Nurse Practitioners

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The Solution to the Primary Care Physician Shortage

Can a nurse practitioner be a primary care provider? By 2034, America faces a projected shortage of primary care physicians between 17,800-48,000 providers, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). The nation’s demand for primary care services outweighs the number of primary care providers, and this is especially true in rural areas. There …

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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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Why Are Nurse Practitioners Important to Your Staffing Mix?

Managing physician shortages with nurse practitioners. The number of licensed nurse practitioners has more than doubled since 2007, and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that number to grow 36 percent by 2026. The shortage of primary care physicians and other specialists fuels this growth. Across the country, nurse practitioners are providing healthcare in …

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Improving Women’s Health in Alabama

Ways Alabama can move towards improving women’s health care. The Alabama Department of Public Health ranks access to care as the state’s second greatest health concern, followed by the third-most important concern: poor pregnancy outcomes. Alabama’s officials seek to reduce barriers to care and ensure all pregnant women receive prenatal care.  How can your facility move …

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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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Locum Tenens for Nurse Practitioners

The physician shortage in specialties like primary care and psychiatry has caused a dramatic increase in the demand for nurse practitioners. As a result of an aging population and changes in the healthcare system, many facilities all over the country are left without adequate coverage, and the problem will only continue to grow. In order …

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Pediatrician Future

The Future of Pediatrics

How pediatric care is evolving through technology. The future of pediatrics is evolving and offering increased opportunities to help children in need. Fifty percent of young children are afraid of visiting the doctor. It can be difficult for children – especially young children – to understand the “why” behind their treatments. Adapting medicine for kids …

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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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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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