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How to choose a Locum Tenens Assignment

Comphealth, the oldest and one of the largest locum tenens companies, just published my article, "How to choose a locum tenens assignment." In this piece, I discuss six key points that will help ensure you get the best locum tenens assignment:

1. Clarify your motivation (i.e., quick cash, career advancement, ongoing work)

2. Advantages of using a National Association of Locum Tenens Organization (NALTO) member agency

3. Dig deep into the job description to completely understand what you are signing up for

4. Get input from locums docs who have been there before

5. How to prepare

6. Attention to red flags (no one else wants the job...

For more information on locum tenens, please check out my book, "The Locum Life: A Physician's Guide to Locum Tenens."

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