As a specialized healthcare staffing agency, we are dedicated to staffing rural and remote locations. Often, the facilities we staff are solo-provider sites. That means that as a healthcare provider, you need to be able to carry your own while on assignment. The majority of our clients request that providers have at least two years […]
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.
Entries by Deanna Tiemann
You’re ready to make the career jump into working as a locum tenens, but how do you get started? While it might not be much fun, one of the most beneficial things you can do is have your documents ready. In this article, we’ll break down all of the paperwork and documentation you’ll need to […]
If you’re considering working locum tenens assignments in Alaska, get excited to embark on one of the biggest adventures of your life! Alaska is known for its splendor of sights, an abundance of animals, and wide-open spaces. For healthcare providers who truly want to experience some of Alaska’s most beautiful landscapes, rural Alaska locum tenens […]
At Wilderness Medical Staffing, the locum tenens providers who we work with provide medical care in some of the most remote places in the United States. Many of the sites we staff require providers to be solo-capable, as you could be the only healthcare provider within several hundreds of miles. To perform your job to […]
If you’re considering working as a locum tenens healthcare provider, you may have questions about travel. From how it gets booked to who pays for it and what happens if something goes wrong, travel could be a make-or-break consideration for which staffing agency you work with or which assignments you take. In this article, we’ll […]
Are you a leader or administrator at a healthcare facility or other type of location in need of qualified medical providers? What are the benefits of using a staffing agency vs. an in-house team? In this article, we’ll break down how a healthcare staffing agency can help your facility. Types of Staffing Placements No matter […]
Are you a physician assistant? Are you interested in working in the State of Alaska? In this article, we’ll break down everything you need to know about collaborative plans for physician assistants in Alaska. While collaborative plans (or similar agreements) may be called something different from state to state, such as a supervision agreement (MT), […]
(Please note: Emergency Courtesy Licenses through the Alaska Board of Nursing have been discontinued at this time. Emergency Courtesy Licenses through the Alaska State Medical Board expire on 7/1/2022. Previously issued ECLs will be valid until their expiration date, but new ECLs will not be issued.) With COVID-19 shaping a new landscape for healthcare providers, […]
As a healthcare provider, there’s no shortage of options when you’re looking for locum tenens opportunities. Some providers contract directly with facilities, but for others, working with a healthcare staffing agency makes more sense. Here’s how to make choosing a locum tenens agency an easy decision. Why Work With a Locum Tenens Agency? Before we […]
If you are traveling to Alaska for your locum tenens assignment, especially if you’re unfamiliar with the often-ever-changing weather conditions, rugged terrain, and varied methods of travel, knowing what to pack can be a great first step to making sure you can hit the ground running when you arrive. In this article, we’ll give you […]
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.