Locum Leaders Matches Hospitalists, Other Specialists to Government Locum Tenens Jobs

National healthcare recruiting firm awarded multi-year federal supply schedule contract

Jan 18, 2010, 06:18 ET from Locum Leaders

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Locum Leaders (http://www.locumleaders.com), a leading recruiting firm specializing in physician and CRNA temporary staffing known as locum tenens, has been awarded a five-year Federal Supply Schedule Contract (GSA contract number V797P-7246A).

The contract expands the company's scope of services, authorizing it to provide locum tenens staffing for federal healthcare facilities, including the Veterans' Administration (VA), Indian Health Service (IHS) and Department of Defense (DoD) facilities. Locum Leaders is a government-certified small business and can accept 100% small business set aside contracts.

As a national leader in hospitalist locum tenens, Locum Leaders will actively recruit and place hospitalists seeking government assignments. Other medical specialties covered under the contract include internal medicine, anesthesiology and CRNA.

"We're pleased to expand our recruiting services to include federal healthcare assignments," said Will Drescher, CEO, Locum Leaders. "The contract is a testament to our quality and stability, and opens up significant new placement opportunities for our locum tenens providers."

Temporary assignments at U.S. government healthcare facilities are attractive to physicians for a variety of reasons. These facilities recognize any state medical license, offering greater choice for locum tenens providers. In addition, federal assignments are often long-term, providing stability for the physician and continuity of care for the facility.

Locum Leaders encourages physicians interested in government locum tenens opportunities to contact its offices at 877-562-8656 or info@locumleaders.com.

About Locum Leaders

Locum Leaders is a leading locum tenens recruiting firm specializing in hospitalist, surgery, psychiatry, anesthesiologist and CRNA jobs. The Alpharetta, GA-based company recruits and places qualified physicians and CRNAs in temporary jobs at healthcare facilities nationwide. Locum Leaders is a member of the National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations (NALTO). For more information and to find locum tenens jobs, visit the company's website at http://www.locumleaders.com, email info@locumleaders.com or call 877-562-8656 (877-LocumJobs).

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