THE MOST REQUESTED LOCUM TENENS DESTINATIONS Travel is one of the many perks of being a locum tenens physician or nurse practitioner. With travel costs related to the assignment, such as airfare, lodging,and ground transportation typically covered, it’s possible for locums to visit places they’ve always wanted to see and get paid to do it.Our recruiters at Barton Associates put together a list of the most requested locum tenens assignment locations! Check them out!
HawaiiWarm weather, great beaches, andvolcanoes. What’s not to love aboutHawaii?It should come as no surprise thatHawaii tops our list of the mostrequested destinations for a locumtenens assignment. Since it can be achallenging destination for many toreach, the idea of visiting the islandchain with most travel expenses paid istempting.Locum tenens assignments on theislands are in high demand and can bedifficult to obtain—competition can befierce. Better work on your CV and talkto your Barton Physician Recruiter toget started!
FloridaFlorida is another warm weatherdestination that is popular withprospective locum tenens providers.Locums with a family may take anassignment near Orlando in order tohit the park on off days, while thoselooking to unwind on the beach mayfind an assignment close to the state’s1,350 miles of coastline.With a high proportion of retirees inthe state, there are also a lot ofhospitals and practices, makingopportunities in Florida readilyavailable.
CaliforniaCalifornia is a big state with a lot tooffer. Beach bums can enjoy the SoCalbeaches, hikers can scale the Sierramountains, and hip city-folk canexplore the state’s cosmopolitan cities.The California highway system isn’t asclogged and congested as back east,meaning locums can cover a lot ofground on their off days. Californianshave been known to drive hundreds ofmiles for a day trip.
NewZealandFew places on earth have the naturalbeauty of New Zealand, teaming withjagged mountains, crystal-clear lakes,scenic beaches, and even activevolcanoes. It’s a naturalist’s dream.New Zealand is also the birthplace ofbungee jumping, making it a topdestination for locums looking for athrill.Barton Associates is now engagingclients in New Zealand, so if you havealways wanted to work in “God’s OwnCountry” let your Barton Recruiterknow!
TexasTexas is as diverse as it is large. Thestate includes deserts, prairies, rollingplains, coastlines, and evenmountains.Foodies can enjoy TexMex cuisine inSan Antonio, while music fans can visitAustin, the “Live Music Capital of theWorld”.Locums looking for an authentic Texasexperience may take in the HoustonLivestock Show and Rodeo, the world’slargest rodeo.
AlaskaLocums looking for the picturesquebeauty of New Zealand withoutleaving the United States may look toAlaska.Parks, public lands, and wildliferefuges are scattered throughout thestates, offering all kids of outdooradventures.Barton Associates has been very activein Alaska – so if you’re interested inworking in the “The Last Frontier”, letus know!
AustraliaThe Land Down Under is certainly anattractive destination for locum tenensproviders who want to take advantageof the ability to travel.Taking a locum tenens assignment inAustralia for a few months gives folksthe time they need to explore thecontinent, including the Great BarrierReef, the Daintree Rainforest, theOutback, and the iconic SydneyHarbor.Barton Associates is now active inAustralia, so send in your CV today!
CarolinasDon’t forget to pack your clubs andyour sunscreen if you take anassignment in the Carolinas, which areknown for their beautiful beaches andgolf courses.There are nearly 700 championshipcaliber golf courses in North and SouthCarolina designed by some of thefinest designers.North Carolina’s Outer Banks is abeach-lover’s dream with more than200 miles of coastline.
ArizonaWith all major cities averaging morethan 250 days of sunshine each year,it’s hard to beat Arizona weather.The state also sports a uniquelandscape that includes such iconiclandmarks as the Grand Canyon andthe Petrified Forest.Locum tenens positions are widelyavailable in the state due to the factthat the large number of retirees inthe state drives demand forhealthcare.
New York CityThe bright lights of the big city attractall types, even locum tenensphysicians and nurse practitioners.Although assignments in Manhattanare in high demand, we have activeplacements in the city and often seeopenings in the surrounding areas.
Contact Us! If you are interested in a locum tenens position in these or any other locations,register at our website, www.bartonassociates.com, and one of our highly-qualified recruiters will promptly be in touch.