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One of the many benefits of locum tenens work is that it affords you the opportunity to travel the world, learning new skills and sharing your abilities with people all over. At MD Staff Pointe, we take pride in helping talented locum tenens physicians find their dream positions at hospitals and health centers. We invite… Read more »

Networking is a crucial step for most members of the working world, but it’s particularly essential for women, who have historically been overlooked for job opportunities and promotions. At MD Staff Pointe, we are passionate about helping all job seekers find their dream positions. Here are five tips to help female job seekers improve their… Read more »

It’s not enough to preach safe practices from the top down. If you want to create a safer company, the people at the top need to model that behavior to employees through their everyday actions and take additional steps to implement change. Here are some of MD Staff Pointe’s tips for building a safer healthcare… Read more »

Congratulations – you landed an interview for the locum tenens job of your dreams! Before you can depart for that hospital in Hawaii or medical center in Miami, you need to impress the hiring manager. Here are some questions to expect when interviewing for a locum tenens job. How does this fit into your current… Read more »

Mild weather. Beautiful ocean views. The Space Needle. These are just a few of the reasons that Seattle is one of the most desirable cities in the country among residents and tourists alike. If you’re seeking out locum tenens opportunities in the Northwest, don’t overlook positions in Seattle. Here are just a few of the… Read more »

It’s no secret that locum tenens physicians are in high demand. While you can likely find job opportunities on your own, the fact is acting as your own recruiter eats up valuable time when you could be working and making money. Moreover, doctors who don’t utilize recruiters might find themselves missing out on the best… Read more »

Hiring locum tenens means the opportunity to hit the ground running. After all, these doctors are experienced professionals who excel at taking on new roles and handling stress. Still, you can’t skip the onboarding process entirely if you want your new hires to be successful. The fact is that locum tenens workers are coming in… Read more »

If you currently live in one of the 18 states that falls under the new Interstate Medical Licensure Compact, you might be wondering if this option is right for you. MD Staff Pointe assessed the agreement to determine whether or not it could benefit our client physicians. Here’s what we uncovered: Understanding the Compact An… Read more »

A strange phenomenon is occurring in the healthcare industry. Around the country, nurses are calling in sick or leaving their jobs for other positions. The question healthcare facilities are asking is ‘why?’ While some nurses might just be seeking greener pastures, others are abandoning their workplaces due to verbal abuse on behalf of their fellow… Read more »

Just because you’re working as a locum tenens doesn’t mean you need to take out a private insurance policy for malpractice. In fact, many locum tenens recruiters provide coverage that can meet your needs. Learn more about the policy options for locum tenens physicians, along with tips for understanding your coverage. Understanding Occurrence vs. Claims… Read more »