Predictions for 2018 Locum Tenens

Featured in Physicians Practice, January 02, 2018  By Mike Gianas Contrary to the everyday ‘breaking news’ cycle, there are positive stories to share from this year, including in healthcare staffing. Maybe it isn’t as much about the crisis that we always face, as it is how we respond to be part of the solution. There’s something

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Physician Burnout

Physician burnout is a real and growing problem. As healthcare providers begin 2018, instead of just focusing on physical health resolutions like eating healthier or working out more, many of their colleagues suggest focusing on improving mental health, specifically reducing stress in the workplace. LocumTenens.com recently surveyed physicians and advanced practitioners for their opinions on

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Tax advantages of being a Locums Physician

SMART is partners with Meridian Physician Solutions (http://mpsmd.com/), a financial planning and life guide to finances investment company.  Even before that partnership with Meridian we have always been champions for physicians to be independent contractors or locum tenens physicians. As a locums physician you enjoy the freedom of picking when you want to work and

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Why Radiology as a Specialty is Hot Again

In my last blog post I informed readers that the radiology physician marketplace is on the rise.  More and more groups and practices are seeking the need to fill open positions.  The ACR alone has increased job posting traffic this year by over 25% in many states.  We at SMART Physician Recruiting are seeing the

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Radiology Positions are on the Rise

Six years ago I wrote about how radiology positions were on the decline (ignore my blog lower in the cue.  We just updated our website weeks ago and all content was given a new create date).  The good news is that radiology opportunities are on the rise.  I have been radiology physician recruiting for over

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