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5 Useful Mobile Apps for Locum Tenens Physicians

Whether you are driving to cover a local shift or filling a position in another state, you can benefit from this list of 5 useful mobile apps for locum tenens physicians. We selected the apps that will keep you organized, help you explore your new town, and keep your...

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Infographic: Why Work VA Locum Tenens

Why should a healthcare provider consider working a locum tenens assignment at the VA?   Check out our VA Locum Tenens Infographic Did you know the VA is the largest direct provider of healthcare services in the nation? With over 1,400 medical centers and clinics...

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What will happen to traditional health care?

We can anticipate many changes as a result of the Affordable Care Act in the near future. Many physicians are already experiencing changes specifically in Medicaid pay outs. An article by Kaiser Health New states, "the challenge is to persuade physicians not just to...

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5 Reasons to Continue Your Job Search During the Holidays

Your job opportunities aren't taking the holidays off, you shouldn't either.  With the excitement surrounding the holidays, many people put their job searches on hold.  However, you might want to take a few extra hours to explore your options.  Here are 5 reasons to...

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How To Be The Most Attractive Locums Candidate

Are you a new grad about to launch into the world of locum tenens or a provider with a lot of locums experience looking for that next assignment? Face it, even great candidates can increase the likelihood of being accepted for locum opportunities they find appealing...

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Top 10 Reasons Healthcare Facilities Use Locum Tenens

Healthcare facilities across the nation are becoming increasingly dependent on locum tenens physicians. What is a “locum tenens” you might ask? A locum tenens is a Latin phrase for “Place Holder.” In medical terms, it is a legal provider (either physician or...

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U.S. Healthcare Workforce Outlook

This week is National Hospital Week - a time to say thank you to the more than 5.6 million hospital employees around the country. The outlook of the U.S. healthcare workforce is becoming increasing important as more patients get access to care and our elderly...

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Why Would I Want to Use a Locum Tenen?

When I was a child, I often dreamed of becoming a physician and living the American dream.  I wanted the big house, the beautiful family, the nice car, and the happiness which results from being a medical provider.  As I grew older, my thoughts of becoming a physician...

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Locum Tenens Improves Physician Job Satisfaction

Physicians enjoy locum tenens practice as an escape from changing medical practice dynamics How satisfied are you with your job? According to a recent article, $1 Million Dollar Mistake: Becoming a Doctor, "most doctors are dissatisfied with the job, and less than...

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5 Reasons Clients should Use Locum Tenens

While at first glance, using locum tenens coverage may not seem like the solution to a facility’s problems, there are five distinct reasons why facilities benefit from the use of locum tenens providers. Reason 1: Using locum tenens providers can help build patient...

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Special Offer for Locum Tenens Physicians

Medestar currently has a high demand for locum tenens physicians in Indiana, Pennsylvania and Alabama but not enough medical licensed physicians to fill all the needs. Are you interested in obtaining a license and working in any of these three states? Special offer...

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