What are some advantages to working locum tenens assignments?
There are too many to list, but generally, locum tenens offers
physicians and mid-levels the most variety and greatest flexibility in
temporary employment. Providers can keep their credentials current and
earn a great income working assignments that suit their schedule and
Why would I want to work locum tenens?
Locum tenens is a great way to begin a medical career by sampling a
variety of practice situations in a variety of locations. You can work
without the constraints and structure of large healthcare systems, take
advantage of the flexible hours and control your work schedule.
Alternatively, for persons considering "semi-retirement" or seeking a
life style change, locum tenens is an ideal way to work on less than a
full time basis, whether it be a shorter work week or full-time for
only part of the year. Whatever your current situation is, you can earn
a competitive income and enjoy a lifestyle free from administrative
hassles, overhead expenses and high malpractice insurance costs.
What kind of commitment do I make?
There's no specified length of commitment, so every aspect of locum
tenens is flexible. The period of coverage for assignments can range
from one day to one year. So you can work as much or as little as you
like and in many different places as you want. PhysicianJobs.com puts
you in charge, so you can make your locum tenens work experience fit
your needs and goals!
What expenses are covered?
In a word-EVERYTHING- including all transportation and lodging
expenses for out of town assignments and malpractice insurance coverage
for all assignments. PhysicianJobs.com even assists you with obtaining
or renewing state licenses and required credentials and hospital
privileges. Best of all, PhysicianJobs.com will make all of the
arrangements involved with each assignment for you. So there is no cost
or hassles working with PhysicianJobs.com.
How much does locum tenens pay?
PhysicianJobs.com offers a competitive pay schedule, reflecting your
specialty and experience. Further compensation is paid for night and
weekend on-call shifts, when applicable, plus additional hourly pay for
visits during on-call hours and overtime.
What does PhysicianJobs.com do for me?
At PhysicianJobs.com, our first priority is to understand your
employment needs and interests. After we have received your completed
Provider Application, your skills and availability are matched with
current locum tenens opportunities. We will provide you a complete
description of each practice opportunity, including a detailed
Statement of Work. If the assignment interests you- and you qualify- we
will present you to the client. (Also, remember that PhysicianJobs.com
works for you, so we will never present you as a candidate for an
opportunity without your prior consent.) If you are accepted for the
position, we prepare an orientation package for you and make all the
arrangements to get you started and situated. Even after you start your
assignment, your PhysicianJobs.com consultant is available for any
questions or issues that arise.
How do I get started?
Just call us at 800-233-6256 or (800) 23-docjobs or e-mail us at:
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