Mindful Practices For Locum Tenens

“Anyone whose work involves immense human suffering needs to be aware of their inner life. The nature of the work that physicians do makes [them] more vulnerable to negative emotions or making errors” – Ronald M. Epstein, M.D, Medical News Today. At a time when burnout is at a high, patients are extremely nervous about […]

Myths and Misconceptions About Locum Tenens

If you are someone who is looking to shake up their career and try something new, you’ve maybe heard or thought about the Locum Tenens route. It consists of travelling to various parts of the country to have your skills utilized by hospitals in need of your extra hands. Although, there is a lot of […]

Traveling To Your Locum Tenens Assignment

Locum Tenens assignments can vary drastically. You could accept a role here, there or on the other side of the country. Whether you’ve landed your first Locum Tenens assignment or you’re embarking on your next destination, your travel experience is going to be pretty interesting either way. Although, with all the newness and excitement in […]

How To Balance Relationships As a Locum Tenens

A Locum Tenens assignment allows you to focus on work-life balance, generate a great income and increase your skills in different healthcare settings. Which is already an encouraging start. Throw in some travelling to different parts of the country, meeting new people and discovering new areas, and you have yourself a pretty dreamy set-up. There […]

Can Locums Tenens Be A Full Time Career?

Various narratives have been created to describe the life of a Locum Tenens and your view on the role may be blurred because of them. Some professionals view Locum Tenens as purely a temporary role, fast coming and fleeting. Others regard it as a temporary position, only completing a few assignments and then venturing back […]

What Are Hospitals Looking For In Physicians?

In the big picture, all physicians carry (or should carry) the basic requirements to become a Locum Tenens. However, when a recruiter or employer is seeking someone to enter and fill a position, these basics are not all that they are looking for. Hospitals like to see some other soft skills and adopt the necessary […]