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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…

3 Essential Job Boards for Locum Tenens Clinicians

Thursday, September 1st, 2022 in General.

As a locum tenens doctor or advanced practice provider, you know that finding a fitting assignment is critical to your success. The right position allows you to put your skills to work in a setting that’s challenging and rewarding. It also helps you to expand your network of colleagues and contacts. Working with an experienced Read more…

4 Tips to Building the Perfect Locum Tenens Job Description

Thursday, August 25th, 2022 in General.

Medical facilities continuously need new staff as employees retire, advance in their careers, or leave for temporary maternity or sick leave. Physician burnout is another factor that may affect staff availability. A recent survey revealed that 1 in 5 physicians are likely to leave their current practice within 2 years because of the recent stress Read more…

PAs vs. Nurse Practitioners

Thursday, August 18th, 2022 in General.

The medical profession encompasses numerous specialties and career paths besides the traditional options of physicians or nurses. From anesthesiologists to CRNAs, the medical field is filled with a wide variety of positions, each playing a vital role in patient care. Two such careers are the physician assistant (PA) and nurse practitioner (NP). These advanced healthcare Read more…

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…