Locum Living: Housing for Locum Tenens
Aug09

Locum Living: Housing for Locum Tenens

You’ve decided to make a shift in your career. You are craving more versatility and diversity in your workday. Rather than leaving the medical field altogether, you decide to make the exciting shift to living the locum lifestyle! Being a locum tenens is an extremely unique and exciting career path. As a locum tenens, you have the ability to accept assignments in new and exciting locations numerous times a year. This structure of work...

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7 Medical Memoirs You Should Definitely Check Out
Aug03

7 Medical Memoirs You Should Definitely Check Out

Searching for your next read? Look no further! We decided to put together a list of some of the most powerful medical memoirs from the past two decades or so. For locum tenens physicians especially, reading is a great way to pass the time on a plane ride to your assignment. Keep reading to find out our top picks! 7 Must-Read Medical Memoirs 1. When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi If you’re looking for a moving,...

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Bringing Pets on Locum Tenens Assignments | 3 Tips
Jul13

Bringing Pets on Locum Tenens Assignments | 3 Tips

Working locum tenens jobs is one way physicians can explore the profession and country at the same time! Finding jobs in exciting new locations is all well and good, except it can be a make or break for pet owners… Or can it? With the physician shortage still a rampant issue throughout the industry, locum tenens physicians are needed now more than ever and hospitals know this! That’s why they’re always finding ways to accommodate the...

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Locum Tenens Statistics | Numbers Don’t Lie!
Jul03

Locum Tenens Statistics | Numbers Don’t Lie!

In the world of medicine, there is an enormous amount of unique careers and professionals working to provide optimal results day in and day out. Of course, physicians represent the pinnacles of medical careers in terms of their credentials and ability to treat patients. One form of physician that often doesn’t get the attention deserved is the locum tenens doctor. Luckily, an annual report from StaffCare provides a wealth of...

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Best Specialties for Locum Tenens in 2018
Jun28

Best Specialties for Locum Tenens in 2018

There’s no doubt that there is a physician shortage in the United States. According to a survey conducted by the AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) in 2018, the country could see a shortage of up to 120,000 physicians by 2030. Fortunately, locum tenens physicians can help ease this shortage. Whether you’re an experienced physician or just stepping into the locum lifestyle, it’s important to take note of...

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