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Mandatory Vaccination Policies: What to Know and What to Do

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Sep 15, 2021 9:00:00 AM


With the rise in COVID-19 variants, many healthcare systems are mandating that all employees comply with vaccination policies. However, staff members exposed to coronavirus patients pose too high a risk to other patients, fellow employees, themselves, and their families to keep a hospital fully functional, so administrators are making the difficult decision to call for a fully vaccinated staff.

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Why Medical Providers Choose to Partner with VISTA

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Sep 1, 2021 9:00:00 AM


When it comes to finding the perfect work-life balance, many physicians want more options. Career advancement, the desire to travel, potential burnout, and the need for flexibility can prompt doctors to look for new and exciting opportunities in their fields. Partnering with a locum tenens organization is a good solution for healthcare professionals who want to take their practice to a new level.

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10 Tips to Advance Your Medical Career

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Aug 25, 2021 9:00:00 AM

While a career in the medical field is undoubtedly rewarding, sometimes a job can become stagnant and unchallenging. When this happens, some type of career change may be in order.

As a physician or advanced practitioner, the best way to advance your career is through building a personal brand. Having a brand will help you develop loyalty with your patients while exposing yourself to a broader audience. In addition, it can help you land your most desired opportunities and bring you to places where your expertise is needed and appreciated.

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What to Expect When Working Locum Tenens

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Aug 4, 2021 9:00:00 AM

A growing number of medical professionals are working locum tenens because of the many benefits it brings. Physicians choose locum tenens as a career path to travel to desirable destinations, give back to rural communities in need, and support our nation’s veterans by delivering excellent healthcare, to name a few. However, as more professionals become interested in locum tenens because of its advantages, it’s also important to know what to expect to determine if working locum tenens is right for you.

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Is Working Locum Tenens Right for Me?

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Jul 28, 2021 9:00:00 AM


You love what you do for a job, but there are days when you wonder if you could be doing more. You're not necessarily looking for a career overhaul but wouldn't mind changing things up a bit. At this stage, a bit of travel would not be a bad thing.

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How to Create an Eye-Catching CV

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Jul 14, 2021 9:00:00 AM

If you're a clinician looking for your dream position at a healthcare system you can't wait to work for, you'll need to get noticed. So, how do you stand out among a sea of qualified applicants? One way is by creating a solid curriculum vitae (CV) about you and your experience.

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Celebrate National EMS Week With VISTA

Posted by VISTA Staffing on May 19, 2021 9:00:00 AM

National EMS Week happens this year on May 16-22, 2021. First authorized in 1974 by President Gerald Ford, the proclamation dedicating the week came on the heels of the EMS Systems Act, which provided funds to create more than 300 EMS systems around the country. It remains a time to express recognition and gratitude to Emergency Medicine (EM) practitioners and their vital work in our communities.  

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The Benefits of Working Locum Tenens During Summer

Posted by VISTA Staffing on May 5, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Professionals in many industries take advantage of their travel jobs by turning required work trips into mini-vacations. While they have to complete their work obligations during the day, they get to spend time exploring new places in their free time. It can be a fun way to gain new experiences and check out other cities if you consider relocation in the future. However, it can be challenging to get a good feel for a place when you are only there for a short time. 

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Clinicians Coping with Historic Mortality and Burnout

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Apr 21, 2021 9:00:00 AM

As part of the global effort to combat COVID-19, clinicians are coping with historical mortality rates and extreme burnout levels. Long, intense work shifts compounded by the fear of contracting the virus or bringing it home to family members have left medical staffers exhausted. One year in, hospitals are still dealing with an illness that has no cure while now having to treat an influx of patients who had previously put off care because of the pandemic.

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What Clinicians Need to Know About Taxes as a Locum Tenens Professional

Posted by VISTA Staffing on Apr 7, 2021 9:00:00 AM

With stimulus checks starting to hit bank accounts in March, it's easy to overlook the less exciting annual torture that is tax season at the IRS. At this writing, the IRS has extended the 2020 tax filing deadline, and taxes are due on May 17th. This is an excellent time to remind locum tenens professionals to keep a few things in mind. 

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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.