Frequently Asked Questions
Does your facility need Locum Tenens Services?
Using Locum Tenens staffing services assures you that you will be able to maintain revenue, reduce stress of overworked staff, ensures continuity of care and evaluate locum’s to permanent candidates. In addition to providing our clients with experienced providers and competitive rates, we are committed to superlative service and complete client satisfaction.
Why should I use a locum tenens Physician or Provider?
By using a locum tenens physician or provider, your organization can provide continuity of care for your patients during an illness, vacation, leave, unexpected absence or increased patient volume while you are seeking to hire a permanent physician or provider.
How does locum tenens work?
First, We will discuss your needs and customize a search to find a physician or provider contractor for your practice. We will send you an agreement that defines our services and the hourly rate. We will then contact physician or provider to discuss your opportunity in detail. When a candidate expresses interest and matches your criteria, we will send you a CV and other pertinent information for review. While the contractor is working in your practice, they are required to complete a weekly timesheet that must be signed by a representative of your practice and sent to us every Monday morning of the following week. Your practice will receive an invoice weekly.
What is the average duration of a locum tenens assignment:
Our average locum tenens assignment ranges from 8-26 weeks. Our locum tenens physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants are flexible, reliable and dedicated to help keep your practice running smoothly.
Is professional liability insurance provided?
Our locum tenens physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants are offered coverage under our “A” rated professional liability policy.
How much do you charge for locum tenens coverage?
Depending upon the specialty and location, we can assist you in negotiating a very reasonable hourly rate. The rate covers the physician or provider contractor’s professional fees, professional liability insurance, lodging and travel related expenses.
How can I get started?
It is a very easy process. Simply call us at 877-490-5260 and an experienced recruitment specialist will be ready to assist you.