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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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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U.S. Summer Destinations for Locum Tenens
May23

U.S. Summer Destinations for Locum Tenens

Dr. Martin’s idea of the perfect summer is to hike as much as possible during his time away from the hospital. Dr. Richardson, on the other hand, dreams of front-porch sitting and reading a good book. And Dr. Steele imagines a fruity cocktail and a seafood dinner at the nearest waterfront restaurant. Luckily, all of these doctors can get their wish, because there are plenty of summer destinations for locum tenens across the United...

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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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Travel Tips for Your Holiday Travel Assignment
Dec08

Travel Tips for Your Holiday Travel Assignment

The holidays are coming up and the winter weather is following on its track. For those of you who will be working this holiday season, it can get pretty hectic to travel during this time of the year. Whether you’ll be traveling a state away or across the country, there are plenty of reasons why traveling during the holiday season is different than any other day. Not sure how you should start preparing for your travel assignment?...

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Travel Meal Ideas for Locum Tenens Physicians
Dec06

Travel Meal Ideas for Locum Tenens Physicians

As the sun sets, Jane tosses the last of her things into the trunk of her car. She slams it shut, and her thoughts wander to the open road. Tomorrow morning will be the start of her next adventure. She’ll be traveling by car to her newest locum tenens physician contract, from Pennsylvania to Tennessee. She faces a 13-hour drive alone, and she will most likely be living in a motel for most of her stay. Although she’s got everything...

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