Category Archives: Working Locum Tenens

Bring Your Pet With You On Your Next Locums Assignment!

A locum tenens assignment can sometimes be lonely if you are practicing out of state away from family members, friends, and colleagues. So a furry tail, friendly paw shake, or scaly critter may be exactly what you need to put a smile on your face after a long, rigorous day dealing with patients and paperwork.…
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Locum Tenens as the Solution to Physician Burnout

Naturally, physicians have a strong desire to help people, as this is typically what drives them to choose the career path they do. Studies have shown that U.S. employees have increased their level of workplace engagement from years past, which may seem like an excellent thing, however, often times for physicians and other healthcare providers,…
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Making a Hotel A Home On Any Assignment

As a locum tenens provider, you may feel like you are constantly on the go. Frequent travel can be destabilizing and lead to greater stress levels, poor eating habits, and disruptive sleeping patterns. A simple way to combat this is by bringing along different elements of your home life to create a more welcoming environment.…
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Wagging Tails May Reduce Stress for Locums

Imagine sitting in an airport, ready to board a plane to your next locum tenens assignment in a new city. You may be a little nervous or anxious of the unknown that awaits, or you may just be bored and looking for a way to kill time. Well, the next time you’re waiting to catch…
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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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