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Locum Tenens Information for Providers

Why choose a locum tenens temporary assignment?

The Latin phrase “locum tenens” literally translates to “placeholder,” and today indicates temporary employment for physicians. Independently contracted Providers choose locum tenens careers for a variety of reasons.

  • Recent graduates can “test drive” practice settings or locations by working locums.

  • Experienced Providers can focus on patient care without concerns for reimbursement or facility politics.

  • Flexible scheduling is available for Providers nearing retirement to work as much or as little as desired.

  • Providers can create a full time schedule to support your lifestyle as well as student loan repayments.

  • Provides a reliable income stream based on the hours you work, not patient volume.

  • Less on-call duty compared to full-time employment.

Why work with 247 Healthcare Staffing locum tenens consulting?

Locum tenens work can be challenging and rewarding for many reasons. Each Provider has their own story and reason for working with 247 Healthcare Staffing, the most commonly cited benefits include:

  • Earn predictable income with the best pay rates for your specialty.

  • A variety of practice environments across the nation are available.

  • Part time, full time, long term or short term opportunities available.

  • Medical malpractice insurance provided for by 247 Healthcare Staffing.

  • We pay weekly through our direct deposit payroll services.

  • Our physician agreement/contract is non-exclusive; beware of others that aren’t.

  • On-call team members available 24/7/365.

Our services are completely FREE to you, the Provider. If you are experiencing a transitional period in your career, We can help make the journey profitable while offering a variety of experiences and opportunities along the way. If you are looking for moon-lighting opportunities to supplement your income, we can provide that type of work. Seeking a permanent placement? We can assist you, since many of our Locum Tenens opportunities are actually facilities searching for, and waiting for, the right candidate like you.

The Providers we place in Locum Tenens assignments require:



  • Eligibility to work in the USA.

  • One license with good standing in at least one state within the USA.


  • An active registration with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).


  • Ability and desire to complete 247 Healthcare Staffing’s application and credentialing process for either locum tenens or permanent placement.


Our client facilities include the world’s best of the best.

The types of facilities to which we provide services include, but are not limited to: hospitals, urgent care centers, emergency centers, single specialty group practices, multi-specialty group practices, private physician offices, family practice groups, pediatric clinics, occupational health clinics, community clinics, telemedicine companies, and long term post-acute care facilities.

Personalized service and a free consultation with 247 Healthcare Staffing.

Please call the team at 247 Healthcare Staffing about eligibility, licenses and the application process. We will provide consultation service so you will know what to expect before you start. All of our services are free to you, the healthcare Provider.