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4 years ago

If a permanent physician leaves the practice and a locum tenens physician is employed in their place, can they work for longer than the 60-day billing period limit in that case?

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If a company needs a physician for more than the limited amount of time of a locum tenens, do they hire more than one?

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Can specialties like pathology and radiology get the same locum tenens provisions as standard physicians?

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4 years ago

Is the locum tenens industry big?

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4 years ago

What should I ask an agency before I plan on working with them?

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4 years ago

Are locum tenens independent contractors?

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4 years ago

Can I work in a locum tenens position as a resident or fellow?

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4 years ago

What do I need to work with a JCAHO (Joint Commission on Quality Assurance) and NCQA (National Commission on Quality Assurance) following company?

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4 years ago

How do I avoid getting trapped with a facility that I'm unhappy in?

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4 years ago

Can I work as a locum tenens physician even though I am retired?

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4 years ago

Are locum tenens considered employees or independent contractors?

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4 years ago

How do I re-enter the physician practice after an extended absence from clinical activity?

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4 years ago

What are the areas a physician assistant can work in?

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4 years ago

What questions should physicians prepare for in job interviews?

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4 years ago

What are some things that physicians starting a new job search need to do?

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4 years ago

How do I evaluate the quality of a physician job opportunity from a business standpoint?

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4 years ago

I'm currently pursuing a fellowship or residency, is it too early to start applying for jobs afterward?

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4 years ago

Will I ever be on call? If so, what is the call schedule?

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4 years ago

What are the benefits of going through an agency, as opposed to a direct hire?

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4 years ago

I've applied for a position. How long does it typical take to hear back from a medical facility?

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4 years ago

What should I know about an agency before I decide to work with them?

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4 years ago

What questions should I ask an employer before I decide to work for them?

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4 years ago

I'm a Nurse practitioner, physician's assistant or CRNA, how will my benefits differ from that of a M.D. or D.O.?

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5 years ago

Do physicians ever get permanently hired on after a travel job?

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5 years ago

Do travel jobs pay more, less, or the same as traditional physician positions?

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5 years ago

What hours will I be working?

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5 years ago

How long are locum tenens jobs?

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5 years ago

Can recent graduates travel for a locum tenens job?

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5 years ago

What do I do between locum tenens jobs?

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5 years ago

Can I collect unemployment between jobs?

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5 years ago

Do they have drug testing for locum tenens jobs?

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5 years ago

Can I ask to work in a specific hospital or medical facility?

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5 years ago

Do I have to apply or can I just send my resume?

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5 years ago

Am I guaranteed a certain amount of hours?

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5 years ago

Will I ever be on call?

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5 years ago

Can I take a locum tenens job in a city I currently live in?

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5 years ago

Why do companies hire locum physicians?

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5 years ago

How long does it take to get hired?

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