2013 Survey of Temporary Physician Staffing Trends

April 10, 2013

Staff Care is a leading healthcare staffing firm specializing in matching temporary (i.e., locum tenens) physicians, certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs), physician assistants, nurse practitioners and dentists with hospitals, medical groups, government facilities, community health centers and other healthcare organizations nationwide. Established in 1992, Staff Care is a company of AMN Healthcare, the innovator in healthcare workforce solutions, and is certified by the Joint Commission, National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and offers an in-house Certified Verifications Office (CVO).


This report marks Staff Care’s tenth Survey of Temporary Physician Staffing Trends. The purpose of the survey is to track trends in the locum tenens physician staffing market and to provide benchmark data that may be useful to physicians, healthcare executives, policy makers, academics, journalists and others who monitor developments in the healthcare staffing industry. This year, for the first time, nurse practitioners and physician assistants are included in the survey.