Author - Gerry Carpenter

Gerry Carpenter is the managing editor for CHG Healthcare. He is a 20-year marketing veteran who loves to write, edit, and play with words. He enjoys visiting new places, speaks fluent French, and is slowly learning Portuguese and Japanese.

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Getting started

Finding your first locum tenens assignment is a fairly simple process, but knowing what to expect and planning ahead can make a big difference in how...

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Learning and discovery

Before you start reviewing job opportunities, be sure to schedule time for a “getting to know you” call with your new consultant. It can be one call of 30...

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Reviewing job opportunities

As soon as your consultant has enough information to start matching you with jobs, they’ll actively begin looking for opportunities that meet your requirements...

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Completing the application

Make it a priority to complete the agency’s online application as soon as possible. This will allow the agency to start credentialing as soon as you have been...

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Signing the agency agreement

Prior to accepting an assignment, you will need to review and sign the agency’s agreement. This agreement governs your relationship with the agency and not...

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Confirming interest in a job

When a job looks like a good fit, let your consultant know you’re interested and available to work the requested dates. Review and confirm Your consultant will...

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Being presented for a job

Once you give us the green light, your consultant will present you for the job. A presentation usually consists of your CV and a highlights sheet that...


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