Two veteran locums physicians share their thoughts and recommendations on how to get started in locum tenens.
Author - Jen Hunter
Jen Hunter has been a marketing writer for over 20 years. She enjoys telling the stories of healthcare providers and sharing new, relevant, and the most up-to-date information on the healthcare front. Jen lives in Salt Lake City, UT, with her husband, two kids, and their geriatric black Lab. She enjoys all things outdoors-y, but most of all she loves rock climbing in the Wasatch mountains.
Family medicine physician Dr. Keith Anclam turned to locums as a way to stay active in medicine while still enjoying all the advantages of retirement.
if you’re thinking about becoming a full-time locum tenens physician, it’s important to make plans to get the insurance coverage you need.
Interventional cardiologist Dr. Joseph Wiedermann never expect to leave his practice in New Jersey to do locum tenens in Guam, but he has no regrets.
Dr. Steven Garman enjoys the flexibility locum tenens gives him in retirement. He describes it as the ‘best way to practice medicine in the United States.’
After working in a multi-physician private practice group for 10 years, Dr. Chansky decided to try international locum tenens and see the world.
If you’re serious about locum tenens as a career option, taking the time get licensed in the states where you want to work is worth the investment.
Long, cold winters prompted nurse practitioner Renee Watson to try locum tenens. The flexible schedule allowed her to work where and when she wanted.
Although he was formally retired, one internal medicine physician decided he wanted to continue practicing medicine after retirement.
Working locum tenens part-time on the side is a good fit for PA Stacy Hicks. He’s built friendships, experienced new locations, and learned new techniques.