The internet is chock-full of tips for packing light, ensuring your travel attire is versatile, and keeping clothing in luggage wrinkle-free. This information can come in handy for those preparing to jet off to a four-day conference. However, if you are entering the locum tenens practice alternative and getting ready to fly or drive to your first assignment, broad packing recommendations are apt to be less helpful.
Summer is approaching, and it can be a great time of the year to travel with your pet(s). Not surprisingly, many clinicians who work locum tenens want to take their furry, four-legged friends on assignment this time of year. If you are one of them, after your recruiter has verified pet-friendly housing can be secured, use the following tips to realize safe travels and give new meaning to the dog (or cat) days of summer.
As a medical practice manager, you work with a diverse set of professionals, from physicians and other clinicians on staff to locum tenens providers and clerical personnel. Some of your team may have recently entered the workforce while others could be looking to retire within the next few years. What’s more, everyone has a distinct personality and different skill set(s) as well as a preferred way of completing tasks.
When an ideal opportunity presents itself, are you in a position to seize it right away? Whether you work locum tenens full time, occasionally, or have yet to accept your first assignment, there are a few things you can do to ensure you are ready and able to accept the locum tenens jobs that top your wish list—and those of other clinicians.