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