Locum Tenens Frequently Asked Questions

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 locums.

If you’re new to the world of locum tenens, it’s normal to have a few questions. Is transitioning to locums difficult? How will locums affect my family? Can locums really be a full-time career?

If you’ve found yourself asking any of these questions before, read these frequently asked questions answered by real-life locums doctors from Physicians Practice.

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