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5 Skills You Need to Be a Great Locums Provider

Caring for patients as a locums provider can be challenging because you are working on a temporary basis. Depending on the length of your assignment or shifts, you may not have the opportunity to build the patient relationships typically expected when one visits the...

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How to Manage Conflict in a New Job

Conflicts occur everyday, but healthcare presents a whole new level of compromise by people working together to deliver optimum patient care. If you are locum tenens provider or on a travel assignment, it can be hard to manage a difficult situation in your new work...

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Helpful Tips for Physician Licensing

  Due to the difference in each state's physician licensing requirements, the time to process your license application can vary by a month or more. If you're interested in a locum tenens position, those extra weeks can significantly delay your start date. For...

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Why Work as a Travel Therapist?

This brief informational post will share some of the benefits of travel work, and why you should work as a travel therapist.  I bet you never would have thought after all that schooling, that you'd consider a traveling career. The healthcare industry is booming...

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What to Bring on Your Locums Job to Feel More at Home

When you make your living doing locum tenens work, you get to enjoy a lot of freedom as you see different parts of the country, enjoy different accents and regional dishes, and learn a thing or two about new ways to run a hospital or medical treatment center. It can...

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Tips for Choosing a Locum Tenens Agency

For many physicians and healthcare providers, deciding to work a locum tenens assignment is a big enough decision, only to find out you then have to choose an agency to work with. Here are some tips for choosing a locum tenens agency that will help you decide who to...

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Match Day 2016

One of the most important days in a medical student’s career is Match Day. Once a year, all residents join each other and wait for an envelope informing each student on which residency program they are matched to.  Match Day 2016 has fallen on Friday, March 18th....

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Why are More Patients Turning to Urgent Care Facilities?

Why are more patients turning to urgent care facilities? NPR’s Patti Neighmond released a podcast over urgent care providers, “Can’t Get In To See Your Doctor? Many Patients Turn To Urgent Care.” So, why are people turning to urgent care rather than their primary care...

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Black Men in White Coats

Black Men in White Coats is a movement created by Diverse Medicine Inc. Diverse Medicine focuses on “Black Men in White Coats” especially during February for Black History Month. They show short documentary series featuring African American providers and their journey...

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5 Mobile Apps for Locum Tenens

Locum tenens health professionals often travel to new cities for a job. Download these great apps before your next locum assignment and experience the best the city has to offer. Here are five mobile apps for locum tenens... iExit "Look hundreds of miles ahead and...

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Make the “New Year, New You” Stick

The holidays are here which means the New Year is swiftly approaching. Have you reflected on this past year, your current goals and expectations in the year to come? Creating and sticking with New Year’s resolutions are easily made, yet easily avoided. In order to...

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7 Tips on How to De-stress

Sometimes it is necessary to take a minute and relax after a busy day in the hospital or practice. Life can be a little chaotic, so if you're finding yourself feeling overwhelmed we have provided you with 7 tips on how to de-stress.   1. Put your kettle to use –...

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Seven Thanksgiving Recipes for Busy Cooks

Cooking a full Thanksgiving dinner with all of the trimming may sound daunting, but we are here to make it easier on you. Whether you’ve had some extra shifts at the hospital, you’re on call, or you’re just plain busy, enjoy Thanksgiving without the stress of cooking...

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