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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

10 Ideal Locations for Travel Assignments in Winter

Are you sick of winter and ready for a change? Taking locum tenens assignments could be the cure for your winter blues. Here are 10 locations ideal for any physician looking to take a travel assignment this winter. Read more

What Determines A Locum Tenens Physician’s Pay?

Locums are independent contractors and are paid an hourly rate for time worked. The rate that the physician is paid varies greatly depending on specialty, location of the healthcare facility and the facility itself. Read more

Physicians Consider Locum Tenens Instead of Retirement

The demographics of locum tenens are changing. What was once seen only as an option for older physicians is now becoming popular among younger doctors. Read more

Why Work Locum Tenens After Residency?

Locum tenens lets new doctors experience different work settings while their families get to experience new locations and environments. This can be especially helpful if you don’t know where you want to live or don’t want to make a long-term commitment to a location you’re not familiar with. Read more

Five Key Benefits of Healthcare Providers Having a Hobby

Whether you are new in your career, well established or looking at retirement, having a hobby or pastime can make a substantial impact not only on your personal well-being, but also on your professional performance. Read more

The Freedom of Locum Tenens Assignments

The physicians that work with CompHealth love taking locum tenens assignments. Although the reasons for working locum tenens are varied, they each have one thing in common — they love the freedom taking these assignments affords them. Read more

3 Interview Tips to Get your Perfect Job

Increasing capacity of the health system to meet the growing numbers of patients seeking care is critical and necessary. As this demand continues, the number of opportunities for PAs and NPs continues to grow across all settings and specialties. With this growth comes new job opportunities and chances for in-person interviews. Read more

7 of Our Favorite Stories from 2016

This year has had its ups and downs, but our blog has provided some great content in 2016. From TV doctor quizzes to the adventures of a traveling physician assistant, we are excited about sharing the very best from last year. Here are seven of our favorite stories from 2016. Read more

Adorable Pet Photo Contest Highlights

A big thank you to all that submitted pictures in our pet photo contest! You shared some sentimental, zany moments of your pets. Here are the winners and a Facebook gallery of all the photos submitted. Read more