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National Locum Tenens Week 2023: Impact Across the Country

By: LocumTenens.com | Updated on August 14, 2023

National Locum Tenens Week 2023: Impact Across the Country

As the needs of healthcare continue to evolve, one thing is certain: the role of locum tenens healthcare providers continues to be increasingly vital in filling staffing gaps, ensuring continuity of care, and elevating medical services to new heights. Throughout this week of recognition, we delve into the impact of these transient yet highly skilled providers. Join us as we examine the impact that the locum tenens clinicians we have staffed through LocumTenens.com have created in delivering quality healthcare to patients across the nation.

What specialties are they focusing on?

Locum tenens clinicians have a presence in virtually all specialties across the continuum of care offered by hospitals, clinics and healthcare facilities, and that is reflected by the impact our clinicians have made in facilities around the nations. Here is a look at a few top medical specialties.


Locum tenens staffing offers a flexible solution for both clinicians and healthcare organizations, ensuring continuous and skilled perioperative care delivery in various clinical settings.


Within mental health services, locum tenens staffing serves as a vital resource for clinicians and healthcare organizations to maintain consistent care and address evolving patient needs effectively. It can be a valuable tactic for maintaining psychiatric care operations during times of transition for psychiatric teams.

Hospital Medicine

The role of locum tenens staffing is pivotal for clinicians and healthcare organizations, enabling efficient management of inpatient care and optimizing patient flow in partnership with physicians.

Family Practice

The locum tenens work style can benefit family practice physicians in various stages of their careers, enabling them to support family care without being permanently tied to one location. Their contributions show what an impact gig-based clinical work can have within family medicine.

Obstetrics & Gynecology

With its versatility, locum tenens staffing serves as a cornerstone for clinicians and healthcare organizations, ensuring uninterrupted and comprehensive women's healthcare services, encompassing obstetric and gynecological care across diverse scenarios. Leveraging a locum tenens workforce can help maintain maternity care in rural areas.

What impact can you have?

Throughout National Locum Tenens Week 2023 and beyond, we earnestly urge you to join us in expressing your appreciation and admiration for the clinicians who take on assignments across the nation, bridging critical gaps in healthcare exacerbated by the prolonged pandemic and other healthcare labor challenges.

Their commitment to providing exceptional care while taking care of themselves through work/life balance is having clear impact and represents a promising way forward in a sector that desperately needs innovation. Let us acknowledge and celebrate their invaluable contributions to the well-being of patients and the advancement of healthcare. Thank you, locum tenens clinicians!