Choosing to be a locum tenens clinician is exciting and rewarding. Whether you’ve recently finished residency and are interested in exploring your options before you settle into something permanent, you’re seeking a change of pace from your current situation, or you simply enjoy diversity in your career, locum tenens is a lucrative option.
How do you get started with locum tenens? It all starts with credentialing.
Credentialing is essentially a process developed to review the history of a clinician’s career and qualifications, including education, affiliations and professional peer references. Credentialing ensures that clinicians are up-to-date and in good standing with licensure and certifications that show clinical competency.
While credentialing is a requirement for all practicing clinicians, the nature of credentialing for locum tenens assignments can seem overwhelming. With the constant shift in work settings, finding the best way to approach credentialing is important. At D&Y, we’ll work with you to streamline the process – outlining expectations and providing prompt facilitation of paperwork. We’ll handle the details so you can focus on providing exceptional care.
There are several basic documents that every clinician is required to supply; however, each state and facility has its own specific requirements that may vary from the list below. We highly recommend that you keep a file of your standard documents readily available and to focus on specific requirements with each new job opportunity.
To get your credentialing quickly underway, D&Y will need the following documents:
The credentialing experts at D&Y have the experience and dedication to advance you through the locums credentialing process with ease and efficiency. Contact us today to learn more about our locum tenens assignments across the country!
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