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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

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