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Locum Tenens is a term used to describe a temporary job for a physician.  In the late 1970’s the concept of Locum Tenens physicians working temporary positions in rural areas was first introduced to the medical community.  Since that time, it has become an important part of the physician recruitment process.  Typically, Locum Tenens positions last from one day to one year.  Most commonly, the assignments last several weeks.  Several Locum Tenens positions also offer doctors an opportunity to turn their temporary position into full time employment.


Physicians can work at a Locum Tenens assignment at any stage in their career.  A Locum Tenens assignment allows graduating doctors an opportunity to experience several different work settings to help in choosing a permanent job.  Locum Tenens positions also offer more experienced doctors an opportunity for a change or additional income.  For doctors considering part-time work or retirement, Locum Tenens offers an opportunity for travel and a reduced workload.


Additionally, a Locum Tenens position offers doctors the following benefits:

  • Allowing doctors to experience several different work environments.
  • Giving doctors expanded networking opportunities across the country
  • Allowing doctors the opportunity to create a flexible schedule.
  • Creating an opportunity for doctors to have time between assignments to pursue  personal or humanitarian interests.
  • Paid travel expenses
  • Paid housing expenses
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Help with the licensure process


Please contact us today and we can refer you to a physician recruitment firm that handles Locum Tenens positions! Whether you’re looking for family practice jobs Florida or physician employment in Ohio, we can help!

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