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

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5-Star Experiences for Locum Tenens Providers in Missouri

Bordered by eight states, Missouri is the eighteenth most populous state in the country, inhabited by more than six million people. In addition to its forested Ozark Mountains; verdant plains; vibrant, urban cities, like St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield, and Columbia; the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers, and 6,000-plus caves, the Show Me State is home to the Gateway Arch—the largest manmade monument in the United States and symbolic portal to the West—and is celebrated for its roots in ragtime, blues, and jazz. If you plan to take locum tenens assignments in Missouri, read on to learn about just a few of the one-of-a-kind experiences you could enjoy during your free time.

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7 Websites Every Healthcare Administrator Should Use

As the individual who plans and oversees your healthcare organization’s services, you are responsible for managing business practices, such as conducting budget and compensation assessments, overseeing policy development, and implementing marketing strategies. In addition, you have oversight of your facility’s clinical operations, ranging from hiring and scheduling staff members to coordinating locum tenens staffing services when needed.

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Improving Physician Satisfaction and Decreasing Turnover

At healthcare organizations throughout the United States, physician recruiters work tirelessly to find the best providers for their facilities. But, as the most successful ones could tell you, even after a clinician becomes part of their staff, their job is not over. As with any strong, quality relationship, the courtship must continue to preserve the commitment.

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How Working Locum Tenens Could Help You Meet Your Goals

Many people liken beginning a new year to starting a new chapter in their lives. It is a correlation that is easy to understand and one that holds undeniable appeal. After all, with a clean slate, the possibilities are unlimited, and pledging to do something that can improve one’s well-being and happiness—such as eating better or kicking an unhealthy habit—is compelling. Yet studies have shown that, in spite of having the best intentions, roughly 25 percent of those who make New Year’s resolutions abandon them by the end of the first week in January.

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25 Questions Healthcare Organizations Should Ask Locum Tenens Companies

Perhaps you are trying to fill four open positions within your health system and need temporary or permanent staff as quickly as possible. Maybe you want to arrange for locum tenens staffing services now to ensure your practice has coverage for a clinician who would like to take two weeks off in the spring. Then again, you may be looking for a locum tenens staffing company that provides other services your hospital needs, such as consulting, to provide you with a more complete, one-stop solution.

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Medicus Megabytes: Link Roundup, 12/22/16

Among the items featured this week are a proposal that would allow new residents to work 28-hour shifts, survey results highlighting business issues that are slated to be top of mind for physicians in 2017, and tips for navigating airports during the holidays with ease and minimal stress.

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Is Practicing Locum Tenens Right for You?

Are you open to change and trying something different? Do you welcome opportunities to meet people and visit new places? Does a more flexible schedule and/or practicing part time appeal to you? If you answered “yes” to even one of these questions, working locum tenens could be the ideal complement for your career and lifestyle.

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Medicus Megabytes: Link Roundup, 12/15/16

This week, we feature Lonely Planet’s “Best of the U.S.” list, which highlights must-visit spots; tips for physicians in search of a good financial adviser; and an article that illustrates how using locum tenens providers can help hospitals reduce their readmission rates.

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