Our nation’s veterans served and sacrificed to protect our freedom. Now they deserve high-quality care, and the Veterans Health Administration provides that to millions of veterans each year.
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:
Whether you’re a locum tenens physician, NP or PA looking to switch things up with a new assignment, or just out of training and ready to give locum tenens a try for the first time, a staffing agency can be a tremendous resource. There are plenty of locum tenens staffing agencies out there—so how do you navigate your options and find a good fit?
We all feel stress from time to time. When it’s within our comfort zone, a little stress is healthy and can motivate us to perform at our best. However, needing to manage an overwhelming level of stress on a regular basis can have serious health effects—like anxiety and depression, sleep disorders, cardiovascular disease, relationship issues, and more.
Most physicians and advanced practitioners today are familiar with locum tenens as a practice alternative. But even though locum tenens professionals are widely viewed as trusted experts, there are many misconceptions to tackle about the advantages locum tenens has to offer.
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About VISTA Staffing Solutions
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.