The VISTA Voice Blog

Living The Locums Life: Work Wherever, and Whenever You Want

Think about this for a second: you can work from anywhere in the world as a doctor. You can take your job with you on vacation, or find a new place to live without having to worry about finding a new job. Sound too good to be true? It’s not! The locum tenens lifestyle is one that many doctors are choosing these days, and for good reason. Read on to find out what living the locums life is all about and see if it might be right for you.

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10 Tips for a Successful Locum Tenens Assignment

Before taking on a locum tenens assignment, it’s important to understand your motivations for doing so. Are you looking for a way to ease into retirement? Do you want to earn some extra money? Or do you enjoy travel and the opportunity to work in different places? Once you know your reasons, you can better assess whether or not a locum tenens assignment is right for you.

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April is Stress Awareness Month

Stress affects us all – but often affects us in ways that we’re not even aware of. When stress is at its worst, it can manifest as physical symptoms, including…

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Can Nurse Practitioners Be Travel Nurses?

Adventure-seeking nurses head out on weeks-long assignments, but what about nurse practitioners? Can they become travel nurses as well? If you’re a nurse practitioner, the answer is yes, there are…

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The Workforce Optimization Blog

Physician Burnout

Overcoming physicians’ reluctance to ask for help is an important goal for hospital and medical practice leaders. Several strategies can be employed to achieve this goal.

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