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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 physician recruitment firm, matching top physicians in all specialties, CRNAs, nurse practitioners and physician assistants with the nation’s leading facilities.

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. 

 

Our Specialties:

We recruit locum tenens, government and traveler assignments for the following specialties:

Locum Tenens – Primary Care, Family Practice, Hospitalist, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry and other physicians. We also assist  CRNAs, Nurse Practitioner, and Physician Assistant with temporary positions. 

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

 

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