Alluriam Chief Medical Officer Dr. Sundeep Ram travels to medically under-served areas, which is needed now more than ever due to the coronavirus pandemic. In Locum Leaders, he provides doctors tips on becoming a locum tenens physician.
Locum tenens work consists of a physician working temporarily in another clinic or hospital. That practice may be in the physician’s hometown or even in another state. Today, thousands of physicians, CRNAs, PAs, NPs and psychologists work with locum tenens companies that provide physician staffing services for hospitals, outpatient medical centers, government and military facilities, group practices, community health centers and correctional facilities.
Read Locum Leader’s article, “Why You Need Proactive Licensing for Locum Travel,” to see Dr. Ram’s advice to anyone considering the locum life.