Top 5 Highest Paying States for Doctors

And What You Need to Know About Getting Licensed There Whether you’re looking to find your next permanent placement or just want to give locum tenens a try, competitive compensation is always a critical factor in deciding where to work next. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the top five highest paying states for

By |2020-11-04T16:03:20-06:00November 4th, 2020|Resources|

Wisconsin Travel Guide

For Locum Tenens and Physicians One of the biggest perks of working as a locum tenens or a physician on contract is choosing a location that fits your interests and lifestyle. While it’s tempting to think of big cities as those with the best attractions, the truth is the road less traveled makes for an

By |2020-10-12T13:15:32-05:00October 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|

7 Tips for Working with a Physician Recruiter

Gone are the days when a hospital or healthcare facility would employ a large human resources department to fulfill their new employee needs. Instead, healthcare staffing agencies have allowed medical facilities to more easily achieve their fiscal and speed-to-hire goals without compromising patient care. As a result, the way that physicians find out about, apply

By |2020-09-15T09:30:26-05:00September 15th, 2020|Resources|

Communicating from Behind the Mask

10 Tips for Improving Patient Interactions In an editorial published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) on July 14, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) affirmed that face coverings play a critical role in curtailing the spread of COVID-19. While widespread face mask adoption is undoubtedly the most viable

By |2020-08-06T14:58:07-05:00August 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Protecting Your Mental Health

7 Tips for Navigating Stress and Uncertainty Presently, our nation’s doctors are among those most affected by prolonged exposure to stress. For instance, when compared with the general population, emotional exhaustion among physicians is 28% higher than the overall average (Verywell Health). With no foreseeable end to the primary sources of physician stress in sight

By |2020-07-10T09:28:08-05:00July 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Navigating the Time Between Locum Tenens Contracts

Premier Physician Services is committed to being your career partner during the good times and the tough times. While rightfully deemed the heroes of the coronavirus crisis, healthcare industry workers are among the individuals hit hardest by the pandemic’s economic devastation. According to a report published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, job

By |2020-06-05T13:51:34-05:00June 5th, 2020|Resources, Uncategorized|

Freebies & Discounts for Healthcare Professionals

Premier Physician Services appreciates everything that healthcare professionals are doing to keep our families, friends and communities safe during these difficult times. In honor of all your hard work and sacrifices, we’ve put together a list of vendors that are offering free and/or discounted merchandise for healthcare professionals. Keep scrolling to see what your favorite

By |2020-05-14T15:05:04-05:00May 14th, 2020|Resources|

5 Benefits of a Locum Tenens Agency

The United States will see a shortage of up to nearly 122,000 physicians by 2032  as demand for care continues to outpace the supply of qualified providers. According to a report published by the Association of American Medical Colleges, the United States will see a shortage of up to nearly 122,000 physicians by 2032 

By |2020-05-05T16:24:33-05:00May 5th, 2020|Resources|

Healthcare Worker Burnout & COVID-19

Prior to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) characterization of COVID-19 (aka Coronavirus) as a global pandemic on Wednesday, March 11th, the National Academy of Medicine had estimated that as many as half of the nation’s doctors and nurses were experiencing the symptoms of healthcare worker burnout. In the days and weeks that have since followed

By |2020-04-22T15:57:21-05:00April 22nd, 2020|Health and Wellness|

COVID19 (Coronavirus): What You Need to Know

Introduction to Dr. Gregory Smith's COVID19 (Coronavirus) Article In response to the respiratory illness that was first identified in China in 2019 and spreading from person to person, country to country, Gregory L. Smith, MD, MPH wrote an article on the coronavirus disease to share his insights and commentary on the latest news, preparing for

By |2020-03-04T12:38:25-06:00March 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|