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How Much Revenue Does a PA Generate? [INFOGRAPHIC]

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#BecauseICan: Spend My Winters at the Beach

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UPDATED: Your Ultimate Guide to Locum Tenens Staffing [eBook]

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#LocumLife Reflections: Locum Tenens Week 2019

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2019 General Locum Survey

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Locum Tenens Week 2019: #WhyLocumTenens

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"Pre-Credentialing" for Onboarding Locums

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What Makes the Locum Tenens Experience Great for a Physician? Part 1

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UPDATED: Your Ultimate Guide to Going Locum [eBook]

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My Locum Tenens Story: Meet Dr. Sharokh M.

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    What Do You Mean I Have No Say?

    Being involved can mean as much, or as little as you want. As I have grown in my profession and advocacy efforts, I realized there are many things that require little time. You don’t need special circumstances to contribute. Just do it!...

    Kris Pyles-Sweet, PA Kris Pyles-Sweet, PA | July 25, 2019

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    Network Like a Natural

    Networking with other clinicians is an important component of your professional life. Connecting with other clinicians provides a path to developing both your clinical and professional resources....

    Renee Dahring, NP Renee Dahring, NP | July 23, 2019

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    Locum Tenens PCPs and the Doctor-Patient Relationship

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    Tayla Holman Tayla Holman | July 18, 2019

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    If you’re a physician, NP, PA, dentist or CRNA, you know how difficult a career in healthcare can be. Long hours, school loans, office politics and high patient loads are just a fraction of what you have to deal with. As a result, many healthcare professionals look to locum tenens as an option for t...

    Julie Shea Julie Shea | July 16, 2019

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    #LocumLife: The Urgent Care Adventures Continues

    It’s been one month since I’ve started my new locum tenens assignment in urgent care after working a primary care NP for several years. My transition from primary care to urgent care has been somewhat rocky, and I’ve definitely been continuously pushed out of my comfort zone....

    Nadia S., DNP, FNP-BC Nadia S., DNP, FNP-BC | July 11, 2019

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    Getting Out and About in a New City

    An obvious perk of being a locum tenens provider is going to new places and seeing new things. For many, knowing what is available for exploration and enjoyment is a part of deciding where you are going....

    Kurt Ullman, RN, BSPA, MHA Kurt Ullman, RN, BSPA, MHA | July 10, 2019

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    Searching for a Full-Time Provider? Here's Why You Should Use Locums in the Interim

    Some healthcare organizations – and patients – might be skeptical about using a locum tenens provider, but any fears should be laid to rest. Locum tenens doctors provide care that is comparable to that of non-locum tenens providers....

    Tayla Holman Tayla Holman | July 09, 2019

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    The Best Nurse Social Media Accounts to Follow

    Social media is especially convenient to help to stay up-to-date and keep in touch if you’re traveling as a locum provider, or to catch up during a break in your shift. But it can be hard to determine where to find the best nursing information and decide which ones you want to follow. Here are our t...

    Maureen Bonatch MSN, RN Maureen Bonatch MSN, RN | July 04, 2019

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    Family Time in North Dakota - Dr. Chris L.

    Dr. Chris L. is a board certified OB/GYN, locum tenens provider, and Barton Ambassador! For his most recent assignment, Dr. Chris left his home state of Oklahoma to take an assignment in North Dakota, and travels back and forth between the two states....

    Dr. Chris L., OBGYN Dr. Chris L., OBGYN | July 03, 2019

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    What to Look for in an IRF (Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility) Medical Director

    While searching for that perfect fit, you may want to "try before you buy" and enlist the help of a locum tenens agency to bring several short term candidates to your facility to see how they lead teams, garner respect, and care for patients....

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