When translated from Latin, locum tenens roughly means “one holding a place.” Today, this term can easily be described as someone who is employed in a temporary position or as an independent contractor.

With Echo Locum Tenens, you will be able to see the country through a variety of clinical and community settings, while gaining valuable experience in the process. Not to mention, it’s a great way to supplement your income or make a change in your lifestyle that allows for more freedom and flexibility.

The benefits of being an Echo Locum Tenens provider:

  • Freedom to choose what assignments to cover
  • Competitive pay with related travel and lodging provided for most assignments
  • Malpractice insurance with tail coverage
  • Full-service support staff, including credentialing, logistics, payroll and licensing assistance

Being a locum tenens provider can be rewarding at any stage of your career.

Residents and Fellows

Making an early career decision? Many residents and fellows opt for locum tenens as a way to get a feel for what practicing hospital medicine is like outside of residency and fellowship. It allows you to “test drive” a position prior to entering into a long-term employment agreement.

Locum tenens can be the perfect option to fill your gap year between residency and fellowship. During your gap year, you will have the opportunity to work with high-performing teams of hospitalists who are on the leading edge of driving performance in hospital medicine.

Mid-Career Physicians

Thinking about a change? Explore opportunities in different geographic areas and practice settings prior to making long-term commitments. The role of a locum tenens hospitalist offers a unique opportunity to make the right career decision for you and your family.

Primary Care and Outpatient Physicians

We offer practice opportunities in outpatient medicine, internal medicine, family medicine, pediatric medicine, occupational medicine, and urgent care settings.

Late-Career Physicians

Not quite ready to retire? Locum tenens offers experienced physicians an opportunity to work when and where they desire. Utilize your skills to focus 100% on patient care without being burdened with business responsibilities, facility politics and reimbursement.

Get started today!

Regardless of where you are in your career, Echo Locum Tenens makes the process easy to find the opportunities that best meet your needs. Visit our careers page to browse open opportunities.