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Melissa Byington

Melissa Byington

Melissa Byington is president of the locum tenens division of CompHealth, the nation's largest locum tenens physician staffing company and a leader in permanent and temporary allied healthcare staffing. Melissa's career in physician recruiting spans nearly two decades. She also serves as the president elect of the National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations (NALTO). E-mail her here.

 

 

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Doctors are not the only experiencing burnout, nurses also have this problem. Surprisingly, some nurses say physicians are helping cause problems for them.

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Trusts builds great leadership skills. Here are five things that can help physician managers be strong, trustful leaders to their employees.

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Need a break from your regular job or just more family time? Locum Tenens is the way to go if you are a physician.

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Most people do not enjoy confrontation, but giving vital feedback to staff is something that you need to do to succeed as a practice.

Locum tenens is not for all physicians. But many of their stated objections to trying temporary assignments may not really be barriers at all.

For decades, locum tenens has been one of the best-kept secrets in healthcare. There are a multitude of reasons why physicians choose Locum tenens.

If you're ready to phase out of full-time practice, but you want to keep making a difference in patients' lives, locums may be right for you.

More than half of the respondents said they spend less time with patients now than when they started their career, according to new study.

Helping others outside the work environment can often invigorate overworked physicians. Volunteering is a perfect way to do that.

Busy physicians must consciously choose how to spend their day, focusing on the things that really matter.

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