Can You Have Job Security Through Locum Tenens?

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Locum tenens & job security concept

Locum Tenens opportunities are more plentiful and more fruitful than ever. Clinicians who take advantage of Locum Tenens work can expect a secure future in the healthcare field. There is no doubt that job security is a concern for the American workforce. Recent graduates hope to find a job that allows them to pay off… Read more »

6 Ways to Effectively Work with a Locum Tenens Recruiter

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Locum tenens recruiter asks "need a job?"

Locum tenens practitioners are in higher demand than ever. With a nationwide physician shortage, an aging population, and increased access to healthcare through the Affordable Care Act, healthcare organizations across the country are turning to locums staffing solutions. If you find yourself working with a locum tenens recruiter, we’ve got some top tips for helping… Read more »

Automation Creating Effective Contact Solutions in Healthcare

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Ensuring patient satisfaction is a big part of healthcare, but it is time consuming. Automated solutions are helping physicians communicate with patients.

Ensuring patient satisfaction is a critical aspect of healthcare, but it is also time consuming. Automated solutions are helping physicians effectively communicate with patients. Patient satisfaction is essential to the success of any healthcare practice. In a world where physicians experience extreme time constraints, ensuring the satisfaction of each patient can seem like an impossible… Read more »

Transitioning to Locum Tenens Work

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If you're interested in entering locum tenens work, there are a few things you need to know to make a successful transition to this career path.

If pundits are to be believed, there will be an overwhelming need for qualified healthcare workers in the coming years.  With many doctors and nurses approaching the age of retirement, fewer students entering healthcare professions, and a growing number of insured individuals seeking medical services, there will soon be a shortage of professionals to care… Read more »

Learning EMR Systems as a Locum Tenens Worker

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As a locum tenens worker you can expect to encounter new EHR/EMR systems at every job. Here's what you should know beforehand regarding this work.

As a locum tenens worker you can expect to encounter new electronic medical records (EMR) or electronic health records (EHR) systems at every job. The can all be very different, so learning one will not always make it easier to learn the next. How can you cope with having to learn your way around new… Read more »

Why locum tenens may be the perfect career now

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For decades, physicians have engaged in locum tenens practice for a variety of reasons at different times throughout their careers. Newly minted residents unsure about where they want to settle or what type of practice setting they might enjoy use locum tenens as a way to explore options. Mid-career physicians take locum tenens engagements to see… Read more »

Acing the phone interview

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You never get a second chance to make a first impression. That rule especially applies to phone interviews for locum tenens positions. Unlike approaching a permanent-practice opportunity where you might engage in several phone interviews followed by an on-site visit, the locum tenens evaluation process usually occurs during the course of a single phone conversation. During… Read more »