Shifting Gears Through Locum Tenens
A doctor who retired too early from her practice, an administrator who wanted to return to clinical care, and a general practitioner seeking his first position in a specialty – these are among the many U.S. physicians who have been able to shift gears successfully through locum tenens.
Temporary employment as a locum tenens physician can be an important step forward along a new career path – or a return to a traditional practice area. With the full-service support of a dedicated healthcare staffing firm like All Medical Locum Tenens, locum tenens physicians can succeed in making an important change in their lives.
Of course, locum tenens employment offers many advantages to physicians who enjoy their current practice, but need to relocate. Even physicians who want to stay in their local communities can take advantage of the flexibility and autonomy offered by a locum tenens career path. For instance, a new mother might want to practice only 20 hours a week, but find it difficult in her full-time practice. A partner in a small group might decide to strike out on his own for any number of reasons.
To summarize, a locum tenens physician can choose from a wide array of career options and work environments throughout the country. That can mean exposure to new practice areas, physician groups and healthcare systems, providing new opportunities to advance a career. In addition, many locum tenens physicians enjoy the opportunity to diagnose and treat different types of cases and patient populations.
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