Health Benefits of Traveling
Mar13

Health Benefits of Traveling

Traveling can be a lot of fun, especially when you are going places you’ve never been to before. But, did you know that there are actually a bunch of health benefits to traveling?! Yeah, you read that correctly. Imagine having a career AND traveling the country at the same time all while benefiting your health! In this blog, we’re going to explore some of the mental and physical health benefits of traveling as a locum tenens. See...

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Packing Tips for Travel Physicians
Mar01

Packing Tips for Travel Physicians

As a travel physician, you can be on an assignment for weeks or months at a time. Packing for these trips can be stressful, especially because there’s no turning back if you forget anything. Here are nine essential packing tips to help you pack smarter and lighter for your next travel assignment. Simple Packing Tips Write a List It’s important to begin planning before you start packing. At least a week before your departure, start...

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Is Becoming a Physician Assistant Worth It?
Dec04

Is Becoming a Physician Assistant Worth It?

It’s easy to feel lost as you’re working your way through medical school. With endless options when it comes to careers and specialties, it can be tough to make a final decision regarding his or her healthcare career. One of the biggest questions that many health professionals are asking themselves is, “is becoming a physician assistant worth it?” On one hand, you’ll be working closely with physicians and will make a solid wage. On...

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Benefits of Working in a VA
Nov22

Benefits of Working in a VA

Veteran’s Day recently was celebrated, and it got many of us thinking about those working in VA hospitals and other medical facilities that help veterans. There are literally thousands of veterans that need medical treatment every single day. When it comes to healthcare positions for locum tenens, we often just think about the major healthcare facilities that are scattered throughout the U.S. However, VAs can often get overlooked...

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Why Now is a Great Time For a Locum Tenens Career
Nov16

Why Now is a Great Time For a Locum Tenens Career

Hey you. Yeah, you there with the medical degree. You there working long shifts at the hospital as a staff physician. Oh, and you there, just starting out in the medical field, unsure which direction to take. And you, over there, working at a family practice but itching for retirement – or to at least not have to work so many hours. For all of you, right now is a great time for a locum tenens career. The locum lifestyle, where you...

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The How-to Guide on Becoming a Travel Doctor
Sep28

The How-to Guide on Becoming a Travel Doctor

Some people work as a locum tenens in addition to their full-time job. Others want to get away from the hospital politics of a full-time position. Others want to get back to providing patient care without being weighed down with paperwork. No matter the reason for becoming a travel doctor, more and more physicians are making the switch!  For a growing number of U.S. physicians and advanced practice workers, joining the lucrative field...

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