Category Archives: Locums Lifestyle

Need a Little Travel Inspiration? Follow These Five Instgrammers

Perfect for those who have been bit by the wanderlust bug, locum tenens gives physicians the chance to combine two passions: medicine and travel. As a locum tenens physician, you get to enjoy medicine without borders and travel to parts of the country, or even the world, you may have never thought possible. For those days…
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Locums Lifestyle: Working in Rural Towns

While the big city may seem to be where all the fun and excitement is, smaller rural towns certainly have their own draw and charm. Aside from scenic views and a refreshingly slower pace of life, small-town America can also offer several benefits to physicians and advanced practitioners working locum tenens. Better salaries, lower cost…
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Tax Tips for Locums Physicians

With tax season in full swing, Tax Day 2017, April 18th, is quickly approaching. As a locums doctor, you have to remember that you are not working as an employee, but as an independant contractor. Because of this, there are different tax laws you must abide by compared to a full-time permanent physician. When filing,…
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Dr. Seuss’ Guide to Locum Tenens

Happy National Doctors' Day! Locum Tenens Daily would like to extend a big "Thank you!" to all of our physician readers who continue to selflessly serve others and make a difference day in and day out. Although he held no actual medical degree, Dr. Seuss' wise words of encouragement and advice have transcended through the…
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States to Add to the Top of Your Locums List

As a locum tenens physician, you get to frequently travel the country and visit new areas. Listed for their great locations, friendly facilities, broad selection of specialties needed, and several available opportunities, these hot spots should be at the top of every physician's locums wish list. Ranging from coast to coast, these locales are sure to fit any…
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Fitness Tips for Even the Busiest Locum Tenens Physicians

As a busy locum tenens physician, you're always on the go, but just because you are on your feet all day does not mean that you should skip out on fitness or hitting the gym. In addition to several health benefits, a quick gym session after a shift can be a great stress reliever and…
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How You Can Benefit From Travel Rewards As a Locums Physician

As a locum tenens physician, you're probably no stranger to airport terminals and hotel check-ins. However, did you know that you can earn travel rewards points while on an assignment? That's right, you can earn points just for going to work. All your locum tenens company will need is your travel rewards account information, and you'll…
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Locum Tenens as the Solution to Burnout

Depressed. Angry. Considering leaving his practice altogether. This was one physician's feelings toward medicine before discovering locum tenens. Dr. Gainsburg was experiencing the symptoms of burnout that thousands of doctors feel every day in the United States. His career as a neurosurgeon was quickly deteriorating from things like insurance hassles, hospital politics, and the stress of…
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13 Reasons to Work Locums

Extra income. Control of your own schedule. Gain experience. A bridge to retirement. There are several reasons physicians choose to work locum tenens. From traveling the country, to having more time to provide quality care, the benefits of locums entice physicians of every specialty. While no two physicians are alike, we know certain perks of…
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Tips for Bringing Your Pet on a Locum Tenens Assignment

One of the benefits of working locum tenens is the ability to travel. Though, for some pet parents, a trip is incomplete without their furry friend in tow. Before you decide to bring along your pet to your next locums assignment, there a few things you should keep in mind, like taking your pet to see…
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