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Five Reasons Why You Should Extend Your Locums Assignment

Wednesday, January 25th, 2023 in General.

The rewards of working locum tenens are undeniable. You can travel the country, work in various settings, broaden your skill set, increase your financial security, and network with many different practitioners. Furthermore, you have the freedom that cannot be matched by working in permanent, full-time positions. Working with an expert locum tenens agency takes most Read more…

4 Compelling Reasons to Work Locums During Retirement

Thursday, January 12th, 2023 in General.

Retirement is an exciting time. Finally, after years of hard work, you can take some time to relax and enjoy the fruits of your labor. You can focus on hobbies, travel, or spend more time with family and friends. However, retirement is bittersweet for some. For many physicians and clinicians, the idea of cutting professional Read more…

4 Benefits of the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact for Physicians

Thursday, January 5th, 2023 in General.

The Interstate Medical Licensure Compact (IMLC) is a major breakthrough for physicians, allowing for greater flexibility and opportunity. It has the potential to revolutionize the healthcare industry by making it easier and faster for doctors to provide care across state lines — in person or via telemedicine. Through the IMLC, physicians can work with larger patient Read more…

A Quick Guide to Full-Practice States for Advanced Practice Providers

Friday, December 23rd, 2022 in General.

Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) are healthcare professionals who have completed an accredited graduate-level program and possess advanced education and clinical training in their field. APPs include nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs). These highly qualified individuals are not physicians but may perform many of the same functions as a doctor. They typically provide a wide range Read more…

A Brief Guide to Medical Licensing for Locum Tenens Physicians

Friday, December 16th, 2022 in General.

Medical licensure is the process by which a state or other jurisdiction grants permission to a physician to practice medicine within its borders. Each state has its own requirements for licensure, but in general, it involves completing an approved medical school program, passing all three parts of the United States Medical Licensing Examination ( ), paying Read more…

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…