When considering taking a locum tenens assignment, there are a few details you must know before making a final decision. The location is only one factor, and speaking to your locum tenens recruiter to gain insight into the other details can help ensure you are properly prepared. Here are the six most important details to review with your recruiter about a potential locum tenens assignment:
Topics: Locum Tenens Clinician, Locum Tenens Work
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.
Demand for locum tenens workers is growing, but that doesn't mean that it's easy to find the ideal position. Instead, you must take a strategic approach to find the role that suits you the best efficiency. To do this, we suggest focusing on these key factors:
Topics: Interview/Hiring Tips
In the evolving world of healthcare, advanced practice clinicians are poised to play an essential role in helping fill physician shortages at hospitals and other medical centers in underserved areas.
Topics: Advanced Practice Providers
There are many benefits to working locum tenens. You can travel, have flexibility in your schedule and receive varied experiences at different facilities. Despite these advantages, there may come a time when you’re ready to settle down and change the pace. Here are a few things you should do if you’re transitioning from locum tenens to a permanent role:
Topics: Physicians, Locum Tenens Clinician
Healthcare positions are in high demand industry-wide. Gwynedd Mercy University's Healthcare Careers in 2020: Medical Field Jobs Interactive Report forecasts healthcare job openings will continue to soar through 2025.
Nurse Practitioners Week kicked off this week to give recognition and credit to not only NPs who have been on the front lines of the pandemic but those who have given everything they've got to provide compassionate, high-quality healthcare to their patients.
October 6 through 12 is National Physician Assistant Week. Officially celebrated for the first time in 1987, it marks the anniversary of the first graduation of physician assistants from Duke University's Physician Assistant Program in 1967.
October 4 through October 8, 2021, is National Primary Care Week (NPCW). In its 22nd year, this annual event celebrates and highlights the importance of primary care in medicine.
Today, many physicians and advanced practitioners are feeling drained and in need of a change. Unpredictable schedules and extended hours for consecutive days without time off can leave essential providers at a physical and mental disadvantage. Positions that offer more autonomy can seem impossible to come by and like more of a dream than reality.
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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.