Rapidly Growing Physician Smart Phone Adoption Prompts LocumTenens.com to Launch Mobile Site

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5/24/2012 12:00:00 AM

Rapidly Growing Physician Smart Phone Adoption Prompts LocumTenens.com to Launch Mobile Site

ALPHARETTA, Ga., May 24, 2012-- LocumTenens.com, the country's largest job board for the locum tenens industry and full-service physician staffing agency, has made the job search easier for physicians seeking locum tenens assignments by launching a new optimized website to support mobile device users.

As the largest and most widely-used locum tenens job board, LocumTenens.com has seen its mobile user traffic increase significantly. Nearly 20 percent of all users visiting the site are now accessing it via a smart phone or tablet. Enhancements to the site, which include a streamlined registration process for physicians, healthcare facilities and staffing agencies, and job listings populated in an easier-to-read format, will improve the mobile user experience. The new site can be accessed by mobile users on the Blackberry, iPhone and Android platforms.

"LocumTenens.com has always had a singular focus on providing exceptional customer service and making the job search easier for physicians and CRNAs," said Shane Jackson, president of LocumTenens.com. "The enhancements to LocumTenens.com will make it easier than ever for healthcare providers to access our site and search for physician jobs no matter where they are."

More physicians are relying on smart phones and other mobile devices to access critical information and work more efficiently. According to Manhattan Research, four out of five physicians will use smart phones by the end of 2012. Smart phone adoption among physicians mirrors growth trends in the general population, with Google predicting that, for the first time in 2012, more smart phones than personal computers will be shipped in the United States.

About LocumTenens.com

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, 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.

 

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