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Benefits of Locum Tenens

The journey of locum tenens Psychiatrist, Dr. Fred Moss. How it began. It was 2013 and I was assigned to word a locum tenens psychiatry position at an inpatient geriatric unit outside of Cleveland, Ohio. I was incredibly disheartened by what I witnessed when I arrived; patients were heavily medicated and lethargic. Overwhelmed by what …

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Choosing Your Next Locum Tenens Assignment Destination

Choosing where to go next on your locums journey. Adventure junkies. Head to the Pacific Northwest. If scaling the side of mountains or rafting down white water rapids sound like good downtime for you while on assignment, here’s where you belong. Take a hike through the lush Mount Hood National Forest or visit Washington’s famed …

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Tips for Your Next Locums Assignment

Consider these things before leaving for your locums assignment. Your focus should be on your patients, not what’s happening at your house. You love the opportunity to travel across the country taking locum tenens jobs. Experiencing new places, new sights and sounds. But how can you secure your home-base while you’re away for days or …

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Reasons to Choose Locum Tenens Work

What working locum tenens can offer you. Being a locum tenens professional for many can mean freedom – to travel, to have a flexible schedule, to gain a wider skill set, to make extra income, to live in different parts of the country or try different practice settings, and to avoid administrative duties. As a locum …

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Thank You Healthcare Heroes

The #ThankADoctor movement. From undergrad, medical school, residency and fellowships, the average physician is in training for 14 years before being eligible for a medical license. The average physician takes on $166,750 in student loans and may take on additional debt as a resident, where starting salaries can be in the $30,000s. Meanwhile, America is …

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