Over the years, the locum tenens industry has continued to grown. This is even more true in recent years as the nation has experienced an unprecedented shortage of doctors in addition to an overwhelming jump in patient population.
Competitive pay, career flexibility, and travel opportunities are the most obvious benefits of working locum tenens. However, there are a multitude of reasons a physician may be drawn to locums.
On one doctor's blog, an anesthesiologist outlines the top 5 reasons doctors work locums. Read more on the top benefits at Physician on Fire.