What is Locum Tenens?
Locum tenens is a Latin phrase that means “to hold the place of, to substitute for.”
Simply put, locum tenens is a practice of using temporary physicians and advanced practitioners to fill the staffing needs of a facility.
MDstaffers offers a full-service locum tenens experience to our clients which includes assisting in credentialing and onboarding, conducting weekly payroll, $1MM/$5MM malpractice insurance, and more. Our locum providers are an extension of your existing staff. Whether your need be last minute due to an emergency, planned leave, or simply due to the growth of your organization, we can provide the right physicians and advanced practitioners for your organization. Our ever-growing team is comprised of every specialty and sub-specialty, meaning locum tenens providers can deliver the coverage you need in all 50 states.
If you are anticipating an upcoming locum tenens need, please contact MDstaffers at (866) 90-STAFF.
Experienced. Our locum tenens physicians and advance practitioners are all thoroughly vetted to ensure they have exceptional qualifications and are the right fit for your organization. Our recruiting and client services teams work seamlessly with our in-house Chief Medical Officer who can provide guidance in clinical situations.
Efficient. Because of our large staff of board-certified medical practitioners, we can quickly assist organizations with their need for physicians and advanced practitioners. Our credentialing and onboarding team works with internal medical staff offices to streamline credentialing by collecting information upfront, pre-filling documents, and more. We use paperless technology to ensure documents are filled and returned with lightning speed.
Practical. MDstaffers assists in all aspects of planning and scheduling to ensure our client-organizations reach and maintain their desired staffing levels. Hourly rates vary by specialty and have been previously negotiated with our providers to ensure you receive the best service at the most competitive rates.