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C-Suite Monitor – Q4 | 2017

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

Vital News – Q4 | 2017

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


4 Tips for Managing the Locum Tenens Lifestyle

Having the ability to travel to myriad locations and work locum tenens in different settings—such as acute care facilities, group practices, teaching hospitals, and urgent care centers—is an attractive option for many physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and CRNAs. Practicing locum tenens affords autonomy and opportunities for adventure to healthcare professionals who want more control over their careers and personal lives.

4 Reasons New Grads Should Consider Part-Time Locum Tenens Practice

When physicians in training move from an arduous but sheltered residency program to making decisions about their future, they may not be prepared to make the best decisions. Because many new physicians end up leaving their first jobs within the first five years, locum tenens has become an increasingly desirable option for physicians beginning to practice. Even if you have a full-time permanent position, there are several reasons to consider part-time locum tenens practice.

How Locum Tenens Providers Can Quickly Adapt to New Practice Settings

As physicians, nurse practitioners (NPs), physician assistants (PAs), and CRNAs who routinely accept locum tenens jobs at diverse healthcare settings know firsthand, management systems and delivery of care can change from one assignment to the next. Nevertheless, experienced locum tenens providers understand that they must be flexible and prepared to work within each organization’s existing infrastructure to meet its particular needs and successfully promote continuity of care.

Understanding an Employee Agreement

If you are considering taking a permanent position with a hospital, medical practice, or other healthcare organization, you will need to complete an employee agreement. Before making a long-term professional commitment, you should have a basic understanding of such agreements. The basic components—and important areas—to consider when entering into an employment agreement are discussed below.

8 Ways to Celebrate National Locum Tenens Week at Your Hospital or Practice

The first National Locum Tenens Week is fast approaching! Announced by the National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations (NALTO) in May, it takes place the week of August 14. Its objective is to formally observe the contributions of physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other medical professionals who work locum tenens at hospitals, practices, and other healthcare organizations throughout the United States.