While the big city may seem to be where all the fun and excitement is, smaller rural towns certainly have their own draw and charm. Aside from scenic views and a refreshingly slower pace of life, small-town America can also offer several benefits to physicians and advanced practitioners working locum tenens.
Better salaries, lower cost of living, and shorter commutes are just a few perks you can expect to receive while working a locum tenens assignment in a rural area. Many physicians and clinicians also say that working in these areas can be more fulfilling as you have the opportunity to serve patients who are in desperate need of care.
But you'll have to be the judge! Visit Locum Leaders to read more on how you can benefit as a locum tenens physician or advanced practitioner working in rural America.