Category Archives: Working Locum Tenens

Top Underrated Locums Destinations for Fall

Temperatures are cooling off, the leaves are beginning to change, and pumpkin-spiced goodies have begun to hit the shelves. Fall is officially here, but before we are hit with winter’s wrath, consider filling your schedule with a locums assignment in one of these great fall locations. Typically, providers set their sites on places like New…
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Projected Rise for Locums Physicians

According to a survey by The Physicians Foundation and Merritt Hawkins, 11.5% of all physicians plan to work as locum tenens within the next three years. For physicians 45 and younger, this number goes slightly up to 12.8%. Both of these numbers are up from a similar study conducted in 2014. However, this news is…
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Choosing the Right Locums Agency for You

Choosing a locum tenens firm is a very important decision for any physician who wants a successful career in locums. Selecting the right agency can make a world of difference when preparing and heading into each assignment. But choosing the right agency doesn't have to be difficult. In fact, it's as simple as 1, 2,…
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Top Ten Cities for a Healthcare Job

Looking for your next locum tenens job? Consider one of these ten popular locums destinations. Based on U.S. census data, ABODO has rounded up the top ten cities for employment in the healthcare industry. From historic Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to bluesy Memphis, Tennessee, this list is sure to include an exciting locale that peaks your interest. Visit…
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Let Locums Help You Find Your Perfect Practice Setting

As a physician, you know there is more than one way to be a doctor. Aside from specialty, there are also several different settings in which you can choose to practice, and many factors that come in to play when deciding where you want to end up. One of the main benefits of working locums…
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Stand Out On Your Next Locum Tenens Assignment

As a locum tenens provider, you are able to enjoy the freedoms of travel and practicing in a variety of settings. While this may be a great way to gain experience and build your professional network, how do you leave a lasting impression once your assignment ends? Being prepared and dressing the part are just…
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Busy Physician? There’s an App for That

As a locum tenens physician, your life can be a little hectic at times. Between catching flights, and checking into hotels, on top of providing quality care, you may find yourself wondering where you could possibly find the time to complete your normal everyday tasks and errands. Luckily, there are many great services and apps…
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NAPR and NALTO Agencies: What’s the Difference?

As a physician, there are several options when choosing a locum tenens firm to work with. With so many out there, how do you tell the difference between them and decide which one you should invest your time in? One way a locum tenens firm can stand out is by which organizations and agencies they…
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Locum Tenens Frequently Asked Questions

For those unfamiliar, locum tenens is a Latin phrase meaning “to hold the place of,” or in layman’s terms: a temporary physician. Locums physicians provide temporary coverage to hospitals and facilities across the country, helping them cover their bottom line and provide care where it’s needed most. Please click here if you'd like to learn more about…
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Young Physicians Can Benefit From Working Locum Tenens

As a new doctor, you’re probably beginning to feel the pressures of post-grad life. Student loans and landing a “real job” are two big concerns among many young physicians. However, locum tenens can offer some relief, and teaming up with a locum tenens agency can make the experience that much easier. Not only do you…
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