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C-Suite Monitor – Q1 | 2019

A Newsletter Dedicated to Providing Innovative Staffing Solutions for Healthcare Leaders.

Vital News – Q1 | 2019

A Newsletter for Physicians, NPs, PAs, and CRNAs Interested in or Currently Practicing Locum Tenens.


How to Combat 3 Common Reasons Your Providers Quit

Unsurprisingly, the reasons doctors, advanced practitioners, and CRNAs give for leaving their jobs are often the same as those of professionals outside the medical field. Here, we highlight three common issues clinicians grapple with prior to tendering their resignations, and we offer a few solutions to help build loyalty and retain quality providers at your facility or practice.

7 Steps to the Locums Job of your Dreams

When an ideal opportunity presents itself, are you in a position to seize it immediately? Whether you take locum tenens assignments frequently or on occasion—and even if you have yet to say “yes” to your first one—there are a few things you can do to ensure you are always ready and able to accept the jobs that are at the top of your wish list.

3 Reasons Telepsychiatry Aids your Facility

Facilities without the need for a full-time clinician—or those that require staffing assistance only when permanent staff is ill or on vacation—can profit from the services of a locum tenens telepsychiatrist, too. In today’s post, we highlight three of the advantages healthcare leaders should expect when partnering with a reputable company that offers a TelePsych staffing solution.

5 Reasons You Should Work Perm and Locum Tenens in Tandem

During residency, you are undoubtedly contemplating the available practice options once you finish your training. Perhaps you lean toward accepting a permanent job at the hospital in which you’ve trained or at a medical practice close to home. Then again, you might want to sample different areas and practice settings as a locum tenens physician. But, have you ever considered the advantages of doing both simultaneously?

4 Ways Texting Could Help Your Facility

Did you know that 95 percent of text messages are read within three minutes? Because of this powerful statistic, it’s no surprise that many businesses see the value of texting to improve the customer experience. Healthcare is no different.

5 Steps to Improve Your Bedside Manner

Positive patient experiences can lead to fewer claims, higher satisfaction scores, and a smaller chance of being sued. Although good bedside manner isn’t often recognized, bad bedside manner can quickly lead to a lawsuit. Physicians can easily prevent complaints and negative online reviews by adopting and acting on the following five tips.

9 Notable Reads for the Healthcare Executive

Some books are purchased with the best intentions but remain unopened, collecting dust on the highest corner of the bookshelf. Others—like the ones listed below—offer valuable and practical insights, problem-solving tools, and unlimited inspiration for healthcare executives.

CRNAs: Celebrating Prolific Providers

In celebration of the 20th annual National Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) Week (January 20 – 26), Medicus wants to recognize the CRNAs who do locum work and/or have a permanent position. According to the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) 2018 Member Profile Survey, CRNAs administer over 45 million anesthetics a year to patients throughout the United States, which is nothing short of extraordinary.

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