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Frequently Asked Questions
- Anesthesiologist, Radiologist, Hospitalist, ER doctors and trauma surgeons
- Nurse practitioners, nurses, and CRNAs
- Specialist doctors like OB/GYN, Pediatricians and podiatrists
- Family medicine providers
Yes, many providers work locum tenens part-time as a way to supplement their full-time employment when permitted by their employment contract. The beauty of locum tenens jobs is their flexibility. If you want to maintain a full-time position and work locum tenens on an as-needed basis, no problem. However, if you want to work locum tenens full-time, we have opportunities from months, to even a year or longer. Your choice.
No, our team of professionals will take care of all your travel arrangements and accommodations during your assignment. Just bring your amazing skills and get ready to work.
Yes, malpractice coverage is included when you are on assignment for Flex Health Solutions.
Our work week begins Sunday and ends on a Saturday. You will be paid directly from our payroll. We provide payment by direct deposit into your bank account every two weeks. You can access your payroll stubs online from your self-service account or from our payroll app.
Locum tenens physicians are independent contractors, which means they are responsible for providing their own benefits, such as medical, life, and disability insurance. Full-time locum tenens physicians often seek coverage through the public health exchange, or with the assistance of an insurance broker.
Locums are also responsible for their own retirement planning.
Standards and services differ in the industry, but a reputable, full-service locum tenens staffing agency will offer the following:
- Regular work assignments
- Appropriate matching of physician/clinician to assignment
- Paid malpractice insurance
- Paid travel to assignments
- Paid accommodations (free housing)
- Credentialing assistance
- Licensure assistance
- Assignment orientation