Locum Tenens

WHY WORK LOCUM TENENS?

SHORT-TERM HELP & LONG-TERM EXPERIENCES

Locum tenens opportunities have incredible benefitsfor providers, facilities, and patients. Locums positions ensure that facilities have the coverage they need to provide optimumpatient care. The benefits of locum tenens for providers include additional income, added work-life balance, and the ability to expand horizons and skill sets.

SUPPLEMENTING INCOME

Depending on the assignment, locums work can come with significant financial rewards.

EXPANDED SKILL SET

Locums providers have a chance to encounter new challenges and enhance their CVs.

FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE

Choose assignments to fit your specific scheduling needs, and work when you want to.

DIFFERENT SETTINGS

PRN Locums provides assignments at a variety of practice settings in all 50 states.

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.

HOW DOES LOCUM TENENS WORK?

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.

WHY DO

LOCUMS GET PAID MORE?

With greater demand comes better compensation. Some experienced locum tenens providers earn more per hour than their permanent practice counterpartsin specialties that are particularly difficult to fill.

Locums providers also earn a per diem salary, as well as additional compensation for overtime, on-call, and weekend work.

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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