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Don’t Hang Up Your Stethoscope – Consider Locum Tenens

Many clinicians reach a point where they may not wish to practice medicine full time. If you’re reaching that stage, but you find yourself reluctant to stop working, you still have options. If you’re hesitant to hang up your stethoscope, you probably have more lives to change and care to provide.

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Four Rs: Your Resource for Effective Change Management

The healthcare landscape is constantly shifting and adapting. Unfortunately, many larger policy decisions are made without the backing of healthcare leadership. As a healthcare leader, you are tasked with making decisions for your practice and bringing your staff on board. So, how can you manage change as a leader? Read on to discover the “Four Rs” of change management.

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14 Best Podcasts for Medical Professionals

Medical professionals are constantly juggling a variety of responsibilities. Doctors walk a tight rope, balancing their personal obligations in addition to caring for patients. Sometimes, it’s hard to find spare time to focus on continuing medical education and staying current on the latest industry news.

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Doctor consoling a patient

Reading Beyond the CV: 5 Qualities to Consider

All jobs require some type of qualifications. These “hard skills” are important to a successful integration, no matter the position. In the medical field, there is a strong emphasis on qualifications. In addition to schooling and licensing requirements, facilities want to know if doctors are board certified. Have they performed procedures that are common at the facility? Can they handle daily census? The list could go on and on.

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What Makes a Successful Locum Tenens Provider?

What do successful locum tenens physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and CRNAs have in common? They make a conscious effort to maximize their potential and benefit both their assignment facilities and patients. Additionally, many of these healthcare professionals have developed habits that help them achieve positive experiences practically everywhere they go, and you can cultivate them, too! Read on to discover five things you can do to contribute to your overall success and satisfaction as an independent contractor.

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5 Ways to Combat Cyberthreats

Hackers don’t limit themselves to attacking personal computers and financial companies; they breach healthcare systems and facilities, too. Unfortunately, they are motivated to obtain credit card information, Social Security numbers, banking information, and birthdates. In their 2018 Cost of a Data Breach Report, IBM and the Ponemon Institute found that healthcare data breaches cost an average of $408 per record, the highest of any industry and nearly three times higher than the cross-industry average of $148 per record!

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Benefits of Summer Locum Tenens Assignments

There are a variety of motivators for working locum tenens, such as sidestepping hospital politics, having more control over your work schedule, and paying down a mortgage or student loans. Have you considered the additional rewards you could enjoy on assignment throughout the summer? Physicians, advanced practitioners, and CRNAs who accept locum tenens jobs during the warmer months discover many benefits.

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Question mark heap on table

17 Questions Your Locum Tenens Staffing Firm Should Answer

No matter your objective, to help you in your journey to the perfect staffing solution, we’ve composed a list of questions to ask business development executives and/or other staffing company representatives. Tailor the questions to your needs and the areas most important to your organization. If you currently work with a locum tenens staffing company, pose the questions to your contact person to be sure your hospital, practice, or health system is achieving its needs from that relationship.

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Lab tubes

When Patients Instigate Testing

According to an article from Becker’s Hospital Review, “we’re going to see more consumers demand specific courses of treatment, based on the genetic or genomic information they have. Consumers are going to drive the growth of genomics and precision medicine, faster and more efficiently than organized medicine ever could. The explosion of data, combined with hope and promise, will only continue to accelerate.”

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The Anatomy of a Locum Tenens Orientation

Whether you’re planning to utilize a locum tenens physician for the first time or have worked with independent contractors before, there is always a small adjustment period. One of the advantages of using locum physicians is their adaptability and ability to quickly thrive in their new environment.

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Doctor with stethoscope

Don’t Hang Up Your Stethoscope – Consider Locum Tenens

Many clinicians reach a point where they may not wish to practice medicine full time. If you’re reaching that stage, but you find yourself reluctant to stop working, you still have options. If you’re hesitant to hang up your stethoscope, you probably have more lives to change and care to provide.

Read More »
Group of doctors

Four Rs: Your Resource for Effective Change Management

The healthcare landscape is constantly shifting and adapting. Unfortunately, many larger policy decisions are made without the backing of healthcare leadership. As a healthcare leader, you are tasked with making decisions for your practice and bringing your staff on board. So, how can you manage change as a leader? Read on to discover the “Four Rs” of change management.

Read More »
Microphone

14 Best Podcasts for Medical Professionals

Medical professionals are constantly juggling a variety of responsibilities. Doctors walk a tight rope, balancing their personal obligations in addition to caring for patients. Sometimes, it’s hard to find spare time to focus on continuing medical education and staying current on the latest industry news.

Read More »
Doctor consoling a patient

Reading Beyond the CV: 5 Qualities to Consider

All jobs require some type of qualifications. These “hard skills” are important to a successful integration, no matter the position. In the medical field, there is a strong emphasis on qualifications. In addition to schooling and licensing requirements, facilities want to know if doctors are board certified. Have they performed procedures that are common at the facility? Can they handle daily census? The list could go on and on.

Read More »
Girl giving high five to doctor

What Makes a Successful Locum Tenens Provider?

What do successful locum tenens physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and CRNAs have in common? They make a conscious effort to maximize their potential and benefit both their assignment facilities and patients. Additionally, many of these healthcare professionals have developed habits that help them achieve positive experiences practically everywhere they go, and you can cultivate them, too! Read on to discover five things you can do to contribute to your overall success and satisfaction as an independent contractor.

Read More »
Security hack

5 Ways to Combat Cyberthreats

Hackers don’t limit themselves to attacking personal computers and financial companies; they breach healthcare systems and facilities, too. Unfortunately, they are motivated to obtain credit card information, Social Security numbers, banking information, and birthdates. In their 2018 Cost of a Data Breach Report, IBM and the Ponemon Institute found that healthcare data breaches cost an average of $408 per record, the highest of any industry and nearly three times higher than the cross-industry average of $148 per record!

Read More »
Sun glasses on sand

Benefits of Summer Locum Tenens Assignments

There are a variety of motivators for working locum tenens, such as sidestepping hospital politics, having more control over your work schedule, and paying down a mortgage or student loans. Have you considered the additional rewards you could enjoy on assignment throughout the summer? Physicians, advanced practitioners, and CRNAs who accept locum tenens jobs during the warmer months discover many benefits.

Read More »
Question mark heap on table

17 Questions Your Locum Tenens Staffing Firm Should Answer

No matter your objective, to help you in your journey to the perfect staffing solution, we’ve composed a list of questions to ask business development executives and/or other staffing company representatives. Tailor the questions to your needs and the areas most important to your organization. If you currently work with a locum tenens staffing company, pose the questions to your contact person to be sure your hospital, practice, or health system is achieving its needs from that relationship.

Read More »
Lab tubes

When Patients Instigate Testing

According to an article from Becker’s Hospital Review, “we’re going to see more consumers demand specific courses of treatment, based on the genetic or genomic information they have. Consumers are going to drive the growth of genomics and precision medicine, faster and more efficiently than organized medicine ever could. The explosion of data, combined with hope and promise, will only continue to accelerate.”

Read More »
Orientation key on keyboard

The Anatomy of a Locum Tenens Orientation

Whether you’re planning to utilize a locum tenens physician for the first time or have worked with independent contractors before, there is always a small adjustment period. One of the advantages of using locum physicians is their adaptability and ability to quickly thrive in their new environment.

Read More »
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