What Is Locum Tenens?

Locum Tenens Work Could be the Best Fit

What is locum tenens?

  • An established provider - Looking for a more flexible schedule
  • A medical resident - Looking to explore different healthcare settings
  • A provider - Nearing the end of your professional career
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Add New Dynamic

Add a whole new dynamic to your career with locum tenens. Hospitals often have temporary staffing gaps, like when a doctor goes on vacation, or they’re searching for a full-time candidate. With the locum tenens solution, an experienced doctor steps in to fill that gap.

Did you know?

  • There are more than 40,000 physicians working locum tenens
  • Locum tenens physicians work in all 50 states
  • 92 percent of locum tenens physicians have held a permanent position
  • 81 percent of locum tenens doctors say locum tenens is as satisfying or more rewarding than a permanent position Top 5 reasons physicians work locum tenens.
  • Supplement core income
  • Between jobs, while searching
  • Post-residency/fellowship
  • Own schedule/flexibility
  • Personal life transitions