Interim Physicians Blog

When you’re staffing for the fast-paced world of locum tenens, you have to be quick on the draw

Posted by Nick Aldridge on Aug 22, 2019 11:26:12 AM

You know what they say – “Everything’s bigger in Texas” – which holds true for the locum tenens industry, especially in Dallas. A burgeoning healthcare hub, the Lone Star state’s third largest city boasts a growing labor market and a progressive healthcare environment with major growth in the healthcare staffing and services sector.

“There are plenty of reasons to be in Dallas. The incredible market of healthcare providers is just one,” says Dom Antonino, Regional VP of Interim Physicians. “The Dallas economy has always been a big draw for locum tenens staffing, which is why we’ve made it a point to have a regional office here.”

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Topics: Locum Tenens, Physician Recruiting

Becoming a Locum Tenens Physician Just Got Easier

Posted by Interim Physicians on Mar 15, 2018 10:33:00 AM

The freedom to choose your own schedule, work environment, and location is intriguing to many physicians, but how do you go about landing a great locum tenens assignment? Begin by working with a staffing agency like Interim Physicians to find the ideal job for you, then follow these seven easy steps to land your next locums assignment.

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Topics: Locum Tenens

Interim Physicians Named a 2017 Largest Locum Tenens Staffing Firm

Posted by Interim Physicians on Oct 11, 2017 11:29:34 AM

For the second consecutive year, Interim Physicians has been named Staffing Industry Analysts’ (SIA) 12th largest locum tenens staffing company in the United States. This impressive standing among elite staffing firms ranks Interim Physicians 12th among the 16 firms that produced at least $25 million of annual revenue in 2016.

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Topics: Locum Tenens

Dr. Ken's Corner: Rural Hospitals Face Threats to Survival

Posted by Ken Teufel M.D. on Sep 25, 2017 3:58:41 PM

Every day, thousands of Americans receive quality patient care from locum tenens physicians representing almost every specialty and sub-specialty.  The vast majority of these doctors practice in urban settings, most of them likely unaware that the idea behind locum tenens staffing had its humble origins in rural America.  It all began as a way to provide relief to overworked primary care physicians in underserved communities in Texas and the Intermountain West.

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Topics: Locum Tenens

Crossing State Lines: New Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

Posted by Interim Physicians on May 15, 2017 9:44:59 AM

Applying for multiple state licenses one at a time can be time-consuming and tedious. The Interstate Medical Licensure Compact aims to fix this. Learn what the Compact is and what it means for you as a locum tenens physician, below.

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Topics: Locum Tenens

How Do Hospitals Feel About Locum Tenens?

Posted by Interim Physicians on May 8, 2017 3:22:06 PM

Hospitals work with locum tenens physicians and advanced practitioners for several reasons. From filling gaps in scheduling to lowering readmission rates and fighting burnout, locum tenens is a great way to help facilities find coverage and secure fast quality care when and where it’s needed most.

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Topics: Locum Tenens, Physician Burnout