022 in General.

Working as a locum tenens physician or Advanced Practice Provider offers many advantages over traditional employment. Perhaps the most enticing is the freedom to choose your destination. You can travel to new and exciting places while enjoying a healthy income. Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to meet new people and build your experience of different Read more…

Practicing Primary Care: Internal Medicine Vs. Family Practice

Tuesday, February 8th, 2022 in General.

Almost 300,000 physicians opted for practicing primary care over other medical specialties, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges 2020 Physician Specialty Report. Practicing primary care means being able to develop solid relationships with patients and continually having the opportunity to expand your knowledge base. If you decide to work in this field, you’re Read more…

4 Compelling Reasons Why You Should Be a Board Certified Locums Doctor

Thursday, February 3rd, 2022 in General.

Board certification can have many benefits for locums. Board certification requires extensive training and passing rigorous exams that test a physician’s knowledge and clinical skills. This level of certification means that physicians are qualified to provide expert care to patients. Board certification goes beyond medical licensure. All doctors and medical specialists in the United States Read more…