“Improving lives in rural and remote communities” isn’t just something we say at Wilderness Medical Staffing. It’s the reason we exist. In this article, we’re pulling back the curtain of WMS to share more about how we started, how it’s going, and why Alaska means so much to us as a company. Learn more about […]
About Deanna Tiemann
Deanna Tiemann is the marketing director for Wilderness Medical Staffing. Before joining WMS, she worked in a variety of marketing roles, including owning a small marketing agency in Spokane, WA for over eight years. Originally from Michigan, Deanna holds a B.A. in Communications from Hope College in Holland, MI. Deanna sees the value in storytelling through marketing, and WMS has plenty of stories to share about rural healthcare! She loves living in the northwest United States for the vast opportunities to get into nature within minutes of her front door. Deanna enjoys spending time with her family, tending to her needy cats and backyard chickens, performing improv theatre, hiking, crafting, and shopping.
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Fewer than 1% of all staffing companies in the US and Canada achieve the Best of Staffing Client Award. Clients of winning agencies are 60% more likely to be completely satisfied with the services provided. Spokane, WA – February 06, 2024 – Wilderness Medical Staffing, a leading staffing agency, announced today that they have won […]
(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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
LIVINGSTON, MT – July 26th, 2023 – Recognizing professionals making major contributions to the world of work early on in their careers, Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) announced its 40 Under 40 List for its seventh year. Wilderness Medical Staffing’s co-CEO, Ethan McWilliams, was named to the list for his leadership and contributions to the healthcare […]
The concept of flexible staffing models in healthcare isn’t new. However, for many healthcare facilities, especially rural and remote ones like the ones we staff, flexible staffing models aren’t just an option, they are a necessity. In this article, we’ll dig deep into the flexible staffing model, including innovations and trends, challenges, and the future […]
Are you a medical provider considering a transition to locum tenens work? Many providers who learn about locum tenens get excited about what the adventure could bring but see it as a somewhat frightening transition from their current status quo. Nerves can be eased when you have the information you need to make informed decisions. […]
For healthcare providers who enjoy the great outdoors, welcome the challenge of an austere environment, and want to go outside of their comfort zone, taking locum tenens assignments in Alaska can be especially rewarding. This article is the first of our “Locum Tenens: Alaska by Region” series, intended to teach providers more about the areas […]
Wilderness Medical Staffing (WMS) is a team of experienced staffing experts. We provide locum tenens and permanent placements for physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. We specialize in placing excellent, compassionate providers in rural clinics, hospitals, and communities across the continental Northwest and Alaska.