Considering living la vida locum? This chapter will explore the potential pluses and pitfalls of locum work as well as where to find your ideal position.
1.1 The Pros and Cons of Locum Work
Weigh the major pluses and pitfalls of working as a locum and consider if this type of work is a good fit for your personality and lifestyle. Here is a brief example of the pros and cons to consider when thinking of becoming a locum tenens physician:
|Plentiful opportunities||Constantly job hunting|
|Minimal Administration||Travel limitations|
|Similar renumeration (Canada & US)||Pre-Locum Paperwork|
1.2 Finding Locum Jobs
Tap into some of the richest sources for locum opportunities in Canada and learn how to approach locum employment in the United States and abroad. In our free eBook we list more sources for you to use.
1.3 Most In-Demand Locum Specialties
See if your specialty made our top 5 list—and how demand can influence the compensation you are offered.
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