Locum tenens is a Latin term that means “to hold a place”. Healthcare facilities have traditionally used locum tenens providers to fill in for other professionals who are on vacation or a leave of absence. Over time, locum assignments have evolved to include the addition of new service lines and long-term staffing needs. There is growing demand for advanced practitioners who want to work locum tenens assignments. With the advantages and perks associated with locums work, CNMs can find a wealth of professional adventure and growth in this career.
Working as a locum tenens certified nurse midwife is the perfect way to:
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the median salary for a certified nurse midwife was $113,930 as of May 2018. Locum tenens hourly reimbursements for a certified nurse midwife may vary according to location, specialty, urgency, qualifications and experience.
Locum tenens certified nurse midwives are needed in various healthcare settings including:
Yes! The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has noted that job growth for certified nurse midwives is expected to grow by 31% between 2014 and 2024, must faster than average.
To find the best locum tenens company for you, look for one that offers a variety of positions at diverse locations, competitive compensation, paid housing, travel and medical liability insurance. The company should have a team of enthusiastic, knowledgeable, connected recruiters who will help you find the ideal position and location to fit your needs. Partner with a company that has rave reviews from providers, a long-standing presence within the industry and multiple healthcare staffing awards.
At Cross Country Locums, we are proud to offer: