As a physician, working locum tenens in Canada will give you a first-hand look at their healthcare system and allow you to live like a local.
An honest, transparent look at physician pay in other countries, as well as why so many doctors take an assignment in locations around the world.
If you’re a physician who wants more control over your life and a better work/life balance, consider locum tenens with its greater schedule flexibility.
Locum tenens physicians must meet specific reference requirements. Building your network will help make credentialing go as smoothly as possible.
Live like a local while working as a locum tenens physician in the UK. Here’s everything you need to know about working locums in the United Kingdom.
Infectious disease physician Dr. Dalilah Restrepo shares how she rediscovered her love of medicine with an international locum tenens assignment in New Zealand.
What makes one staffing agency different from the others? At Global Medical Staffing, it starts with the people. But it doesn’t end there.
Family medicine physician Dr. T recently took her first locums assignment to Hawaii, and she is thrilled with how the adventure has enriched her life. She chose locums in order to travel and to experience different cultures — and Hawaii, a melting pot of culture, is the perfect place for both. Discovering the island lifestyle Hawaii […]
Want to go somewhere where you’re always near a beach, the sights are stunning, the people are friendly, and where you’re bound to find adventure? Make sure to add New Zealand to your bucket list of locums destinations. The need for locums The Guardian says that New Zealand relies heavily on doctors from other countries […]
Back in 1958 Dr. William (Wim) LeMaire went to Africa on his first overseas medical adventure right after his medical training. That job forever lit a passion for international adventures where he could practice medicine and live like a local for months or years at a time. In addition to Africa, over the years, he […]
At Global Medical, we appreciate our locums doctors for many reasons, but most of all because they are truly amazing people who also happen to be excellent physicians. Our physicians continue to wow us! Here are the top six reasons why we appreciate our doctors. 1. They are dedicated to their patients — no matter […]
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 […]
Many healthcare providers are turning to locum tenens, with more than 75 percent of hospitals using locums, according to the National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations. A few of the reasons so many healthcare organizations turn to locums include: Staff shortages in healthcare, expected to grow to a physician shortage of 46,000-90,000 physicians by 2025, […]
Dr. Cheri McCue has always loved traveling. Still, she didn’t expect to one day get on a plane and end up living in Guam for several months. “I thought: How did I get here? Did I just travel 22 hours,” she recalls, laughing. Her locum tenens assignment, planned for three months but extended by mutual […]
There’s a lot to consider before packing up and moving overseas for a year. In the Q&A below, child & adolescent psychiatrist Dr. Jason Lambrese shares how he made a one-year locums assignment in New Zealand work for him and his husband as well as how happy he is that he could make this experience […]