Category Archives: Working Locum Tenens

Marketability & The Locum Tenens Physician

Maybe you're a skilled locums provider with years among years of medical experience. Or, maybe you are a recent graduate with top-notch textbook knowledge and hands-on residency practice. No matter if you have 0 or 15 years of medical practice, there i€™s a perfect locum tenens opportunity waiting for you. However, if you are on…
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5 Must-Have Merits For The Locum Tenens Hero

A superhero doesn’t have to have a red cloak and extraterrestrial powers to save the day. Just like iconic comic book characters, locum tenens physicians often come to the rescue for many facilities and practices across the country. Whether it’s a rural care clinic struggling to find a replacement doctor or an urban emergency department…
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3 Ways to Use Social Media for Career Success

As a locum tenens physician, you may have different specialties that allow you to work at a local facility across town or 3000 miles away. Whether you’ve had one locums assignment or many, connecting with colleagues you’ve worked with, facilities you’ve provided care for, and recruiters that helped land you a job can enhance your…
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How to Find a Reliable Locums Recruiting Agency

Searching for a new locums job or opportunity can be difficult and intimidating. There are hundreds of job listings in numerous cities across the country. So, where do you start? A recruiting agency can be a valuable companion in a job search for any traveling healthcare professional. Recruiting agencies help provide you with career opportunities,…
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Locums Tax Tips For The 2014 Tax Season

Tax season tends to bring on the groaning, moaning, and uh-oohing for many employed individuals. But don’t let this For season spook you! Did you know that as a locum tenens physician, not only do you get great pay, but you also receive great tax benefits? To ensure proper and stress-free tax filing, cheap NBA…
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Perks and Challenges Of Working Locums

Physicians or advanced practitioners who choose locums as a career path can range from those just out of residency, to seasoned clinicians who are about to retire, to adventure-seekers who simply enjoy travel and change of scenery. For those who work locum tenens exclusively, the list of perks is endless. You have the pleasure of getting…
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From Sub-Standard To Heroes: The Changing Reputation Locums

By: Frank Phillips This is a very interesting topic. I have been working with locum tenens providers for well over 20 years now. When I first joined this marketplace, I had to educate not only healthcare facilities on what locums was, but also providers themselves. It was a very different time then. Most physicians worked as solo practitioners…
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