Entries by Deanna Tiemann

Maximizing the Benefits of Locum Tenens for Your Rural Healthcare Facility

As a healthcare administrator or HR professional, you have many choices of which staffing agency to work with. At Wilderness Medical Staffing, we’ve made rural health our staffing focus, working exclusively with healthcare facilities and industrial companies that serve patients in rural and, often, extremely remote areas. WMS is a leading locum tenens hiring agency […]

How AI Helps Combat Healthcare Staffing Shortages in Rural Facilities

Healthcare staffing shortages are not going away anytime soon. With remote and rural healthcare facilities often more challenging to staff than urban ones, finding solutions to these shortages is critical. While locum tenens services can help round out your staffing mix by providing temporary providers to work at your facility, the rise of AI is […]

The Advantages of Working with a Rural Locum Tenens Staffing Agency

Exploring a career in rural locum tenens offers contracted healthcare providers a unique blend of professional freedom, financial benefits, and the opportunity to make a real difference in underserved communities. Partnering with a rural locum tenens agency, like Wilderness Medical Staffing, can simplify the process, ensuring you reap the full spectrum of advantages, from improved […]

Locum Tenens: Alaska by Region – Southwest Alaska

(All photos in this article were taken by WMS contracted locum tenens healthcare providers in various parts of Southwest Alaska.) In the vast, wild expanses of Alaska lies a region that defies the conventional: Southwest Alaska. Far from the beaten path, this area is a testament to nature’s unspoiled grandeur and human resilience. This article […]

Finding Skilled Medical Providers for Rural Healthcare Facilities

Finding skilled medical providers can be a challenge for any healthcare facility. Finding and retaining providers can be even more challenging if your facility is in a rural or remote location. You may decide that it makes sense to partner with a staffing agency for your needs, where locum tenens providers can fill in gaps […]

Healthcare Staffing Planning for 2024: Key Things to Consider

The healthcare staffing industry changes every year and it’s our job as contributors to the healthcare landscape to stay prepared and adjust when those changes happen. At Wilderness Medical Staffing, we get the opportunity to engage with multiple clients and providers every day. Because of that, we often see issues, trends, challenges, and more that […]

Strategies for Attracting and Retaining Locum Tenens Healthcare Providers in Rural and Remote Settings

Healthcare facilities and organizations that need healthcare providers in rural and remote locations are faced with unique challenges that may not exist for their urban counterparts. Locum tenens healthcare providers can be an integral part of providing healthcare for communities living in rural and remote areas. However, keeping those providers coming back to your facility […]