Many physicians choose to work only in hospitals instead of being based in an office. If you thrive on a busy hospital environment where no two days are alike, you may want to pursue a career as a hospitalist. If you want to explore a hospital job, consider a locum tenens physician job, which allows you to experience the hospital environment before committing to a full-time hospitalist job.
But there are several factors to keep in mind when seeking locum tenens physician jobs in hospitals:
Talk to a specialized physician staffing agency that knows the hospitals in your area and how they recruit physicians for locum tenens jobs.