Anesthesia Care Team Model
M-F and weekends
10s , 12s, 16’s, 24’s
In-house Trauma Call
General, Trauma, GI, Acute Pain Service, Vascular, Spine Direction or Personally Performing
M- F, and weekends
10s , 12s, 16’s, 24’s
In-house and Beeper Trauma Call
Backup starting at 7p on weekdays and 5p on weekends
General, Trauma, GI, Acute Pain Service, Vascular, Spine Medically
Not all providers are required to take call
Credentialing: 30-45 days ; Temps are possible
6-8 weeks for an Arizona license
Will start the credentialing process simultaneously while licensing
Please email your CV for immediate consideration to:
Nicci Attaway| Recruiting Team Lead | ECHO Locum Tenens, a division of Sound Physicians | 1301 Solana Blvd. Bldg 2, Suite 2200, Westlake, TX 76262 M: 817-528-9807; Nattaway@echolcoum.com
Echo Locum Tenens is a division of Sound Physicians, a physician-owned hospitalist group focused on quality patient care, with a strong reputation for keeping our physicians satisfied and motivated with a supportive environment and manageable workload. Being an independent contractor affords you the flexibility and freedom to work as much or as little as you want. By working through our temporary staffing division, Echo Locum Tenens, you’ll have the most direct connection to the Sound team and schedule.
- All CRNAs practice independently
- No heads or hearts
- Endo, General, ENT, Urology, Spine, Ortho, Peds, OBGYN
- 6 OR’s; only 3 running at a time; 3 endo suites, and one L&D OR
- L&D is low volume with 290 births per year
- 1st and 2nd call is one in five. All Call is from home. 2nd call call-back is very rare. Post-call covers emergency call from home with rare call-back.
- Rotation call: post-call, 1, 2, 2nd call, 1st call
- 2nd call: 3p-9p; available for emergencies if 1st call is in a room
- 1st call: 9p-6:30a; emergent cases only from 9p-6:30a
- Post-call took 1st call the prior night. Post call comes in from 11a-1p for lunch breaks, or to stabilize incoming ER level 1 traumas
- Weekend call is 1:5, Sat/Sun, only required to be there those weekends
- Credentialing time frame: 4 weeks with a NM lic, CSR and DEA; 10-12 weeks without; temp privs are available
Jacob Gibson | Recruiting Consultant| ECHO Locum Tenens, a division of Sound Physicians | M: 949-235-9786 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Working locum tenens is a popular choice for many providers. Some choose to pursue locum tenens placements full time, while others do it in addition to their permanent positions.
Considering locum tenens? Here’s a few things to note before you commit.
Throughout our many years providing internim staffing services, we’ve heard many assumptions and misconceptions about locum tenens. We’d like to clear up some of those ideas today.
There are many benefits to working as a locum tenens physician. First and foremost, you have control over the amount of shifts you take on and the location of where to work. Not only do you get the unique opportunity to test out different practice settings, additionally you can explore different parts of the country.
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With many different locum tenens organizations to choose from, the process can be extremely daunting when selecting which is the best fit for you. And, often confusing if you’re new to working as a locum tenens physician. One of the biggest learning curves is how to get from your destination to the hospital where you will be working.