Category Archives: Working Locum Tenens

Back-To-School & the Need for Locum Tenens

It’s that time of years again: Back-to-school! Amongst the several things that come along preparing for the school year, scheduling a visit with a child’s primary doctor should be at the top of parents’ to-do lists. Most schools require back-to-school immunizations and physical examinations for school sports. For parents, these examinations can also help detect…
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4 Reasons To Work Locums In Rural America

For many residents, fellows, and practicing physicians, the glamor and convenience of "big city" living entice many to practice medicine in locations such as New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles. However, although these cities are home to grandiose medical centers and multispecialty groups, medical opportunities are typically more competitive and scarcer. But little do many…
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Dr. Ken’s Corner: Working in Retirement: An Attractive Option for Many

By: Dr. Ken Teufel Rarely does one hear of a physician taking “early retirement.”  In fact, many physicians continue working well past the traditional retirement age of 65.  Being a doctor is “who they are,” and it’s hard to walk away from that part of their personal identity.  But this is only part of the…
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6 Key Factors Drastically Increasing the Utilization of Locum Tenens

By: Robert Moghim M.D. If you have ever thought, “What are we going to do if Dr. So & So retires or leaves our community?” this article pertains to you and offers a solution.  An overwhelmingly large number of groups and healthcare delivery systems are finding themselves in this very predicament. It’s a complex and…
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Old And Wise: We Still Want You – Locum Tenens

As technology has significantly advanced in the last decade, there has been a dramatic bump in the aging population.  Some researchers believe that one out of three United States residents will live to be over 100 years old.  But, technology and medical research has made the quality of life for the old and wise incredible. …
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Facilities: How To Bill For Locum Tenens Services

As a facility, there are a variety of reasons as to why you may need locum tenens coverage. Maybe a permanent physician is taking maternity leave or maybe there’s an influx of patients in July due to heat strokes and firework accidents. But, did you know you are able to bill for the care provided by a locum…
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3 Common Locums Gripes And How To Fix Them

Choosing your own schedule, traveling and getting to experience different healthcare facility settings are all wonderful benefits of choosing to be a locum tenens physician. But, everyone has a few gripes about their career. In an effort to help locums physicians to be more satisfied by their experience and facilities to get their best return…
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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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