Have More Career Control With A Locum Tenens Job

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Have More Career Control With A Locum Tenens Job

Some of the best physician jobs are locum tenens jobs. One of the many advantages of part-time or locum tenens work is the greater degree of control you'll have. You can avoid the pressures associated with a full-time practice and still stay active in your chosen physician career.

In a locum tenens job, you will have more control over:

  • Your time: Many physicians opt for locum tenens work if they are at a point in their careers when they want fewer and more flexible hours, if they have small children at home, for example.
  • Your duties: In a locum tenens position, you get to spend more time with patients and less time on paperwork and office politics.
  • Your career path: You can use a locum, such as an internal medicine locum tenens, as a chance to test drive a position in a particular practice or hospital before committing to a permanent job, or you can seek specific settings in which to hone particular skills.



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