The National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations® was established in 2001 to create and enforce strong industry standards and practices for our profession, stressing honesty, objectivity, integrity, and competency. Our goal is to set clear and effective parameters of behavior for all individuals affected by the industry, including both physicians and clients. All NALTO® company members and the physicians they represent are held to the guidelines for professional conduct outlined below. You can also download the full Best Practice Guidelines.
NALTO® member companies provide locum tenens staffing services to commercial and government healthcare facilities across the US. They represent a variety of business types that include, but are limited to the following:
The guidelines of practice and procedure for locum tenens companies, clients, and physicians work to protect the best interests of all parties. Responsibilities of locum tenens companies include:
Standards of practice for clients and physicians ensure the best possible business relationship between clients, physicians, and locum tenens companies. Clients and physicians should:
NALTO® is an organization that works tirelessly to protect and support locum tenens companies, physicians, and healthcare facilities. If you believe a violation of the NALTO® code of ethics has occurred, please contact NALTO® to submit a report. You can download the NALTO® Best Practices in Credentialing guidelines. You can also download the NALTO® complaint form and submit it to us via fax or mail.