Locum Tenens Hospitalists

The need for hospitalists has increased in both demand and popularity in recent years, according to the Society for Hospital Medicine. In turn, this growth is driving an increase in the number of locum tenens hospitalist jobs that need to be filled.

Current industry data on hospitalists in the United States:

  • 19,030 hospitalists currently work in patient care1
  • 64% are male; 36% female1
  • 34% are working in a medical group1
  • 40% are 55 or older1
  • The average annual starting salary for hospitalists is $227,0002

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Today’s hospitals use locum tenens as part of their “multi-layered” staffing plans. Healthcare staffing plans often include employed physicians, part-time physicians, remote physicians, and both permanent and locum tenens hospitalists. For more information, download Staff Care’s white paper, Trend – The Growing Use of Locum Tenens Providers as a Supplement to Permanent Medical Staff.

Other data sources: 1American Medical Association Master File, 2Merritt Hawkins’ 2013 Review of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiting Incentives.

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