- Adapts Quickly - A group of physicians share tips on how best to handle locums.
- Loves to Travel - Dr Ricker is certified to work in 10 states and loves to visit new places.
- Adventurous - Dr. Anderson started his medical career in the U.S. Navy and since retirement has served as a doctor in the bottom of the Grand Canyon, an island in the middle of the Pacific and at a ranch in Wyoming.
- Loves Freedom - Dr. Passalaris wanted more freedom from her life as a physician to be with her family, locum tenens allowed her to focus on her kids and still be a doctor.
- Gets Rock Star Treatment - Dr. Shen loves having an "agent that gets him gigs" while he stays in control of when and where he works.
- Passions Outside of Work - Dr. Williams loves to write and locum tenens allows him to practice medicine and do what he loves.
- Cares for Patients - Dr. Anselmetti was getting burned out in a highly intensive OB/GYN practice. Locum tenens allowed her to balance her love of treating her patients while still having personal time.
INFOGRAPHIC: Anatomy of a Locum Tenens PhysicianNovember 6th, 2015 2 Min read Blog
Physicians at all career phases choose to work locum tenens assignments for a variety of reasons but they all have these traits in common. View the full-size infographic below: Examples of these traits can be seen in the following physician's stories: