Locum Tenens Family Practice Physicians
Family practice physicians and advanced practitioners are in demand more than ever before, thanks to the country’s growing number of insured patients and a greater emphasis on preventive care and cost management. This growing demand is also fueling growth in the number of locum tenens family practice jobs.
A snapshot of family practice physicians in the United States:
- 86,086 family practice physicians currently work in patient care1
- 61% are male; 39% female1
- 21% are working in a medical group1
- 38% are 55 or older1
- Their average annual starting salary is $185,0002
Locum Tenens Family Practice Physician Jobs and Advanced Practitioner Jobs
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What is driving the use of locum tenens physicians, NPs and PAs? The physician shortage is a major factor, according to the 2013 Survey of Temporary Physician Staffing Trends by Staff Care. Fifty-seven percent (57%) of healthcare employers use temporary physicians to maintain services while they seek to fill open permanent positions. Download the full survey to learn more.
Additional data sources: 1American Medical Association Master File, 2Merritt Hawkins’ 2013 Review of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiting Incentives.