A career in locum tenens attracts a diverse group of healthcare professionals interested in the many benefits the locum lifestyle can bring. Some locums are new graduates looking to gain wide-ranging experience in different clinical settings. Others are drawn to locum tenens work because it means they can create a flexible schedule practicing medicine when and where they choose. Finally, many pick a career in locum tenens because they can earn more money than they would in a traditional role.
While there is no single reason our physicians, NPs, PAs, dentists, and CRNAs choose to go locum, there are many common threads.