We have continued optimism for what these results mean in terms of potential growth for the locum tenens industry for the remainder of 2010.
Alpharetta, GA (Vocus) April 15, 2010
LocumTenens.com, operator of the largest job board for the locum tenens industry and a full-service recruiting firm, reports that the LocumTenens.com Online Job Index rose 13 points in the first quarter of 2010, an increase of 7.3% that comes on the heels of a 27% increase during the final quarter of 2009.
For the first time since fourth quarter 2008 the index shows positive growth for two consecutive quarters.
“We have continued optimism for what these results mean in terms of potential growth for the locum tenens industry for the remainder of 2010,” said R. Shane Jackson, president of LocumTenens.com.
The LocumTenens.com Online Job Index includes data collected by LocumTenens.com since January 2007 and is a broad quarterly analysis of demand for locum tenens jobs based on the total number of active job postings at http://www.LocumTenens.com.
Jobs are posted to LocumTenens.com by healthcare facilities and locum tenens agencies nationwide. The index combines data from job postings for locum tenens positions and those that will consider either locum tenens or permanent.
Founded in 1995, LocumTenens.com is a full-service physician recruitment firm specializing in primary care jobs, anesthesiology jobs, psychiatry jobs, radiology jobs, surgery jobs, and CRNA jobs with U.S. hospitals, medical groups and community health centers. LocumTenens.com operates an internet job board with direct access to thousands of jobs — in all specialties — posted directly by facilities and agencies nationwide. LocumTenens.com is part of the Jackson Healthcare family of companies. To learn more, visit http://www.locumtenens.com/welcome.
Email: media (at) locumtenens (dot) com