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3 Things Every Locum Tenens Provider Should Know

Whether you have recently started taking locum tenens jobs or have been accepting them for several years, you may agree that the chance to discover something new at each assignment is one of the great rewards of this practice alternative. Before you agree to a locum tenens opportunity, there are a few things you need to be familiar with to ensure your experiences are seamless and satisfying. Read on to discover three key things every locum tenens provider should know.

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8 Reminders for Perfectly Packaging Your CV

As the saying goes, you never get a second chance at a first impression. To make the best impression, you need to regularly review and revise your curriculum vitae (“course of life” in Latin and commonly referred to as a CV), which often serves as your initial introduction to staffing companies and facility representatives. This exercise is particularly beneficial if you are a physician or advanced practitioner who is working locum tenens and continuously enjoying new professional experiences.

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3 Tips to Assist Healthcare Transparency for Patients

As healthcare transitions to a more consumer-based decision, lack of price transparency is one of the top challenges facing patients. Approximately 66% of consumers have never talked to their providers about the cost of a visit, and 60% have never discussed the price of a procedure. So, how can they make informed decisions without all the facts?

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3 Ways for Physicians to Sustain a More Active Lifestyle

Physicians are stressed. They work long hours and rapidly become inundated with additional responsibilities and paperwork. Although burnout plagues many physicians, maintaining an active lifestyle is one of the best ways to combat this condition. Unfortunately, with the nature of their work and demanding schedules, physicians may find it challenging to include exercise in a daily (or even weekly) regimen.

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Assignment Essentials for Locum Tenens Providers

A quick Google search provides a plethora of tips and tricks for packing light, creating a versatile travel wardrobe (neutrals!), and including wrinkle-proof clothing. This information can be extremely useful to anyone preparing to head off for a short getaway. However, if you are currently working locum tenens or are interested in pursuing this practice alternative, many standard travel recommendations disregard the “locum lifestyle.”

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5 Simple Ways to Combat Stress and Physician Burnout

“Burnout,” a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion, plagues medical professionals worldwide. According to Medscape’s 2018 National Physician Burnout & Depression Report, 42 percent of physician respondents experience burnout. Unfortunately, this high level of stress often begins in medical school, intensifying as a physician’s career progresses.

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3 Things Every Locum Tenens Provider Should Know

Whether you have recently started taking locum tenens jobs or have been accepting them for several years, you may agree that the chance to discover something new at each assignment is one of the great rewards of this practice alternative. Before you agree to a locum tenens opportunity, there are a few things you need to be familiar with to ensure your experiences are seamless and satisfying. Read on to discover three key things every locum tenens provider should know.

Read More »
Editing a CV on a computer

8 Reminders for Perfectly Packaging Your CV

As the saying goes, you never get a second chance at a first impression. To make the best impression, you need to regularly review and revise your curriculum vitae (“course of life” in Latin and commonly referred to as a CV), which often serves as your initial introduction to staffing companies and facility representatives. This exercise is particularly beneficial if you are a physician or advanced practitioner who is working locum tenens and continuously enjoying new professional experiences.

Read More »
Rolls of dollar bills

3 Tips to Assist Healthcare Transparency for Patients

As healthcare transitions to a more consumer-based decision, lack of price transparency is one of the top challenges facing patients. Approximately 66% of consumers have never talked to their providers about the cost of a visit, and 60% have never discussed the price of a procedure. So, how can they make informed decisions without all the facts?

Read More »
Workout gear

3 Ways for Physicians to Sustain a More Active Lifestyle

Physicians are stressed. They work long hours and rapidly become inundated with additional responsibilities and paperwork. Although burnout plagues many physicians, maintaining an active lifestyle is one of the best ways to combat this condition. Unfortunately, with the nature of their work and demanding schedules, physicians may find it challenging to include exercise in a daily (or even weekly) regimen.

Read More »
Locum travel gear

Assignment Essentials for Locum Tenens Providers

A quick Google search provides a plethora of tips and tricks for packing light, creating a versatile travel wardrobe (neutrals!), and including wrinkle-proof clothing. This information can be extremely useful to anyone preparing to head off for a short getaway. However, if you are currently working locum tenens or are interested in pursuing this practice alternative, many standard travel recommendations disregard the “locum lifestyle.”

Read More »

5 Simple Ways to Combat Stress and Physician Burnout

“Burnout,” a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion, plagues medical professionals worldwide. According to Medscape’s 2018 National Physician Burnout & Depression Report, 42 percent of physician respondents experience burnout. Unfortunately, this high level of stress often begins in medical school, intensifying as a physician’s career progresses.

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Permanent Placement or Locum Tenens?

Should you stay or should you go? The practice of locum tenens physicians filling temporary vacancies at medical organizations is growing in reputation and desirability for both medical organizations and physicians. Then again, many physicians still crave the consistency of a permanent position. Resident physicians are often encouraged to consider their options. However, no matter where you are in your medical career, it’s beneficial to compare permanent positions with locum tenens work. Who knows, it could be time for a change.

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Meeting Your Goals with the ‘Locums’ Life

There’s a parallel between beginning a new year and forming new goals. After all, a clean slate offers unlimited possibilities, and it’s compelling to take steps to improve one’s well-being and happiness. But what happens when January is over? Studies have shown that despite people’s best intentions, the failure rate for New Year’s resolutions is about 80 percent, and most people lose their resolve by mid-February. Now that we’re entering the fourth month of the year, how are you doing with those resolutions?

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