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The Locum Life: Which One Are You?

Posted by Lauren Garvey 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: physician careers, locum tenens, travel, locums

The Benefits of Travel Rewards Programs for Locum Tenens Physicians

Posted by Lauren Garvey on Jan 25, 2017 10:40:41 AM

As a locum tenens physician, you can enjoy traveling the country while you do what you do best: practice medicine. And while you’re working hard to help patients, Interim Physicians makes sure your travel rewards programs are working hard for you.

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Topics: travel, locum tenens, locum tenens assignment, Our Blog, travel rewards program, airline, hotel, Interim Physicians travel team

What You Should Know Before Traveling with Your Pet

Posted by Lauren Garvey on Jan 17, 2017 10:55:26 AM

One of the many perks of working locum tenens is the freedom to travel. However, for some pet parents, a trip just isn’t the same without their furry friend by their side. Before you decide to take along your pet to your next locums assignment, read these travel tips, below.

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Topics: travel, locum tenens, locum tenens assignment, Our Blog, hotel policy, Interim Physicians locum tenens physician, pet policy

Four Reasons Why Young Physicians Should Choose Locum Tenens

Posted by Lauren Garvey on Jan 16, 2017 12:35:33 PM

For many new physicians, the transition from resident to practicing physician can be quite an adjustment. While you’ve spent years studying and training for this moment, life after residency can be a lot to handle as you quickly find it has its own unique set of responsibilities, such as paying back student loans, choosing a direction for your career, and simply navigating the ‘real-world’ as a young professional.

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Topics: travel, locum tenens, Emergency Medicine, hospitalist, internal medicine, medical school debt, paying off debt, student loans, young physicians

From Coast to Coast, We Staff the Most

Posted by Lauren Garvey on Jun 10, 2016 8:13:37 AM

Ready to work locum tenens but not sure if we cover your specialty? As one of the pioneering companies in the locums industry, Interim Physicians has strong relationships with a number of highly respected facilities in high-demand locations across the country. Because of this, we have opportunities that fit nearly every physician’s skills and schedule.

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Topics: travel, locum tenens, Our Blog, beach, Emergency Medicine, hospitalist, interim physicians, medicine, Psychiatry, United States

Should I Work Locum Tenens?

Posted by Lauren Garvey on Jun 7, 2016 2:07:09 PM

For those not familiar with the term, “Locum Tenens” is a Latin phrase that means “to hold the place of, to substitute for,” or in layman’s terms: a temporary physician. The term has been around since the 1970s and refers to providing temporary physicians to fill short and long term gaps in physician coverage for almost every medical specialty. Most locum tenens assignments range from a few weeks to several months in length.

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Topics: travel, healthcare, locum tenens, Our Blog, interim physicians

All the Locum Tenens News that Matters Most to You

We write about the healthcare world and all-things locum tenens. From healthcare reform and new technology, to travel tips, and insightful commentary from our Medical Director, Dr. Ken Teufel – we cover what matters most to you. Is there a topic you’d like to read about? Share your ideas now.

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