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Echo Locum Tenens’ State Spotlight | 10 Things to Do in California

There are many benefits to becoming a locum tenens. As a locum tenens, you have control over the amount of shifts you take, you can test out new practice settings, and have the unique opportunity to see the country. If you’re thinking about becoming a locum tenens then you probably want to know what you… Read more »

10 Tips for Getting the Most of Mentoring

The Center for Creative Leadership identifies “people” as a resource contributing to 30% of individual learning and growth. Mentors usually are seen as “wise guides,” those who can challenge, encourage and help you walk through learning situations with thought-provoking questions. They share their experiences and provide a safe space to learn.  Mentors have the ability… Read more »

6 Books Every locum tenens Should Read

Whether you realize it or not, as a physician you’re seen as a leader in the hospital and in your community. Patients, their families and medical staff look up to you. Even though you may not think of yourself as a physician leader, you are in other’s eyes. In medical school you likely had very… Read more »

Why locum tenens?

Providers choose to work locum tenens for a variety of reasons, including, but not limited to: Supplemental Income Locum tenens is a great way to earn a supplemental income. Control the amount of shifts you do, there’s no minimum number. Change of Lifestyle Being a locum tenens physician gives you the unique opportunity to see… Read more »

3 Tips to Help Locum Tenens Providers Build Capacity in the New Year

The new year is the perfect time for reflection and self-improvement. But being a locum tenens physician can make this quite difficult, especially during the busy winter months. Before you commit to any resolutions or self-improvement projects it’s important to identify priorities and make time for the things that matter most. Below are 3 helpful… Read more »

Patient Experience for Locum Tenens Providers – “Living Room Language”

As a clinician it’s important to remember that most patients don’t understand clinical terminology. That’s why it’s helpful to use “living room language”. This is everyday language that can be understood by adults at most any age or literacy level. Using this kind of language in a clinical setting can be challenging, so it’s no… Read more »

6 Travel Tips Every Echo Locum Tenens Should Know

1. Security Lines Don’t check the length of the line, instead look at how fast the security agent is working. Ever stand in a short line at the grocery store and end up waiting twice as long as everyone else because the cashier is so slow? Well, it’s the same concept here.     2…. Read more »

Give back this holiday season! Volunteer opportunities for Locum Tenens physicians

As a Locum Tenens physician, you have the opportunity to touch many lives and communities throughout the country. This holiday season we challenge all of our Echo Locum Tenens physicians to volunteer, whether you’re traveling or staying home for the holidays. There is a wide range of opportunities that fit all interest and hobbies. Need… Read more »

Why You Should Work Locum Tenens

Working locum tenens can be a great addition or supplement to a traditional career in healthcare. Whether you’re just starting a career in medicine or are approaching retirement, being a locum tenens provider can be rewarding at any stage of your career. Do you:  Want to earn extra money in addition to your full-time position? Like having… Read more »