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Busting the Top 4 Locum Tenens Myths [VIDEO]

Posted on: March 29, 2018

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What have you heard about locum tenens? If you’re a frequent reader of the Barton Blog, you’ve likely learned a lot about improved work-life balance, higher pay, and greater opportunity to help patients in rural and underserved areas. These are widely accepted perks of this unique career path — but locum tenens isn’t without its falsehoods. That’s why in our newest video, we decided to debunk some of the most common locum tenens myths!

For a reliable perspective, we went straight to the source. Barton Associates’ senior manager of sales and recruitment, Dave L., discusses myths surrounding the unpredictability of locum tenens, paperwork, your CV, and the reasons facilities use locums.

It’s time to separate fact from fiction. Check out the video!

Have you faced any of these myths in your career? Have they prevented you from pursuing locum tenens? We hope Dave’s insight helped reassure you and confirm your desire to go locum. You can help Barton continue this important conversation by sharing the video with your network of colleagues!

Want to learn more about locum tenens? Download our “Ultimate Guide to Going Locum” to get started, or take our quiz, “Is Locum Tenens Right for You?

Jess Huckins
About Jess Huckins

Jess Huckins was formerly the managing editor at Barton Associates’ Peabody, MA, headquarters. She joined Barton after nearly a decade of professional editing in the publishing, marketing, and healthcare fields, and she holds a master's degree in publishing and writing. 

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