Government locum tenens work offers similar perks as conventional locum tenens positions, such as flexibility, travel opportunities and diverse medical experiences. However, there are some fundamental differences between government and private sector jobs that can radically affect the experience you have.
Travel is one of the key reasons clinicians are attracted to locum tenens jobs. But even the excitement for travel opportunities does not eliminate the fact that making travel and housing arrangements can be a headache for locum tenens clinicians - consuming your time and causing you more hassle.
With many reasons to love locum tenens work, you may not have even considered the potential benefits you can earn through airline and hotel loyalty rewards programs. But it can pay to take advantage of these perks.
Locum tenens is a way of practicing medicine that is appealing to clinicians in many stages of their career. It can help reduce certain stressors that may come with full-time roles. It also provides benefits to those who are just starting their career and unsure of where they’d like to practice long-term.
“Family first” is a motto many parents live by, and it’s true for clinicians, too. After all, your family is likely the reason you work so hard. Unfortunately, it can often be challenging to juggle your career and family life, but locum tenens offers a family-friendly alternative to permanent positions by making it possible to choose the hours and locations that work best for you. If you’re looking for a better way to balance your work life with your family life, here’s a closer look at some of the benefits of working locum tenens with kids.
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If you’re nearing retirement or recently retired, congratulations! You’ve worked hard and planned for this next phase of life, and you deserve to spend it however you want. But maybe full retirement isn’t what you’re looking for just yet. Maybe you’re not quite ready to stop practicing…
Locum tenens offers unique benefits for physicians and advanced practitioners that want to continue practicing medicine during or heading into retirement. We’ve got 5 reasons to consider semi-retirement with locum tenens:
If you’re a locum tenens clinician already or considering it as a career option, we’ve got three reasons you can feel confident continuing down the locums path. No earth-shattering stats here, but some great reminders and recent stats to support that locum tenens has a lot to offer!
What’s it like to work government locum tenens? The inherent benefits of locum tenens work are the same—including flexibility, job security, travel opportunities and more. But government work comes with some bonus perks. You can expect financial advantages, simplified licensing and credentialing, actual work-life balance and the freedom to create your own schedule, with many exciting and different professional opportunities to choose from:
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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.