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Locum Tenens: Filling Staff Needs

Interested in our Locum Tenens Program?

If you're a skilled health care provider and interested in filling a temporary position.

Contact Dionne at (800) 657-8095 or via email.

Avera PACE offers a Locum Tenens Program to fill temporary staffing needs in facilities.

These temporary professionals provide high quality health care to patients when physicians and advanced practice professionals are away for extended periods due to vacations, continuing medical education, illness, etc.

Short-term placements can help prevent provider burnout, ensure permanent recruitment, and continue patient capacity and care.

Filling provider shortages

The Locum Tenens Program hires temporary health care professionals for the following positions:

  • Physicians
  • Physician assistants
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Clinical laboratory professionals

Competent, trained professionals

Avera PACE Locum Tenens professionals are required to undergo an extensive credentialing process to ensure quality service and care:

  • Interviews
  • Verification of written and verbal recommendations, appropriate licensure and insurance
  • Background checks through the National Practitioner Data Bank for Adverse Information on Physicians and Other Health Care Providers