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What to Expect from Locum Tenens Jobs

Greenstaff Physician and Provider Solutions is a leading Locum Tenens agency. We place highly skilled and qualified Physicians and associated Medical Providers with clients and facilities in need.

Whether you are an experienced Locum professional or considering a switch over from permanent roles, or if you are looking to pick up additional assignments to supplement your income -  there are a few things to bear in mind when considering Locum Tenens Positions. Here we break them down for you.

What is a Locum Tenens job?

Locum tenens, derived from the Latin phrase "locum tenens" meaning "place holder," refers to temporary healthcare positions. In these positions, qualified healthcare professionals step in to fill short or long term staffing gaps within practices and hospitals. Whether a doctor is on vacation, maternity leave, or the practice simply needs temporary assistance, locum tenens professionals ensure continuity of care for patients.

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Locum Work Benefits

Locum tenens work offers a unique blend of professional and personal advantages. Here are a few key benefits to consider:

  • Flexibility: 

Locum tenens positions offer unparalleled flexibility. You choose the assignments that suit your schedule and preferences, allowing you to control your workload and work-life balance.

  • Travel Opportunities: 

Explore different parts of the country, by taking on locum tenens jobs in various locations. This can be a great way to experience new cultures and settings while still practicing your profession.

  • Competitive Pay: 

Locum tenens professionals often command competitive salaries and benefits, making it a financially rewarding career path.

  • Skill Development: 

Stepping into diverse healthcare environments allows you to continuously learn and adapt. You'll gain valuable experience working with different patient populations, healthcare systems, and clinical procedures.

A day in the Life of a Locum Provider

Once you have passed our credentialling process, completed your interview and accept a locum assignment, you will receive all of the relevant details, and on arrival, your designated contact person at the facility will give you a tour, and explain the processes and expectations for the duration of your assignment.

Our team of recruiters will guide you through each stage of the recruitment process, and will also ensure you have the details of who to speak to on arrival at the facility.

A typical day for a locum provider varies depending on the specific assignment and healthcare setting. However, it often involves:

Reviewing patient charts and medical histories.Seeing patients, conducting examinations, and diagnosing illnesses.Prescribing medications and treatment plans.Collaborating with nurses and other healthcare professionals to ensure optimal patient care.Maintaining detailed medical records.

How can we help you?

If you're a qualified healthcare professional seeking the freedom and flexibility of locum tenens work, we can help. We offer comprehensive job search assistance, streamlined credentialing services, and ongoing support throughout your locum tenens journey.

We work for you. Contact us to learn more about how we will help you launch your successful locum tenens career!