What is Locum Tenens?

What is Locum Tenens?

What is Locum Tenens?

The definition of locum tenens, roughly translated from Latin, means “to hold a place.” Locum tenens physicians fill in for other physicians on a temporary basis for a range of a few days to up to six months or more. When a healthcare employer faces temporary staffing shortages due to vacancies, illness, or other causes, they hire locum tenens physicians and other part-time clinicians to fill those vacancies.

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What locum tenens means to physicians and advanced practitioners

Staff Care partners with every type of healthcare facility regardless of size and location to fill their staffing gaps. Working locum tenens gives you the ability to define your physician career at any stage, from resident and fellow, to seasoned professional, all the while enjoying an extensive list of benefits that make the locum lifestyle uncomplicated and rewarding.

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