LocumTenens.com Launches New Neurology-Focused Division


3/26/2013 12:00:00 AM

LocumTenens.com Launches New Neurology-Focused Division
Veteran Recruiter Alison Westemeier to lead the team

Alpharetta, Ga., March 21, 2013-LocumTenens.com, a full-service locum tenens staffing agency and leading industry job board, has launched a new team focused on helping connect neurologists with healthcare clients in need of a locum tenens provider.

Although the company has placed neurologists since 2009, the new team will focus specifically on the specialty. The Neurology team will be led by Alison Westemeier, vice president and a staffing veteran who has been with LocumTenens.com since 2004. In 2007, Westemeier was named Recruiter of the Year by Locum Life Magazine. Prior to this role, Westemeier served as director of the company's psychiatry division and also helped to launch AdvancedPractice.com, another Jackson Healthcare agency and job board that focuses on the recruitment and placement of physician assistants and nurse practitioners.

"Demand for neurologists continues to grow, and the American Academy of Neurology estimates that supply will fall 20 percent below demand by 2020," said R. Shane Jackson, president of LocumTenens.com. "Having an established talent pool of neurologists who work as locums physicians will be critical to ensuring patients have access to quality care. Alison and her team will continue to dedicate themselves to connecting neurologists with the hospitals and healthcare facilities that need their services."

Like other LocumTenens.com divisions, the Neurology team will offer personalized service and attention to physicians. Each LocumTenens.com associate will handle all the time-consuming details of working as an independent contractor, allowing the physician to focus on patient care. LocumTenens.com provides healthcare facilities access to thousands of neurologists across the country, and with one of the most stringent credentialing processes in the industry, only the highest-quality neurologists are placed in open positions.

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, 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.


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