Category - Provider Stories

VIDEO: Locum Tenens Work Offers Flexibility for Serving Medical Missions

February 27th, 2015

When Dr. Samuel Williams, a general and vascular surgeon, retired more than a decade ago, he discovered that locum tenens work allowed him to keep practicing medicine in the U.S. and serving medical missions abroad.

Using Travel PT Assignments to Escape Winter Weather

February 25th, 2015

Sometimes you just need a break from winter. On her latest traveling PT assignment, Stacy traded the East Coast snow for some Arizona sun. After taking her first traveling assignment in 2008, she’s now spent more than five of the last 10 years taking temporary physical therapy jobs across the U.S.

Traveling Speech Language Pathologist Assignments: Stability Meets Flexibility

December 29th, 2014

Jenny thought she’d found her forever job as a speech language pathologist at a hospital — until a larger corporation purchased the hospital and began making changes. “The job lost its focus on patient care,” she recalls. “I loved meeting new people and really enjoyed helping them during stressful times.”

Beyond Medicine: Locum Tenens Physicians Who Serve Others

December 15th, 2014

Most locum tenens physicians aren’t just in it for the money. Many spend their time outside of work giving back to those in need. Here are a few stories of physicians who are making a difference in their communities and around the world.

My Locum Tenens Experience: Using Locum Tenens to Create More Family Time

December 8th, 2014

Dr. Passalaris knew her oncology job was taking a toll on her relationships with her husband and two daughters. Read how her decision to work locum tenens assignments allowed her more flexibility and time with her family.