Top Four Things Only Locum Tenens Understand
Aug14

Top Four Things Only Locum Tenens Understand

Let’s face it. People who don’t work within the medical community may not be familiar with the term locum tenens. When you meet someone for the first time and tell them that you’re a locum tenens physician, you may have to explain exactly what that means. This usually triggers a series of questions, and you have to find the best way to explain your job. At the end of the day, though, it’s actually really hard to explain to people all...

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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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5 Reasons a Locum Tenens is Needed and Why It Should Be You
Jun13

5 Reasons a Locum Tenens is Needed and Why It Should Be You

Let me guess. You’ve heard about locum tenens positions, but you’re not exactly sure why hospitals hire a “substitute doctor.” However, you like the idea of not having a full-time job to tie you down while still using your medical degree. If that’s you, let’s clear a few things up! Here are the five reasons a locum tenens is needed in the healthcare industry and a few reasons why you should consider locum tenens jobs! 5 Reasons a...

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How Do Locum Tenens Get Paid?
Jun07

How Do Locum Tenens Get Paid?

How do locum tenens get paid? We know that if you work in the healthcare field, you probably have a passion for helping others. We also know that you probably don’t mind going above and beyond to help those in need. However, we still know that you need to get paid. As much as you might enjoy volunteering, your time is money, so it’s important that you know exactly how you’ll be compensated as a locum tenens. One of the main reasons...

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Transitioning from Locum to Perm Physician Jobs | 3 Reasons Why
May09

Transitioning from Locum to Perm Physician Jobs | 3 Reasons Why

Locum tenens jobs represent some of the most diverse and interesting physician jobs out there. You can travel throughout the country, all while advancing in your field and expanding your network. For many newly graduated med students, locum tenens jobs provide opportunities to explore the profession with ease. Still, as much as someone enjoys traveling there is still the possibility they want to settle down or change their pace a bit....

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Personalities In Your Practice: MBTI For Physicians
May04

Personalities In Your Practice: MBTI For Physicians

Physicians come in all shapes and sizes, but it can often be what’s on the inside that counts… especially if you’re an internal medicine specialist! But seriously, physicians are a unique type of professional with very specific qualities when it comes to their jobs. We’re sure that during your travels as a locum tenens, you’ve dealt with a broad spectrum of personalities. Within the medical community, there are numerous...

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