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5 Reasons to Make North Carolina Next Up in Your Locum Tenens Career

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Apr 3, 2017 8:30:00 AM

north-caroline-locum-tenens.jpgWhether you can picture yourself by the water, near the mountains or in the city, North Carolina has a lot to offer. If you’re mapping out your next locum tenens assignment, here are a few reasons to look for positions in NC.

Comfortable Days, Breathtaking Scenery

It’s not uncommon to enjoy 60 or 70-degree winter days in North Carolina. All four seasons are comfortable, with milder summers than farther south. Home to both the Appalachian Trail and the sandy beaches of the Outer Banks, North Carolina has some of the most beautiful scenery on the east coast.

Fun By the Water

Lengths of beach mean endless ocean-bound activities—like surfing, boating and diving—while plenty of rivers make white water rafting a popular adventure for North Carolinians. All that water combines for great fishing. Coastal North Carolina is known for its marlin and holds numerous big game fishing tournaments each year. Charming lighthouses attract sightseers, and Crystal Coast is just one spot that draws shipwreck explorers to snorkel and dive.

Southern Comfort

Don’t let the “North” in North Carolina fool you. In addition to southern expressions, hospitality and manners, you can expect the best of southern food in NC. Barbecue is some of the most famous in the world, here. There are countless pitmasters serving up award-winning barbecue across the state, from hole-in-the-wall joints to big name chains.

Driving Progress

First in Freedom and First in Flight, North Carolina contributed its fair share and then some to historic moments. The state was the first to declare independence from England and many Civil War landmarks can be found here. And of course there’s Kitty Hawk, where the Wright Brothers first took flight. Fast forward to today, and you’ll find three major universities right in the middle of North Carolina—plus the biggest rivalry in college basketball. Research Triangle Park is in this same area, one of the largest research and job hubs in the world.

Remote Wilderness and City Life

Like to get out on the trails and enjoy the wilderness? North Carolina is home to the “Grand Canyon of the East,” Great Smoky National Park and plenty of state parks. Or if you’re more of a city dweller, Charlotte, Raleigh and other bigger cities offer impressive skylines and countless activities like pro sports teams, nightlife and dining.

Getting Your License in North Carolina

Our knowledgeable in-house licensing team is here to help with all aspects of licensing and make the process hassle-free. Start exploring your options for locum tenens in North Carolina today. Contact VISTA, or check out our open positions for Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers.

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VISTA Staffing Solutions has over thirty years of experience providing award-winning customer service to clients and providers alike. Headquartered in Salt Lake City with additional offices in Atlanta and Houston, and employs approximately 1,000 people between corporate staff and field clinicians and contracts with over 2,500 physicians across 60+ specialties and subspecialties. VISTA helps U.S. hospitals, medical practices, and government agencies optimize their physician staffing, ensure quality and continuity of care for patients, and maintain financial stability. As a leading provider of U.S. Locum Tenens and Permanent Physician Search Services, VISTA also operates VISTA Select, a first-of-its-kind technology and services solution utilizing advanced data and analytics to provide healthcare organizations with customizable workforce optimization solutions.