Providers choose to work locum tenens for a variety of reasons, including, but not limited to:
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 the country.
New Practice Settings
Test drive hospitals and network to see where you might want to stay permanently.
Waiting to Start a Fellowship
Locum tenens is a great way to spend your time before you start your fellowship.
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