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The Value of Locum Tenens Physicians in Healthcare Facilities

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More and more healthcare facilities are turning to locum tenens staffing solutions for good reasons: with physicians, PA’s, nurse practitioners and specialists available when you need them, the stress of hiring has been lessened. Beyond just the convenience, however, most healthcare facilities want to understand the value of hiring locum tenens. If you are considering […]

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Why Healthcare Organizations are Turning to Locum Tenens

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The healthcare landscape has been evolving. Facing an aging population, increased access to healthcare through the Affordable Care Act, and a growing physician shortage (an estimated 14,900 to 35,600 just in primary care by 2025), healthcare organizations have been looking for ways to increase efficiency and improve the bottom line, while servicing communities of every size. A […]

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The Pros and Cons of Locum Tenens for Physicians

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Locum tenens is an exciting and rewarding experience. Latin for ‘to hold the place of’, locum tenens workers are, in effect, temporary health care providers utilized to supplement a facilities existing medical staff. When a private practice, hospital, or health care facility is in need of temporary workers, they call healthcare staffing agencies or locum […]

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Why Locum Tenens is Family Friendly

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The healthcare field is growing rapidly. The demands on all facets of the industry have increased with this marked growth. Full-time physicians and advanced practitioners, as well as Locum Tenens professionals, are providing great benefits to patients and healthcare facilities across the United States. Arranging these unions between providers and facilities, however, is left in […]

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5 Stress Relieving Tips for Healthcare Recruiters

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The healthcare field is growing rapidly. The demands on all facets of the industry have increased with this marked growth. Full-time physicians and advanced practitioners, as well as Locum Tenens professionals, are providing great benefits to patients and healthcare facilities across the United States. Arranging these unions between providers and facilities, however, is left in […]

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Can You Have Job Security Through Locum Tenens?

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Locum Tenens opportunities are more plentiful and more fruitful than ever. Clinicians who take advantage of Locum Tenens work can expect a secure future in the healthcare field. There is no doubt that job security is a concern for the American workforce. Recent graduates hope to find a job that allows them to pay off […]

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3 Benefits PAs Have Over Physicians

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Just like doctors, physician assistants can assess and treat patients. While PAs frequently work in collaboration with physicians, they bring many unique advantages to a practice. In 2015, there were nearly 110,000 physician assistants employed across the country. This profession is growing in popularity, and it is estimated that the market will increase by 30% […]

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Interstate Medical Licensure Compact (IMLC): Increasing Speed to Market for Locum Tenens

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Medical providers who wish to practice in multiple states have traditionally faced a timely and cumbersome licensure process to do so. Therefore, many locum tenens companies have entire departments dedicated to helping physicians and advanced practitioners complete the necessary verification and credentialing requirements needed to begin any assignment. This includes assisting providers who need to […]

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Acing the phone interview

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You never get a second chance to make a first impression. That rule especially applies to phone interviews for locum tenens positions. Unlike approaching a permanent-practice opportunity where you might engage in several phone interviews followed by an on-site visit, the locum tenens evaluation process usually occurs during the course of a single phone conversation. During […]

Your CV: What to include, what to leave off

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Depending on how long you have been out of training, your curriculum vitae (Latin, meaning “course of life,” CV for short) may fit onto one page or have the heft of a small book. Either way, it is important to keep this record of your education, training, experience, and professional accomplishments up to date. Physicians […]