National Locum Tenens Week 2022

August 8-12, 2022 is celebrated as National Locum Tenens Week. It occurs in the second week of August month every year.

This week is dedicated to recognizing the services of locum tenens physicians across the U.S. At the same time, this is the right opportunity for locum recruiters to share their success stories as well.

ProLocums considers this week as the right opportunity to honor locum tenens providers and healthcare facilities across the nation in recognition of National Locum Tenens Week.

And this article aims to tease out some of the statistical facts about locum tenens and discuss the reasons why this job is right for you! So, let’s go through them one by one.

Physician Shortage Issue


Thus, there is an overwhelming demand for locum tenens physicians in every location across the U.S.


Did You Know?

A Rise in Telemedicine Use among Locum Tenens

47 percent of locum tenens reported that they use telemedicine services. The top 5 specializations include:


It is well evident that having expertise in telemedicine can help keep your skills and pay ahead of the curve!


Wondering Why Care Providers Choose Locum Tenens Assignments?


Fortunately, locums’ ability to travel can address this physician shortage issue while delivering timely care effectively. Do these locum tenens numbers surprise you? 

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