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Top 4 Reasons to Work a Locum Tenens Assignment in Maine

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Jun 28, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Maine is known for its peaceful retreat-like atmosphere and beautiful surroundings any time of year. Maine offers something for everyone which makes it an ideal place to live and work. Consider the following four reasons to work a locum tenens assignment in Maine.

1. Maine Has So Much to Offer

Also known as “Vacationland,” the state is full of natural beauty, attractions and entertainment. Some of Maine’s most popular attractions and natural sights include boating, golfing, biking, skiing, lighthouses, antique shops, playhouses, museums and art galleries, mountains, lakes, spans of beautiful beaches, bird watching, fishing, Moose Safaris — Maine’s official state animal — hunting, brewery and winery tours, water parks, amusement parks, casinos, petting zoos and more.

Maine’s most popular attraction is the long stretches of coastline and beaches, offering open shores for visitors and residents to enjoy — this feature makes Maine’s beaches the best in New England. And don’t forget the lobster — American Lobster to be exact! Maine’s lobster is some of the best and most abundant on the east coast.

2.  The Licensing Process

Here’s what you need to know about getting your license in Maine.

Licensing Information for Physicians

  • The licensing process is easy and quick!
  • A temporary license can be issued in four to six weeks

Licensing Information for Advanced Practice Providers

Nurse Practitioners

  • Maine is a Nursing Licensure Compact State, making the licensing process easier if providers already have an RN license in a compact state.
  • NPs can get a Maine license in five weeks

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists

  • If the CRNA has a compact RN and resides in a compact state, then only a Nurse Anesthetist license is needed, and the process can take 3 weeks (must be NBCRNA certified)
  • If not, CRNAs can get a license in five weeks

Physician Assistants

  • Can get a license in three weeks

Contact our knowledgeable licensing department for more information.  

3. Huge Demand for Locum Tenens in Maine

There are always opportunities for Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers locum tenens in Maine. Once you obtain a license you can spend time looking for an assignment that fits your lifestyle and schedule.      

4. VISTA’s Strong Relationship With Maine

VISTA loves Maine and has been the exclusive provider of physician locum tenens and permanent providers for members of the Maine Hospital Association’s Associated Health Resources since 2004. Hundreds of physicians and advanced practice providers have worked locum tenens in Maine and reported high levels of satisfaction. In addition, hospitals in Maine have also provided positive feedback regarding VISTA providers when surveyed.

Opportunities in Maine are plenty for locum tenens providers. Contact VISTA today to explore your options.   

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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.