Interim Physicians Blog

The Locum Life: Which One Are You?

Posted by Interim Physicians on Apr 18, 2017 9:00:00 AM

No matter your specialty or stage of your career, locum tenens can be a great fit for any physician or advanced practitioner. Whether you’re recently graduated, in the middle of your career, a mom trying to balance it all, or a seasoned physician nearing retirement, the locum life can offer you the career flexibility, work-life balance, and adventure you crave.

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Topics: Locum Tenens

Understanding Your Locum Tenens Contract

Posted by Interim Physicians on Apr 5, 2017 9:51:23 AM

 

When taking on a new assignment, it’s important that you fully understand your locum tenens contract. Typically, locum tenens agreements are more straightforward than permanent contracts due to the independent contractor status, and your recruiter should do a good job of explaining everything in the agreement before you sign. Still, it is always a good idea to have some previous knowledge of your own.

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Topics: Locum Tenens

Top 5 Physician Blogs to Follow

Posted by Interim Physicians on Mar 8, 2017 2:42:01 PM

Every day we’re bombarded with information from various news outlets, the internet, social media, and television. Sometimes, it’s refreshing to read news from doctors just like you. Here are five physician blogs we at Interim Physicians recommend following.

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Topics: Locum Tenens

Is Locum Tenens Right for Your Facility?

Posted by Interim Physicians on Feb 17, 2017 3:03:54 PM

Answer These 6 Questions

Ninety four percent of healthcare facilities reported using locum tenens physicians in 2016, and the reason is clear: locum tenens physicians provide fast coverage and quality patient care when and where it’s needed most.

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Improve Work-life Balance With Locum Tenens

Posted by Interim Physicians on Feb 10, 2017 11:05:01 AM

If you are a physician facing burnout, you're not alone. According to the 2017 Medscape Lifestyle Report, 51% of physicians say they are burnt out. Burnout can manifest itself in many ways, such as loss of enthusiasm for work, low sense of personal accomplishment, or feelings of cynicism (Medscape Lifestyle Report 2017: Race and Ethnicity, Bias and Burnout, 2017).

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Topics: Locum Tenens, Physician Burnout

Top 4 Locums Locales

Posted by Interim Physicians on Feb 8, 2017 2:19:44 PM

Over 30 years in the business means that we've established countless relationships with facilities all over the country. While we have locum tenens jobs in nearly every state and specialty, there are four states that stand out for their prime location and thriving healthcare scene with many locum tenens opportunities to choose from.

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Topics: Locum Tenens