Locum Tenens

How Does Locum Tenens Work?

NAVIGATE THE LOCUMS PROCESS WITH EASE

PRN Locums takes care of the trickiest details inlocum tenens physician placement. Our consultants specialize in your area of practice and are dedicated to tracking down the opportunities that best fit your needs and specifications. From there, our team will assist you every step of the way, from completing the application, to fulfilling licensing and credentialing requirements, to traveling to and from your locums assignment.

What Is LOCUM TENENS?

As well as ensuring more balanced coverage for patients, locums provide a wealth of benefits for providers, including supplementing income, flexible work schedules, and providing a more dynamic work environment to prevent burnout.

Why work locum tenens?

Locum tenens agencies serve as the bridge between providers and facilities. We ensure the best possible fit for each position and assist with complicated processes such as obtaining state licensing and credentialing while fulfilling unique facility needs.

REQUIREMENTS

WHAT ARE THE CREDENTIALING REQUIREMENTS FOR LOCUM TENENS?

Each facility has unique requirements. PRN Locums will help you meet them. Once you complete our online application and submit the required documents,our credentialing team will pre-fill your hospital privilege application wherever possible to save you time.

We’ll submit the application to the facility once it’s completed and signed, and serve as your liaison with the facility’s Medical Staff Office to expedite the process.

FAQ

COMMON QUESTIONS ABOUT LOCUMS

You can apply directly on the PRN Coverage website by clicking on “Quick Apply.” Your application will go directly to one of our specialized consultants and he or she will assist you with the completion of your full application.

Locum tenens providers work on a contract for a specified number of hours per week or per month for a pre-negotiated amount of pay per hour or per day. Twice a month, providers will record their hours and reimbursable expenses on an electronic timesheet, which is submitted to our accounting department. 

We have separate internal and external credentialing teams, and a representative will be assigned to you to help you navigate the process. We take the administrative burden off of you by guiding you through the process and taking on as much work as we can, so we can get you credentialed for your locums assignment as soon as possible. For more information on how the process works, see our guides on both internal and external credentialing.

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