Category - Provider Stories

My Locum Tenens Story: Transitioning from Private Practice to Locum Tenens

February 14th, 2014 Though he originally planned to retire at 65 and travel the country with his wife, Dr. Leon Books left his private practice even earlier — at just 52. But he didn’t want to give up medicine.

Why 95% of NPs Would Recommend Locum Tenens

February 7th, 2014 "Long, long ago and far, far away, I started my first locum tenens job. I was so excited to work some place new and different. But when I arrived and walked up to the double-door entry to the NICU, I felt like turning around and running away."

My Locums Story – How I Used Locums to Improve My Skills After Medical School

February 2nd, 2014 Dr. Bassam Rimawi is an overachiever. He started medical school when he was just 15 years old and now he’s completing two simultaneous OB/GYN fellowships at a hospital in South Carolina. If that wasn’t enough, he continues to work locum tenens assignments on the side.

Why Physicians Choose to Work Locum Tenens

January 29th, 2014 Working as a locum tenens provider can be a fulfilling way to gain work experience in a variety of healthcare settings, enjoy working in a new area of the United States, and earn extra income to pay off student loans. Find out why these five CompHealth doctors choose to work locum tenens.

You've Heard of Locum Tenens, but What Do You Know About the Benefits?

January 22nd, 2014 We recently surveyed 1,000 physicians and found that 93 percent are familiar with locums. Here are just a few reasons why doctors in all specialties and career phases — from residency to retirement — work locums.