Primary Care Salary

Why Primary Care Physician Salaries Are Increasing

Five reasons to explain this salary increase. There are multiple factors that influence how much you make as a physician – including what specialty you practice. In the fields of primary care and critical care, America is facing increased demand and shortages of available physicians. Therefore, physicians are now positioned in the industry to earn …

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How the Psychiatrist Shortage Is Affecting Emergency Room Coverage

Why the ER is being affected. In 1850, America was in a movement to provide more humane care of mentally ill patients by treating them in hospitals. At that time, there were about 14 beds per 100,000 population. In 2010, the supply was 14.1 beds per 100,000 population. We are in a crisis of 19th …

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How to Increase Women’s Participation in Health Screenings

Why women skip health screenings and strategies to increase routine participation. Today, 30% of women have never visited or consulted with an obstetrician or gynecologist, and only 40% of women visit or consult with an obstetrician or a gynecologist once a year. It has become a trend for women to not participate in health screenings, …

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Becoming a Medical Missionary Through Locum Tenens Work

How to save children by day and be a sci-fi author at night. What does writing sci-fi books have in common with serving as a medical missionary? If you’re Dr. Walter Boutwell, a Neonatologist from Montgomery, Alabama, locum tenens is the secret behind his ability to do both. Inspired by his grandparents who were medical …

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See the Bigger Picture

By Joe Schofield, Senior Client Search Consultant at Jackson + Coker. Every year, Jackson + Coker associates get together to see the bigger picture through our cooperate team training outside of the office and spend the day kickstarting the New Year with motivational speakers and insightful exercises. This year included a team building exercise that …

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Are Cardiothoracic Surgeons in Demand?

What to expect for the future of cardiothoracic surgery. How are cardiothoracic surgeons in demand? Cardiovascular disease is growing with our aging population while the number of cardiothoracic surgeons in the United States continues to decline. Over the next 15 years, the supply of cardiothoracic surgeons is expected to dip to critical levels. It’s estimated …

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What the Shortage of Oncologists Means for Cancer Treatment

Concerning trends for oncologists and cancer care. A number of major United States cities are at risk for oncology shortages as discovered through a 2017 survey. The Association of Community Cancer Centers polled 293 program directors and providers from 209 cancer treatment centers nationwide. They found that 47 percent reported vacancies for medical oncologists, showing that organizations …

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Physician Interview Guide

Questions to ask and staying EEOC compliant throughout the physician interview process. New interviewing laws and restrictions are sprouting up from California to New York, affecting the way we conduct physician interviews and the physician hiring process. With healthcare – just like any industry – it’s important to stay EEOC-compliant when interviewing physician candidates. That’s …

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Combatting the Rural Physician Shortage With Locum Tenens

Are rural hospitals embracing locum tenens as a solution to the rural physician shortage? Rural hospitals are in a fragile economic state. Since 2010, 106 rural hospitals have closed. At the time of this report, the Rural Health Web estimates another 700 rural hospitals – roughly one-third of the 1,875 rural community hospitals remaining – …

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Our Expansion Into Advanced Practitioner Staffing

Opportunities for Advanced Practitioners with locum tenens. Jackson + Coker, a nationally-recognized healthcare recruiting firm, is pleased to announce it is expanding its repertoire to include staffing of advanced practitioners. Effective immediately, the firm will begin helping advanced practitioners find the right jobs for their unique career needs at facilities across the U.S. “Current physician …

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Federal facts for you.

We are a Federal Supply Schedule Contract holder. 

Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) Contract: 36F79723D0086, Professional and Allied Healthcare Staffing, effective March 15, 2023, through March 14, 2028.

NAICS Codes:
  • 561320: Temporary help services. 
  • 621111: Offices of physicians. 
  • 621112: Offices of physicians, mental health specialists. 
  • 621399: Offices of all other miscellaneous health practitioners. 
  • 621330: Offices of mental health practitioners.


Once you and our client agree to move forward with your assignment, our privileging team will assist you and the client in gathering information required by the healthcare facility to grant clinical privileges.


We contact the facility’s Medical Service Office (MSO) for their application and requirements.


We will assist you by pre-populating the facility’s application and sending to the MSO.


We will assist the MSO by following up on requested items.


MSO will grant privileges based on your training and experience, and you will be able to start your assignment.

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Maggie Youmans

Senior Vice President, Sales

As Senior Vice President, Maggie oversees several key specialty divisions and adjacent teams. With a demonstrated history of leading teams and developing individuals across the organization, she is dedicated to inspiring, challenging and empowering associates to achieve their personal and professional goals. 

Maggie earned degrees in marketing and management focused on consumer economics from the University of Georgia, Terry College of Business. She enjoys traveling with her husband to visit different bed and breakfasts. Together, they have been able to see the beauty within their own backyard and across the country.

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Anne Anderson

Executive Vice President

"I'm passionate about the locum tenens industry - we make a real difference in the lives of both our heroic healthcare providers and the patients they treat."

Anne has been at the forefront of the evolution of locum tenens for more than 35 years. She’s a respected leader with expertise in corporate operations, risk management, credentialing, and travel services. Before joining Jackson + Coker, she served as Executive Vice President at Medical Doctor Associates, part of Cross Country Healthcare. 

An ardent industry advocate, Anne served several years on the Board of the National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations (NALTO), including two years as president. 

Anne received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Spring Hill College. She is also a PADI open water diver and enjoys scuba diving. 

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