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Avera Locum Tenens

When you experience temporary health care staffing needs, rely on Avera PACE’s locum tenens program to provide your medical facility with high-quality medical professionals, including:

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

What does locum tenens mean?

In Latin, locum tenens means “to hold a place.”

Fill Provider Shortages

Whether your staff shortages are caused by vacation, continuing medical education, illness or other reasons, Avera PACE can fill your need with temporary health care providers who have undergone an extensive credentialing process. Our process ensures that your facility will be equipped to continue providing high-quality care to your patients.

In addition to filling shortages, interim placements provide an alternative to provider burnout and opportunities for permanent recruitment.

Credentialed & Experience Medical Professionals

Trust our extensive credentialing process which includes multiple steps to ensure high-quality service, competency and care:

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

What Our Partners Say

Platte Medical Clinic Avera, Platte, SD

“There are times when our providers need to be gone at the same time. With Avera PACE’s Locum Tenens Service, I don’t have to pick and choose who can be gone. The coverage we need is only an email away. Avera PACE finds coverage for us promptly. We appreciate Avera PACE.”

Gloria Koopal, Clinic Supervisor

Join Our Locum Tenens Team

Avera PACE also hires a variety of skilled professionals in the health care field, including:

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

Interested in filling a temporary position? Contact Dionne by email or phone at 800-657-8095.

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