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Serving patients and her family through locum tenens

Dr. Gina Bell was looking for an option that would provide her with more flexibility of schedule and control of her life so she could focus more on her family. A friend recommended she try locum tenens and the rest is history. Read more

Locums lets Dr. Peter Kim spend more time with his family

After a 20 plus year career as an obstetrician Dr. Peter Kim saw a fellow a physician he had been in residency with succumb to cancer. It gave Kim an epiphany, after watching his friend work all the time and then be gone so quickly made Kim realize he wanted to spend more time with his wife and three small children. Read more

Help us celebrate the inaugural National Locum Tenens Week

The first ever national locum tenens week is coming up Aug. 14 to 18. The event is being spearheaded by the NALTO who wanted to designate a week every year to recognize the significant contributions of physicians and advanced practitioners at healthcare facilities nationwide who are dedicated to providing locum tenens medical coverage. Read more

Volunteer firefighter, camp counselor and traveling SLP

Molly, a speech language pathologist, started traveling while she was still in school working as a PRN during the summer months while on break. Once she graduated she spent time in her home state of Ohio working and volunteering at a local fire department as a firefighter and EMT. Read more

10 must-knows when considering part-time physician jobs

Looking for a part-time physician job? Use these 10 tips to identify ways you can start working less and enjoying life more. Read more

Help solve physician burnout with listening

Physician burnout is an often talked about topic, but what can really be done to solve it? The AMA defines burnout as: “A long-term stress reaction characterized by depersonalization, including cynical or negative attitudes towards patients, emotional exhaustion, a feeling of decreased personal achievement and a lack of empathy for patients.” Read more

The 2017 Medscape Physician Compensation Report Analyzes Earnings and Satisfaction

More than 19,200 physicians in more than 27 specialties responded to this year’s Medscape compensation survey. Question topics ranged from overall physician incomes to the compensation gap between men and women. Read more

Seven States Now Offering Expedited Medical Licensure To Qualified Physicians (UPDATED)

On April 6, 2017 the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Commission began processing applications for expedited licensure in some states. This makes the process for obtaining a medical license in these states simpler if you already hold your primary license in one of the participating states. Read more

Career Flexibility for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners

Physician Assistants (PAs) and Nurse Practitioners (NPs) are found in every medical specialty and in every health care setting. This allows in most geographic areas for a healthy job market, usually allowing even new graduates to have their pick of job choices. Read more

Physical Therapy and Explorer are Synonomous for one PT

Physical Therapist Liz has been traveling for almost a year and loves that she gets paid to travel the country. Read more