Why New Zealand keeps calling one doctor back again and again

Radiologist Dr. Greg Kapala has worked in various locations throughout his long career, including for various private practices in the Midwest. Since 2008, he has taken numerous three-month and six-month international locum tenens stints in New Zealand, in addition to doing contract work for the VA. “I really like traveling,” Dr. Kapala explains. “I love […]

Celebrate National Locum Tenens Week Aug. 13 -17

It’s National Locum Tenens Week! And we couldn’t be more excited to have this opportunity to thank our physicians for all they do to provide quality medical care to patients throughout the world. Although locum tenens plays a vital role in our healthcare system, many still don’t know what it is. In Latin, locum tenens […]

Physician chooses Australian locum tenens assignment for the medical experience and the adventure

After Dr. Mike Spertus finished his post-residency fellowship, he applied for an international locum tenens position and is now about halfway through that assignment in Perth, Australia. He’s thrilled to be there, he says, and loves many things about the job, including: the flexibility, the clinical experiences, the travel opportunities, and the work/life balance. You […]

Top 5 U.S. states to work locum tenens jobs

Explore the country, contributing your valuable medical skills where they’re most needed — while earning good money. That’s all possible with locum tenens. Right now, we have openings all across the U.S. Some physicians choose to do locum tenens full-time, in order to gain work/life balance, spend time with family, and choose their own hours. […]

9 reasons to work locum tenens after residency

After long hours with low pay and years of education and training, you’ve finished your residency. Hurray! It’s a momentous occasion. At this point, many doctors take a long-term position, but some opt to go with a locum tenens assignment instead. Locum tenens allows new physicians the chance to explore, travel, gain additional experience, make […]