Career Development

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Benefits of Working Locum Tenens in Your Career Stage

Across the United States, the majority of medical practices and facilities use locum tenens to help ensure their patients get care. No matter where you are on your career path, locums work can offer you profound benefits – and become the solution to your frustrations. Making Career Decisions on Your Locums Journey Ready to make …

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The Meaning of Locum Tenens

What “Locum Tenens” Means for You So you’re considering making locum tenens your full-time career. It’s never been a better time to be a locum tenens physician, and for many physicians, it can make for a rewarding career.  What Is Locum Tenens? Locum tenens loosely means “placeholder” and refers to physicians who provide temporary coverage …

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Dr. Fred Moss

Benefits of Locum Tenens

The Journey of Locum Tenens Psychiatrist, Dr. Fred Moss How it Began It was 2013 and I was assigned to work 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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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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