How to Become a Locum Tenens
Feb16

How to Become a Locum Tenens

Some of you have come to our site knowing exactly what you want. You might even be a seasoned locum tenens who has used our database to find the best assignments numerous times. However, you might have stumbled across this blog because you want to know how to become a locum tenens. Well, you’re in luck. For those who are thinking about getting into this exciting and rewarding career, we can show you what it’s like. Below is a...

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Who Can Be a Locum Tenens? Ideal Characteristics of Travel Docs
Feb09

Who Can Be a Locum Tenens? Ideal Characteristics of Travel Docs

Jane is shy. She doesn’t like engaging with new people or putting herself in unfamiliar places. Jane doesn’t work well under pressure, and she is easily distracted.  She’s afraid to ask questions or admit when she doesn’t know something. She also lacks confidence and a positive outlook on life. Jane likes to be around her family, and she doesn’t venture far from home. Jane probably wouldn’t make a very good locum tenens physician. It...

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First Locum Tenens Assignment | How to Prepare
Jan25

First Locum Tenens Assignment | How to Prepare

Thinking back, when is the last time you planned to do something for the first time? Maybe you were graduating medical school, purchasing a home, or becoming a parent — each event filled with excitement and a bit of nervousness! Even after the outcome being positive, you probably wondered whether you could have been a little better prepared… For those entering the locum tenens world, embarking on your first position can be similarly...

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Advance Your Career as a Physician | 5 Ways
Jan19

Advance Your Career as a Physician | 5 Ways

Working as a physician presents new challenges everyday, even for those working in the same environment year after year! But if you’re after something that will provide some refreshing new experiences, consider what you have to gain with locum tenens physician jobs. Even for those just starting their careers in medicine, traveling physicians have access to a wide range of opportunities! No matter your experience level or specialty,...

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Where are Locum Tenens Doctors Needed the Most?
Jan11

Where are Locum Tenens Doctors Needed the Most?

Sources report that temporary physician jobs are increasing in the United States. Statistics reveal that there’s been a 74 percent increase in the use of locum tenens since 2012. So, why are temporary doctor positions in such high demand? Where are locum tenens doctors needed the most? Three Reasons Why Temporary Doctors Are on the Rise 1. Permanent positions are exhausting Physician burnout is the biggest reason many physicians are...

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International Locum Tenens Physician Guide
Dec01

International Locum Tenens Physician Guide

Physicians are a vital component of American society. Doctors in both permanent and temporary roles provide pivotal care to patients in need. This said the need for doctors is not limited to the United States. While there are many great jobs available for physicians domestically, the opportunity to practice abroad may still seem exciting. Many people desire to see more of the world and experience different cultures. It is even better...

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