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Locum Tenens Physicians: 3 Tips for Dealing with Conflict

February 24th, 2015 We don’t like to admit that things go wrong, but not every day can be sunshine and rainbows — and the same goes for locum tenens assignments. Your flight is cancelled. Someone says something offensive to you. Someone brushes you off. Before you know it, you think the universe is conspiring against you.

Beyond Medicine: Locum Tenens Physicians Who Serve Others

December 15th, 2014 Most locum tenens physicians aren't just in it for the money. Many spend their time outside of work giving back to those in need. Here are a few stories of physicians who are making a difference in their communities and around the world.

Why is it Taking So Long to Get My Locum Tenens Assignment?

November 24th, 2014 Why did your CV get passed over? You made yourself available and you had the skills to match the job description. So why didn’t they want you? The truth is that sometimes it takes multiple attempts to be selected to work as a locum tenens physician.

How to Land a Highly Competitive Locum Tenens Job

October 15th, 2014 One thing that surprises physicians about locum tenens is how competitive the market is. With so much competition, how do you stand out from the crowd?

3 Ways Physicians can Improve Adaptability Skills

July 18th, 2014 Doctors who travel to new practices face a host of complex challenges. They interact with new colleagues and patients and often work with new tools and processes. Adaptability is one of the most important qualities a locum provider can possess. There are three tools that can help a doctor become more adaptable to new surroundings.

Using Locum Tenens Assignments to Find Permanent Employment Opportunities

June 26th, 2014 There is a misconception among some physicians that a trial practice option (TPO) is a less desirable path to long-term employment. TPO has advantages that need to be considered, including its viability as an option for successful permanent placement.

How to Use Locum Tenens for Professional Networking

June 4th, 2014 In a competitive physician job market, degrees of separation matter. Locum tenens is a great way to network and get you closer to the job you’re looking for.

5 Secrets to Nailing a Physician Phone Interview

April 24th, 2014 Before bringing on a new locum tenens physician, many employers request a phone conversation with the doctor. Here are five steps to make sure your call is successful.

Looking for a Physician Job? Make Sure You’re Living Up to Your CV’s Claims

April 9th, 2014 Often as I review physician CVs, I see accomplishments and rankings such as "top doctor in the U.S." or "best doctor in state." In conversations I also hear about prestigious awards and recognition. These types of things fall under the general category of "what people say about themselves."