Rebecca Rodriguez, a recruiter with the Medicus Locum Services division, talks about her profession and how a career alternative she knew so little about just five years ago has become the job of her dreams. Read on to learn more about her experience.
The reasons physicians and other clinicians quit, change jobs, and retire early can be as diverse as the providers themselves. Although more attractive pay can certainly be an incentive, often it is not the primary motive for moving on.
If you have ever visited Arizona or call it home, you know firsthand why it is such a special place. It boasts breathtaking landscapes—from Joshua Tree National Park to the Petrified Forest—authentic Southwestern cuisine, a rich history, cultural diversity, and so much more.
Most hospitals, medical groups, clinics, and health systems that partner with locum tenens staffing companies typically do so after a clinician leaves their organization, often working with one or more agencies until a position is permanently filled. Satisfying gaps in coverage due to circumstances that vary from vacations and illness to continuing education requirements and military deployment of reservists is another reason.
As many a medical staff office (MSO) manager could attest, credentialing is a complex, time-consuming task. It includes several components, all of which must be handled thoughtfully, thoroughly, and efficiently....