National Locum Tenens Week is celebrated August 13-17, 2018. The week is focused on honoring each locum tenens physician that is dedicated to caring for patients across the country.
What Is A Locum Tenens Physician?
Locums tenens physicians travel to different, understaffed medical facilities to provide care. Rather than just working in one medical facility, these physicians work in one facility for a period of time, then travel to another. Thousands of physicians choose to work with medical staffing companies, like NEXTLocums. The recruiters at these companies can help place them with facilities that are a good fit.
Why Would a Physician Choose Locum Tenens?
There are many benefits of working as a locum tenens physician. The key benefits that attract physicians to locum tenens work are the opportunities for increased income, the experience of traveling, and the schedule flexibility.
Locum tenens can also be a great route for physicians that want to try out different locations or types of medical facilities. These physicians help to staff medical facilities across the country ranging from urgent cares to emergency rooms. They have the also have the honorable opportunity to work with our nation’s veterans.
NEXTLocums Celebrates National Locum Tenens Week
At NEXTLocums, our team is immensely grateful for the contributions locum tenens provide to healthcare facilities. Therefore, to help show our appreciation, we’re joining the National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations (NALTO), in its celebration of National Locum Tenens Week. The week celebrates the physicians that go above and beyond. It’s because of these physicians that many patients across the country receive the care they deserve.
We kindly ask that you join us in recognizing the role locum tenens physicians play in the United States healthcare system.
A special thank you to locum tenens physicians – your efforts are not going unnoticed.