Entries by Deanna Tiemann

How a Healthcare Staffing Agency Can Help Your Facility

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 […]

Collaborative Plans for Physician Assistants in Alaska

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), […]

Emergency Courtesy License: What You Need to Know

(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, […]

Expert Tips for Choosing a Locum Tenens Agency

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 […]

The Ultimate Alaska Packing List for Locum Tenens Healthcare Providers

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 […]

Why Hire Locum Tenens for Your Rural Healthcare Facility

Staffing a healthcare facility with highly skilled medical providers is critical to its success. For hiring managers or medical directors who work in rural healthcare facilities, sometimes finding the right medical providers to fit into your facility and the community can be difficult. That’s why you should choose to hire locum tenens for your rural […]

10 Things to Know Before Working as a Locum Tenens Provider

Working in medical care can be a highly rewarding career. Like any career, it comes with its challenges. For medical providers who want to continue utilizing their skills, but long for something different, choosing locum tenens can be a great option.  At Wilderness Medical Staffing, we specialize in staffing rural and remote communities in the continental […]

Six Reasons to Become a Physician in Rural Healthcare

The Association of American Medical Colleges projected that there will be a shortage of up to 122,000 physicians by 2032. It’s a staggering number that begins to outline the need for additional physicians in the United States. To make matters worse, the inability to find qualified physicians in rural healthcare causes these communities to suffer […]

Now Staffing Healthcare Providers in Wyoming!

We are so excited to announce that Wilderness Medical Staffing is now staffing healthcare providers at remote and rural healthcare facilities in Wyoming. The need for medical care, especially in rural and remote locations, continues to grow. Our expansion into Wyoming, allows us to better serve the communities who live there. For our Wilderness Medical […]

How To Stand Out as a Locum Tenens Candidate

At Wilderness Medical Staffing, we staff locum tenens and permanent placement physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants in remote and rural locations throughout the Northwest United States and Alaska. We’re a small staffing agency because we’d rather have high-quality providers working with our clients than a huge database of providers who can’t cut it when […]