About Locum Tenens:
What is meant by the term Locum or a Locum Tenen Assignment?
Taken from the Latin "to hold the place of, to substitute for" locum-tenen means, in layman's terms, a temporary physician or nurse taking the place of another like professional during their absence. Locum Tenen Physicians and Advanced Practice Nurses contract with us as their staffing manager to schedule their temporary medical services for a mutually agreeable time frame which could be from one day, several days, or even months. Our company was a pioneer in nationwide temporary staffing services. We were one of the first in Anesthesia in 1972 and later Physicians and other Advanced Practice Professionals were added to our professional staffing services. Our proprietary database of traveling Physicians and Advanced Practice Nurses is steadily increasing.
What you get paid for Locum Tenen Work
The pay for Locum Tenen work varies depending on specialty and region of the country. Worldwide Medical Services insures a very competitive income. The cost for travel and lodging is provided for jobs outside your area. Daily professional liability insurance coverage is provided as needed through Worldwide Medical Services master insurance policy at no cost to you. Locum Tenen professionals operate as independent contractors. Check with your tax advisor to understand how to make the most of independent contractor status.
How do I find a Locum Tenen position?
Since Locum Tenen are temporary positions, using the vast resources of Worldwide Medical Services to find and match the right opportunity is a tremendous plus. Worldwide Medical Services has a significant database of clients seeking Locum Tenen help. For nearly 40 years we have matched Physicians and Advanced Practice Nurses to the right Locum jobs. Worldwide Medical Service has helped over 5000 clinics, offices and hospitals with their staffing needs, successfully placing thousands of Physicians and Advanced Practice Nurses for our clients in all 50 States. When you are ready for your next assignment just give us a call. You will find that our experienced staff is easy to work with and enjoys assisting you in setting up your next exciting Locum destination. Locum Tenens gives you the opportunity not only work at but to explore the beauty of the area all around.
Why would I consider Locum Tenen practice as a professional path?
There are three compelling reasons for a Physician or Advanced Practice Nurses to consider Locum Tenen:
What if I have more questions regarding Locum Tenen Practice?
Just give us a call. Maybe you are not quite ready to actually start as a Locum Tenen yet, nevertheless we want to get to know you and work with you! Our services are free to you the practitioner. Let us help you develop a Locum Tenen strategy that can open up the opportunities of your dreams. More and more professionals are seriously considering Locum Tenen on a trial or long-term basis. There are a lot of exciting possibilities we would like to share and discuss with you.
Worldwide Medical Services
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