Locum Tenens Offers Financial Advantages

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What are some advantages of locum tenens opportunities?

Locum Tenens Offers Financial Advantages

In many medical specialties, but especially those with high malpractice insurance, locum tenens jobs can work to your financial advantage. For example, an anesthesiologist may make close to $400,000 a year, but he may pay more than $25,000 in medical liability insurance, depending on the type and location of his practice, according to data from the American Medical Association.

But an anesthesiology locum tenens may be a way to help anesthesiologists get a foothold on finances, especially young doctors who are facing medical school loans. Talk to a specialized physician staffing agency about anesthesiology locum tenens options. There are several ways you can benefit from being a locum tenens physician. The organization where you'll do your locum pays for the medical liability insurance. Another bonus—especially if you are just starting in your career—is that a locum tenens job is a convenient way to check out a practice setting or a geographic area before making a long-term commitment.



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