Locum

Locum & permanent doctor pay rates uncovered

We set the record straight by answering your top questions about locum & permanent pay rates and agency fees.

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Top 3 medical recruitment myths exposed: what Dr’s need to know

Our recent Medical Recruitment and Locum Attitudes Survey of doctors nationwide revealed some interesting facts. Find out the top three medical recruitment myths that every doctor should know.

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Is locum work for you? Find out by answering 5 questions

Have you got what it takes to be a great Locum Doctor?
With Australia’s medical system increasingly reliant on skilled locum Doctors, we have a wealth of interesting and rewarding locum jobs currently available at Wavelength. But it takes a special type of doctor to take up locum work. Have you got what it takes? We’ve put together our top five questions to help you find out.

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Top 5 Reasons to Locum

Ready, Set, Locum! Some of our ongoing Locum Doctors share their reasons for why you should give Locum work a go.

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Locum work in Australia - Your Top 7 Questions Answered

Wavelength Recruitment consultant and Psychiatry Locum Specialist Camilla Mutton provides her answers to our top 7 most frequently asked locum questions.

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Locum Jobs Australia

We recently caught up with Dr Eleanor Moulden, our ‘Summertime Locum’ Apple iPhone competition winner, to talk about locum work and her insights into just how rewarding a locum experience can be.

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Using locum work to plan your career strategy

It is unfortunate the word ‘locum’ is often synonymous with the pursuit of fast money. The hourly or per diem rate can look attractive at face value, but in truth, ask a locum why they locum and you’ll often hear a range of reasons before money is even mentioned.

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Oh, the places you’ll go!

Wavelength sends doctors all over Australia, but perhaps the most unique experience we offer is the chance to practice indigenous health in some of our most remote communities. Some become quite enamoured with this kind of work, such as Hobart-based Dr Amin Sadruddin...

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Who should police dangerous hours worked by locums?

The recent debate in Ireland over doctors' hours has brought back some not so fond memories of my own internship in Scotland. My record shift was 57 hours straight with about 1.5 hours sleep. I actually fell asleep whilst walking down the corridor to write up a paracetamol order.

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Getting the balance right with the medical locum workforce

Nature teaches us a lot about the need for a rich and balanced ecosystem. Knock out one species and top predators starve, weeds and algae bloom and co-dependent species go extinct. So it is with the medical workforce which is large, essential and 24/7.

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