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Frequently Asked Questions


What is Locum Tenens?

Locum tenens is a Latin phrase that means "to hold the place of, to substitute for." In layman's terms, it means a temporary physician.

How do I create a new account?

Follow one of the three links below, and enter your information into each sign up field. Place your cursor over the question mark symbol (symbol example) next to each field on the sign up page for more information.

How do I sign in?

Enter your Username and Password into the sign in area located on this page, and click the blue "Go" button.

Do I need to sign in each time I visit LocumTenens.com?

No. Check the "Remember me on this computer" box in the sign in area, and each time you visit LocumTenens.com on this computer you will automatically be logged-in.

What browser should I use for LocumTenens.com

LocumTenens.com is optimized for Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 (and later), Firefox 3.5 (and later), Chrome and Safari 3 (and later).

What browsers do not work with LocumTenens.com?

Any browser older than Internet Explorer 6.0 and Netscape 4.0 will not work properly. Any browser built in 2001 or earlier will not work. Browsers under handheld and mobile devices also may not work properly.

Does LocumTenens.com work under Mac, Linux or Unix operating systems?

Yes. The browsers using Mozilla, like Firefox 3.5 or later, are ideal. Some recent browsers - like Linux's Konqueror - may not support some features utilized by LocumTenens.com.

What are cookies? How do I enable cookies?

Cookies store information in a small text file on your hard drive. Follow the instructions specific to your web browser to enable cookies.

  • Internet Explorer 7.0+
    Click on the "Tools" menu, and select "Internet Options". Go to the "Privacy" tab, and click the "Default" button (or manually slide the bar down to "Medium") under "Settings". Click "OK".
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.5+
    Click on the "Tools" menu, and select "Options". Select the "Privacy" icon in the left panel, and check the box corresponding to "Allow sites to set cookies". Click "OK".
  • Google Chrome
    Click on the "Tools" menu, and select "Options". Select the "Under The Hood" tab and click the button "Content settings…".Check the box corresponding to "Allow local data to be set (recommended)". Click "OK".

Does LocumTenens.com use cookies?

Yes. LocumTenens.com stores your username, password and other session information while you're working on our site. LocumTenens.com uses cookies to personalize the pages while you view the site. Please allow cookies while working on LocumTenens.com.

Allowing a cookie does not give anyone access to the rest of your computer; only this website can read the cookie information. If you choose to disable cookies in your browser, you will not be able to search for jobs, search for candidates, or post job openings within this website.

What other technologies does LocumTenens.com use?

LocumTenens.com uses JavaScript and AJAX to process some of your requests. You need to enable JavaScript.

How do I contact a LocumTenens.com representative?

You can contact a LocumTenens.com representative by selecting the link up top labeled "Contact Us" or by following the link below.