Hot Jobs in Cool Places: New Year, 7 New Locum Tenens Opportunities from the Lone Star State to the Keystone State

You got into locum tenens for flexibility and the freedom to practice anywhere you want. So, why settle for humdrum routine work when you can have it all with Interim Physicians? 

Hot Jobs in Cool Places” showcases our most in-demand locum tenens jobs from across the country. Whether you crave adrenaline-pumping outdoor adventure, exceptional cuisine, or vibrant culture, this list has something for everyone.

1. Radiologists in Northeastern Pennsylvania

About the Assignment: 2-4 week credentialing window in a great area!

  • Does not require call 
  • Assignment is ongoing 

About the Area: Discover the charm of northeastern Pennsylvania with its mix of outdoor recreation, cultural attractions, and vibrant downtown scene. When your shift is over, explore the scenic River Common, attend live concerts and events, or immerse yourself in local museums. Hungry? Indulge in a diverse culinary scene with a plethora of delicious options and unique restaurants. Speaking of unique, don’t head home without checking out the boutiques and mom-and-pop shops sprinkled downtown. 

2. Emergency Medicine Physician Near San Antonio, Texas

About the Assignment: With a single application, physicians can apply for a variety of shifts at three different hospitals. 

About the Area: With a mix of history, culture, and entertainment, a locum tenens assignment near San Antonio promises a memorable and diverse experience. Explore the historic charm of the iconic Alamo or take a leisurely stroll along the scenic San Antonio River Walk, which is lined with vibrant shops, restaurants, and beautiful landscapes. When your shift is over, you can indulge in delicious Tex-Mex cuisine at local eateries or check out the Pearl District’s lively arts scene.  

3. Emergency Medicine Physician Near Memphis, Tennessee

About the Assignment: Work up to 10 shifts a month near Jackson and Memphis, Tennessee. 

  • Shift times: 6 pm – 6 am 
  • Census: 24k annually 

About the Area: Southern charm meets recreational opportunity with this locums gig. Outdoor enthusiasts can explore nearby lakes, parks, and trails. Golfers can tee off at a nearby course before heading downtown to enjoy eclectic eateries and shops. And once you’re satisfied with the small-town charm around the hospital, you can venture a little further out to absorb the music and foodie scenes in either Jackson or Memphis. This one really has the best of both worlds! 

4. Radiologist in Upcountry South Carolina

About the Assignment: Ongoing need and flexible schedule with modalities.  

  • Day shifts only
  • 2 hospitals and 2 imaging centers

About the Area: Blending the best of the state, this locum tenens assignment offers a little bit of everything. Explore waterfalls and outdoor cycling trails before diving into the rich culture of the city’s museums and downtown arts scene. Would you rather meander around boutiques? Well, there’s a whole district for that. No matter how you prefer to pass the time, you’ll work up an appetite. Enjoy the thriving culinary scene with plenty of Southern comfort food and an array of international delights peppered along the way. 

5. Hematology/Oncology Physician in Eastern Tennessee

About the Assignment: Explore an ideal location in Tennessee while working at a well-established hospital. ties.  

  • Schedule: 8a-4:30p clinic + optional call 
  • Census: 14-16 patients per day 
  • Coverage needed 3 days per week (5 days per week considered) 

About the Area: Immerse yourself in the vibrant downtown scene with a historic square filled with shops, restaurants, and entertainment. Walk along the Tennessee River while absorbing panoramic views of the city. Then, just a short drive away, you can experience tranquil lakeside activities before unwinding in a quieter downtown filled with unique shops and restaurants.  

6. Gastroenterologist in Grand Strand South Carolina

About the Assignment: Board-certified physicians can enjoy bread and butter cases with no advanced procedures required in this ongoing assignment. 

  • Census: 15-20 scheduled patients per day  
  • Schedule: 7a-5p, 1 week per month 

About the Area: This locum tenens gem features a historic district complete with impeccable waterfront dining and breathtaking coastal views. Wander pristine beaches that stretch for miles before you indulge your tastebuds in the local seafood scene. Then, you can visit the heart of the town and navigate quaint shops, casino boats, and plenty of friendly, local charm. 

7. Urology Hospitalist in Northeastern South Carolina

About the Assignment: Ongoing need for physicians who are experienced and comfortable with patients of all ages. 

  • Schedule: Monday – Friday (7a-5p) 
  • Clinic and surgery required 

About the Area: Whether you’re interested in history, culture, or simply enjoying the beauty of the outdoors, this charming city has plenty to offer. Museumgoers and history buffs can appreciate local artists’ talent and the region’s Civil War heritage. Then, if you’d like to stretch your legs, there are plenty of walking trails and gardens to stroll through. Once your leisurely outdoor exploration is complete, you can poke in and out of the local shops, restaurants, and cafes. Not to mention, Myrtle Beach is just a short drive away. If you’re up for it, sandy shores and plenty of entertainment await. 

But, wait – there’s more! 

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