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How the Gig Economy Affects Locum Tenens

The gig economy has changed the way many organizations approach the way they do business. Workers gain the flexibility that fits with their lifestyle and other responsibilities, and they can achieve a work-life balance that's hard to find in a full- or part-time...

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Reasons To Consider Locum Agencies For Doctors

A physician who wants to try out a variety of professional environments, or does not want to commit to a full-time position may want to check out locum agencies for doctors. This "try it before you buy it" approach is great when you are considering a variety of...

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What is Locum Tenens?

Locum tenens is Latin for “holding/possessing/maintaining the position.” In the healthcare industry this term refers to a physician who is filling a temporary assignment. There are many reasons why some doctors choose to pursue locum tenens work. These include: Physicians who have recently completed their residencies, have not established a practice, are interested in trying different assignments,  enjoy traveling,  tired of managing their own practice, or who are interested in extending the period before retirement.

Medestar is a locum tenens staffing agency, matching top physicians in all specialties, CRNAs, dentists, nurse practitioners and physician assistants with the nation’s leading facilities.

Medestar Locum Tenens recruits Primary Care, Family Practice, Hospitalist, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry and other physicians. We also assist  CRNAs, Dentists, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants with temporary positions.

What is Travelers?

When a facility needs to a fill a temporary or long term vacancy for a therapist or other allied health provider, they will enlist the help of a traveler staffing agency. Medestar Trevelers helps facilities cover gaps due to changes in staff, extended leaves of absence, and other needs.

As a travel therapist or allied traveler, you’ll work on a contract basis, usually from 13 weeks or more, for a healthcare staffing agency like Medestar Travelers. Medestar Travelers places Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Speech Language Pathologists, and other allied health professionals in opportunities nationwide.

 Medestar Travelers recruits Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Speech Language Pathologists, and other allied health professionals

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