Global Medical Staffing Blog

Why these 4 doctors love working international locum tenens

Some doctors describe international locums as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, others grab the kids and take them on a series of international jet-setting adventures, and still others embrace it as their new lifestyle. However doctors can fit it in, all of them call their international assignments amazing adventures. Here’s what four physicians love most about international […]

The 10 best podcasts and blogs for locums doctors

Podcasts are easy to listen to almost anywhere ‚Äî while commuting, while exercising, or even while doing household chores. The best podcasts are funny, inspiring, and knowledge-filled. With so many podcasts available, as well as so many great blogs, it can be hard to find the most beneficial and enjoyable ones, so we sorted through […]

Physicians from Global Medical Staffing make a difference in Haiti

This past November, Dr. Maria Chansky went on her fourth medical mission, this time to Haiti. The Haiti mission was made possible through a generous grant from the Making a Difference Foundation in partnership with International Medical Relief, enabling five physicians and several support staff members to travel to and within Haiti for eight days, giving of […]

New Year's resolutions for physicians

It's that time of the year for New Year's resolutions. Popular resolutions among physicians are to spend more time with family, work less, give back to the community, save more money and eat more healthfully. Luckily, locum tenens can help physicians achieve all these New Year's resolutions and more.

Mental health and doctors — what a recent survey shows

Physician burnout is high, making major headlines around the world, and suicide among physicians is two times that of the general population. Yet, even though more than half of physicians said in a recent study by locumstory.com that their workload has negatively hurt their mental health, only 17 percent have sought help. The locumstory.com study, which surveyed more than 3,700 physicians in nearly every specialty, work setting, and region of the country, did have positive news.

Just the two of us: Finding a recruiter that has your back

Aristotle once said, Friendship is essentially a partnership.” That can be said of Dr. Ronald Stiller and his physician reps at Global Medical Staffing. Kipp Robinson, domestic recruiter at Global Medical Staffing, recruited Dr. Stiller by pointing out that Global could pay a lot more than Dr. Stiller’s permanent position, allowing less work and more […]

6 benefits of using Global Medical Staffing to help with your rural staffing needs

Drawing qualified physicians to a rural community can be challenging. It takes time, effort, and resources. Helping you fill your staffing needs quickly with top doctors is just one benefit of turning to Global Medical Staffing. There are many reasons to use locums for help filling shortages – and the benefits are great. Some benefits include revenue, patients need care, providing care locally keeps money in the community, fill positions with top physicians who love rural communities, a locums can help in numerous situations and reduce burnout.

7 reasons to take a locums assignment during the holidays

Many physicians choose locums in parts of the world, while earning good money. Others schedule their locum tenens assignment down. Meanwhile, some physicians completely embrace the locums lifestyle full-time and create their own form of seasonal migration. We fill locum tenens shifts and longer-term assignments all throughout the year, but notice an increased demand for locum tenens physicians from November through January. This means that qualified physicians can pick up extra shifts and bank the money around the holiday season.