Locums Good Option for Final-Year Residents

Locums Good Option for Final-Year Residents

With physicians in high demand and opportunities abound, many residents want to find the right job to begin their new career. Some of their top concerns about finding their first job are:

  • Earning a good income
  • Educational debt
  • Availability of free time
  • Insufficient practice management knowledge

Because of this, final-year residents are choosing to do locums for their first job which addresses their top concerns.

In our recent blog 7 Benefits of Becoming a Locum Tenens Provider we listed some of the benefits of becoming a locum tenens provider. Some of those include:

  • Access to better pay and can be a way to supplement your income while working a permanent job.
  • Improved work/life balance and flexibility in your work schedule.
  • Diverse work settings and opportunities to find out what you like or don’t like.
  • The chance to travel to new places and meet new people.

In addition to these awesome benefits, final-year residents get access to various opportunities for mentorship as well. 38% of residents feel unprepared to face the business side of their practice. Locums offer residents the chance to explore different opportunities to work with different people and learn first-hand how different practices are run. It also allows residents to work with different staff, peers, and understand different office politics without committing to a permanent job.

MD Staff Pointe specializes in hospital-based locums and is a strong source for those looking for locums for their first job. Whether it is your first time or if you’re looking for a change we can help.

Check out the link below for current opportunities!

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Go to our FAQ’s for more information on becoming a locum tenens provider with MD Staff Pointe.



7 Benefits of Becoming a Locum Tenens Provider

There are so many benefits of becoming a locum tenens provider. Whether you are a recent graduate, recently retired, or anyone in between, you can benefit greatly from locum opportunities. Read on to see why many providers are making the switch.

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Recent studies have shown that Locum Tenens physician can earn up to 50% more. This can be a great benefit to those looking to pay off student loans, retired physicians looking to earn some income while they slow down, or those simply wishing to supplement their current income.

Flexibility – Work/Life Balance

Locum Tenens physicians can choose to work as much or as little as they want to provide themselves the flexibility for their desired lifestyle all while preventing burnout.

New Work Settings

Locum Tenens physicians are exposed to various environments and hospital systems. This provides a plethora of new situations and opportunities to expand your career.

Personal Fulfillment

In addition to helping hospitals and communities that are in need of quality care, you will have opportunities to meet new people and patients.

Try Out Your New Career

For those who are just finishing their residencies and do not know what kind of work they want to do or where they want to live doing Locum Tenens can help you make better decisions.

The Chance to Travel to New Places

Locum Tenens work is available nationwide and provides access to those wishing to travel from the West Coast to the East Coast.

More Employment Opportunities

The Healthcare staffing industry and the need for locum tenens providers is on the rise. 90% of healthcare facilities use locum tenens providers and with an anticipated shortfall of 150,000 doctors in the next 10-15 years, the demand for coverage is only going to increase. This will open up even more opportunities nationwide to travel and explore. At MD Staff Pointe malpractice, travel, and credentialing are taken care of on your behalf! So why wait? 

For current job and travel opportunities go to https://jobs.mdstaffpointe.com/

For more information about becoming a Locum Tenens provider with MD Staff Pointe go to https://www.mdstaffpointe.com/faqs/

Source: NALTO