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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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High emotional intelligence is a top priority for patients, medical practices, and hospitals who are seeking new physicians. How would you match up?

In most health systems there is a very important gatekeeper — the physician recruiter. Here are six ways to impress him.

A recent survey reveals that physicians who leave employment for private practice are happier than those that leave private practice for employment.

In the spirit of Halloween, I've identified three common physician hiring horror stories. Here's how you can avoid them.

What’s the secret to finding a great job at a hospital or facility? I recently met with physician recruiters from various hospitals. Here's what they said.

Whether you are a medical practice manager or physician, "servant leadership" is about letting your spotlight shine on those around you

Considering a change in employer? Here are four tips to get you started on the path to finding the right match for you.

Though salary is an important factor for physician retention, money is not the only thing that matters. Here are a few other things physicians are looking for in a job.

One common stereotype is there must be a “reason” a physician chooses locums. That’s absolutely true. But it may not be the reason you’re thinking of.

Thoughtful offboarding of a locum tenens physician will ensure continuity of care for patients and maximize the financial benefit to your medical practice.

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