|By PR Newswire||
|April 10, 2014 03:30 PM EDT||
ALPHARETTA, Ga., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians who practice on a locum tenens basis see many hospitals and healthcare facilities in a year, so LocumTenens.com, the industry's largest job board, saw a unique opportunity to pick their brains on what makes a healthcare facility a great place to work for locum tenens physicians.
The company recently launched its Best Places to Practice Locum Tenens contest. The company is asking physicians to nominate up to three facilities that made them feel welcome as locum tenens physicians on recent assignments. The winning facility will receive a $1,000 donation made to the charity of its choice, while the nominating physician receives $500. Nominators are asked to rate a facility based on training and onboarding processes, organization of operations, friendliness of staff, technology available, as well as other attributes. Physicians are also encouraged to write in comments on what makes the facility they are nominating stand apart in their minds. Physicians who have practiced as a locum tenens physician can complete the nomination form here. The assignment does not have to be from LocumTenens.com to be eligible. The deadline for nominations is June 1, 2014.
"Physicians who practice on a locum tenens basis are in a unique position to share best practices on what makes a healthcare organization great since they visit, work and observe so many different settings," said R. Shane Jackson, president of LocumTenens.com. "We look forward to selecting a Best Place to Practice Locum Tenens winner from their nominations, and using their overall feedback to help our clients get locum tenens physicians up to speed more quickly. We believe this feedback will ultimately help these physicians to be more productive and offer better patient care while serving on locum tenens assignments."
Founded in 1995, LocumTenens.com is a full-service locum tenens staffing agency. LocumTenens.com operates the largest internet job board for the industry with direct access to thousands of jobs – in all specialties – posted directly by facilities and agencies nationwide. LocumTenens.com is part of the Jackson Healthcare family of companies. To learn more, visit www.locumtenens.com.
LocumTenens.com's agency recruiters specialize in emergency medicine, primary care, ob/gyn, anesthesia, neurology, psychiatry, radiology, urology, gastroenterology and most surgical subspecialties. We place physicians, CRNAs, NPs and PAs in hospitals, medical groups and community health centers across the United States.