Category Archives: Working Locum Tenens

Service Abroad Plus Locum Tenens: A Perfect Fit

By: Dr. Ken Teufel Never before has it been this easy for physicians to spend two to three weeks, or even three to four months, volunteering their services abroad. Physicians and clinicians have the option to work for two to four weeks as an emergency medicine physician in Ethiopia or provide oncology services in Bhutan.…
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Locum Tenens A Viable Option For Senior Physicians

As seasoned physician who's seen it all, you now have the opportunity to give back to your community in a new way and act as a mentor. Many senior physicians are not quite ready to retire from practicing medicine, but want to scale down work hours and ease into full retirement. Locum tenens gives you that…
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Why More Physicians Are Living the Locum Life

Happy Nationals Locum Tenens Week! Here at Locum Tenens Daily, we already know the many benefits doctors stand to gain as a locum doc. Regardless of age, experience, or specialty, all physicians and advanced practitioners can benefit from working locum tenens. Among these great benefits are a better work life balance and generous pay, so…
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The Demand for Locum Tenens Continues to Grow in 2017

As 2017 continues, the demand for locum tenens staffing has maintained its upward trend. The need for locums is largely driven by the shortage of full-time physicians and advanced practitioners, and the healthcare industry has experienced an influx of new in-house recruiters adjusting to the mix of permanent and contract physicians.  Recently, 94% of healthcare…
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The Health Benefits of Travel for Physicians

Whether you want to work the sunny beaches of Florida during the winter or lush, scenic Oregon during the summer, travel is one of the greatest perks that locum tenens physicians can enjoy. In addition to to practicing medicine and providing quality care where it’s needed most, you get to try delicious cuisines, partake in…
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8 Reasons Physicians Choose Locums

With it's increasing popularity, majority of physicians either know someone who's worked locums or worked alongside a locum tenens physician. Why is it, then, that many still aren't aware of the benefits of working temporary assignments? What was once seen as something only physicians nearing retirement did, has now grown into an industry that attracts…
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Busy Physicians: Locum Tenens is Here to Help

Throughout medical school, you had to deal with your fair share of struggles. From the many hours spent in residency to experiencing your many “firsts” on the floor, you may have thought you’d seen it all. However, what you may not have envisioned is that being a physician comes with it's own set of responsibilities…
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Advance Your Career By Partnering With a Locums Recruiter

When navigating the world of locum tenens, a locum tenens physician recruiter can help you find the job that's right for you and fits your skills and needs. That's why finding a great locums tenens agency and building a strong relationship with a locums recruiter your can trust is important. Because the locum tenens industry…
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Find Your Perfect Practice Setting with Locum Tenens

An important part of any physician’s career is deciding which practice setting they prefer. There are several factors that come into play when making this decision, like patient volume, location, specialty, compensation, and CME opportunities. When a physician is still undecided on where they'd like to practice, they can turn to locum tenens for help.…
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Choosing a Locum Tenens Agency

With the industry's growing success, more physicians are making the change to locum tenens, and healthcare facilities continue using locums to ensure their schedules stay full and their patients receive care. There are several benefits to working locums, such as better work-life balance, travel opportunities, and lower rates of physician burnout. However, before you can…
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