Locum Tenens: A Growing Industry
What You'll Learn
The need for locum tenens healthcare providers has continued to rise over the years with no signs of slowing down. The rapid adoption of telehealth sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic combined with the flexibility and schedule control locums gives to providers are all major factors for this growth. Today, locum tenens clinicians are able to lend support to patients from anywhere in the world outside of their traditional working hours - a win/win for patients and providers alike.
In this guide, we'll be walking you through the history of locum tenens work, the many benefits it brings to clinicians, and ways for you to start successfully tapping into locums shifts that complement your skill sets. We're sharing helpful factors to consider when seeking out shifts, sites and partners to lean on for getting paired with companies aligned to your areas of expertise and passions, and best practices to set yourself apart in this space.
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