Locum tenens means “to hold the place of,” and the terminology is widely used within the healthcare field to describe the temporary placement of a medical provider. Although locum tenens is the proper Latin term, it is sometimes times referred to as locum tenen, locums tenens or just locums.
There are many advantages to working locums for a practicing physician and Cross Country Locums provides the expertise and support to make your experience seamless and professionally rewarding.
With over 30 years in the healthcare staffing industry and solid partnerships with thousands of facilities, Cross Country Locums can find you the ideal assignment in your medical specialty. Our clients include leading hospitals and healthcare organizations across the United States, correctional facilities, academic institutions and federal facilities such as VA Medical Centers and Indian Health Services.