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The Guide to Advanced Practitioner Salaries

What you need to know about nurse practitioner and physician assistant salaries. Part of any successful career plan is knowing the going rate for your specialty, experience and region. Demand for healthcare is growing, and we are seeing rises in physician salaries as healthcare organizations compete to attract top talent. In most industries, there are …

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Are Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners in Demand?

Psychiatric nurse practitioners vs psychiatrists: how mental health nurse practitioners are filling gaps in healthcare. America faces a broad range of mental health issues from opioid addiction to increasing rates of depression and suicide. One in every five Americans has suffered or will suffer from mental illness, yet the number of psychiatrists in the country …

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Telehealth Projections

Advances in telehealth offer key lifeline in chronic care management. What do telehealth projections mean for our care continuum? How much can it help rural and underserved communities? Will telehealth adoption within hospitals and health systems take off as it has for the commercially insured? We’re all watching closely. Latest projections have the utilization growth …

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Psychiatrist Shortage and Salary Growth

Rising demand for psychiatric services and provider shortages affecting the average psychiatrist salary. Psychiatrists are enjoying a rise in their pay rates as facilities compete over fewer available psychiatrists. Healthcare organizations like yours face: Stronger demand for psychiatric services. Shortage of psychiatric beds. Uneven distribution of providers relative to patient needs. Growing demand for mental …

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Medicaid for Women’s Health in Louisiana

What it means for Medicaid coverage in Louisiana. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has made improving Medicaid for women’s health a top priority, including maternal and infant health. Medicaid currently finances about half of births in the United States, making the impact from Medicaid procedures far-reaching. About two-thirds of women on Medicaid are in …

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Physician Salary by Specialty

Your physician and advanced practitioner salary guide. Part of any successful career plan is knowing the going rate for your specialty, experience and region. Demand for healthcare is growing, and we are seeing rises in physician salaries as healthcare organizations compete to attract top talent. In any industry, there are many factors that influence how …

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Post Residency Career

What Comes After Residency?

Locum tenens after residency. A startling reality: many physicians leave their first position out of residency within two years. There are many factors behind physicians leaving their “starter jobs,” but one major driver is a mismatch between the facility and a young physician eager for his or her first job. One solution is locum tenens. “Work …

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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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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.

Privileging.

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.

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

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

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

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

Nikole Tillery

Vice President, Sales

Nikole leverages more than 15 years of healthcare expertise while leading four key business areas: Advanced Practice, Neuroscience, Anesthesia + Radiology, and Non-Clinical Services. Her teams connect clients, physicians, and advanced practitioners and empower them to focus on delivering patient-centered care.  

Nikole holds a bachelor’s degree from Valdosta State University and a master’s degree in health care management from Davenport University. She has studied medicine and is passionate about connecting communities with healthcare solutions. She loves tennis and has a flair for culinary arts. 

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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

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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