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Four Types of Clinical Environments

Tuesday, July 20th, 2021 in General.

Every provider has a unique personality that shapes how you interact with patients, manage staff, and take care of your own professional needs. Understanding the pros and cons of each type of clinical environment for your work style and experience levels—from teaching hospitals to rural care clinics— can help you find the ideal working situation Read more…

Top Five States to Take a Locums Assignment if You Love Hiking

Thursday, July 15th, 2021 in General.

Working locum tenens assignments has a plethora of advantages over standard employment. Aside from boosting your monthly income, advancing your skillset, and meeting new people, there’s also the appealing benefit of travel and new horizons. If you’re the outdoors type with a passion for hiking, locum tenens provides the ideal opportunity to indulge yourself in Read more…

5 Reasons Hiring Locums is Beneficial for Hospitals

Tuesday, July 13th, 2021 in General.

The United States health care market is exploding, and doctors are in short supply. Since 1900, the number of Americans over age 65 has increased from 3.1 to 49.2 million. Coupled with the fact that most older people have chronic health conditions like hypertension, ischemic heart disease, and diabetes, hospitals are under enormous pressure to Read more…

Managing your Benefits as a 1099 Employee: What You Need to Know as a Locum Tenens Physician

Tuesday, June 29th, 2021 in General.

A 1099 employee is someone who works independently, meaning they are not a permanent worker for a company. The category includes independent contractors, freelancers, and locum tenens physicians.  While some people choose to work full-time with one employer and therefore become W2 employees, others prefer the flexibility of being a 1099 worker.  However, managing your benefits as a 1099 employee can be challenging. Locums are often hired through Read more…

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…