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Mental Health Workers: The Invisible Heroes of COVID-19

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During the initial peak of COVID-19, our world scrambled to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) to our doctors and nurses on the frontlines. Medical providers around the world were stepping into the role of “unsung hero” as they worked in the trenches day in and day out, trying to save lives and keep our world afloat. […]

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Preparing for A Locum Tenens Provider to Join Your Team

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The addition of a locum tenens physician to your facility’s team yields the most effective results by first properly preparing them to provide coverage in conjunction with your existing medical staff. Unlike allied healthcare or nurse travel personnel who are procured for 13-week assignments or longer, doctors practicing locum tenens are expected to fill very […]

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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% […]