Do locum tenens specialists get benefits?
Locum tenens specialists are considered independent contractors and are paid as such. Therefore, they do not receive benefits. Therefore, you are responsible for withholding and paying their own taxes; however, Medical Malpractice, Travel and Lodging are frequently covered costs.
What about lifestyle benefits?
Locum tenens specialists focus on the clinical work, while we handle the administrative duties. You’ll enjoy flexible scheduling, maximized earning potential, and sometimes travel. For example, some people prefer a two-weeks-on, two-weeks-off work schedule.
What environments can I expect to work in?
Our locum tenens specialists work in hospitals, urgent care centers, multi-specialty groups, surgical centers, and private practices. If patients are there, our providers will work there.