Locum Tenens

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The origin of locum tenens

Locum tenens came out of an idea meant to help rural physicians leave their practices to receive training without leaving their patients without a doctor. Read more

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

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

From Impromptu Gifts to Sesame Chicken – CompHealth Employees Go Out of Their Way To Show They Care

CompHealth prides itself on finding the perfect jobs for its providers but in addition to finding jobs sometimes our employees find themselves stepping in to help providers in other ways. Read more

Physicians’ Thoughts on Their CompHealth Recruiters

CompHealth recruiters work hard to build great relationships with our providers and find them the perfect job for their situation. Here is what a few of them have to say about their experience working with us and how their recruiters have made their experiences better. Read more

How Locum Tenens Has Allowed This PA to Broaden Her Horizons

Catie Hauck, a PA with CompHealth, has been working locum tenens since 2014 and enjoys the freedom it gives her to explore the country. She uses the time spent on her travel assignments to explore every bit of the city and surrounding area — from hiking, to visiting local hotspots, to enjoying the local nightlife with her newfound friends. Read more

Good Relationships Are The Key To Good Job Placements

Locum tenens assignments take physicians to different settings all over the country. Physicians may be in a locums assignment for a few days or a few months. The experience they have while on assignment can vary greatly from physician to physician and facility to facility. Read more

13 Reasons Why Physicians Do Locum Tenens

Physicians are taking locum tenens assignments at higher and higher rates every year. A recent survey found that one in five physicians have done locums. CompHealth Locum Tenens President Melissa Byington wrote on Physicians Practice about some of the reasons to give locums a try. Read more