We believe that part of caring for healthcare providers involves
keeping them informed about the latest medical news and career information that
can help them and their patients. That’s where Staff Care’s Locum Links
Blog comes in, and we’ve enjoyed providing our readers with the type
of healthcare news you can use throughout the year.
Over the course of 2018, there were a number of subjects that resonated
with our readers—from top medical apps and practitioner burnout to varying work
options and scope of practice issues. In
case you missed any of these hot topics in medicine, here is the list of our
most-read healthcare blog posts of the year.
Our Top 10 Medical Blogs of 2018
Ways Part-time Physician Jobs Could Work for You
More and more practitioners are
looking for part-time physician jobs that provide different kinds of options.
And they are finding them. Could part-time work for you? A part-time position might help you
find more time with family, lower your stress and avoid physician burnout—or it
could provide a secondary income. It could even help you transition to another
stage in your career. See how some of your colleagues are making it work.
Future of Physician Assistant Practice Authority
Physician assistant roles and PA
scope of practice laws are constantly evolving, with variations from state to
state. Discover where progress is being made, current predictions for the PA
job market, and which factors are influencing this growing field.
States Most in Need of Dentists
Many areas of the country have a shortage of dentists, but some
states are more affected than others. See which states have the most underserved
populations (per HPSA designation), and where permanent and locum tenens
dentist jobs are in greatest demand.
5 Best Internal Medicine Apps
Among the hundreds of medical apps
available today, a select few consistently rank at the top of internists’ best
apps lists. Whether you are a general internist, gastroenterologist,
oncologist, infectious disease specialist or other internal medicine
specialist, check out these helpful apps for improving patient care and
streamlining your professional practice.
Leading Cause of Physician Burnout
What is behind the rising incidence
of physician burnout? From onerous business requirements to changes in the
doctor–patient relationship, one culprit stands out as the leading factor
behind job-related burnout. See what it is and how you can overcome the
the New Tax Law Affects Locum Tenens
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, signed in December 2017, has several
implications for locum tenens practitioners who work as independent
contractors. See what changes to expect for the 2018 and 2019 tax years.
Advanced Practice Nurses Happy with Their Jobs?
Advanced practice nurses have some of the highest rated careers,
including NP jobs and CRNA jobs. But are they happy? A recent survey reports on
nurse satisfaction among APRNs, including what they like and don’t like about
Pros and Cons of Working as a Nocturnist
There’s a strong demand among health systems for
nocturnists—those go-to hospitalists who work the night shift, usually
exclusively. Could this job be right for you? Consider these pros and cons
before your next job change.
Top Challenges Facing Physicians
Feeling stressed, overburdened or simply wishing you
had more time to spend with your patients? You’re not alone. Today’s physicians
are dealing with a number of obstacles and trials. Check out this overview of
some top challenges facing physicians in the current healthcare climate.
Questions to Ask Before Accepting a Locum Assignment
Not sure what to expect from your first (or next)
locum tenens assignment? Two senior recruiting consultants for Staff Care
answer some of your most pressing questions about locum tenens jobs and suggest
some specific questions you will want to get answered before accepting a
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