FAQs for Telemedicine

TLC Locum LLC: Your Source for Telemedicine Information and Jobs

Telemedicine has become increasingly popular for all types of physicians, especially radiologists, psychiatrists, and cardiologists. However, all types of specialists can offer healthcare remotely. At TLC Locum LLC, our consultants are ready to assist in your telemedicine job search. You can contact us anytime, and we are happy to answer any questions. We have also put together a list of FAQs to help answer some of the most common questions providers typically have when considering telemedicine or telehealth positions.

Telemedicine is when physicians care for patients long-distance using electronic information and telecommunications technology. A subset of telehealth, telemedicine is a convenient way for providers to give clinical care to patients in remote areas. Doctors who offer telemedicine can also take on patients in multiple states no matter where they are physically located, providing more opportunities and greater access to care. Doctors can give care, advice, reminders, education, intervention, monitoring, admissions, and even treatment remotely.
It can be! TLC Locum LLC. connects medical professionals with telehealth opportunities with various work schedules. Typically, the telemedicine work is locum tenens, allowing physicians to choose their ideal shifts. There are many Telehealth opportunities on weekends, specific days, or several weeks at a time. We can help you find your ideal employment fit through telemedicine, whether you are looking for full-time, part-time, or occasional work.

As telehealth continues to grow more popular and mainstream, physicians from many different specialties can provide care remotely. Telemedicine can be used in almost any practice including urgent care, senior care, stroke care, follow ups, orthopedics, and more. Contact TLC Locum LLC. to discover telemedicine opportunities in your desired field.

Locum Tenens Telemedicine offers many great benefits, like flexibility with scheduling, fewer missed appointments and higher pay. Telemedicine allows physicians to provide quality care while removing some cons of traditional permanent positions in facilities like practice politics and long on-call hours. You get to decide the types of jobs you take on, including how much on-call time you want to take on.
Telemedicine assignments typically pay per completed consultation but vary depending on locum tenens and the type of care given. For example, suppose the physician prescribes a non-narcotic, DME, or orthotic brace. In that case, the pay may be affected by the type and quantity prescribed.
Telemedicine assignments often require PECOS certification, which you can complete online. The requirements may also vary state-by-state, and physicians may need a second DEA associated with a mailing address in the state where they are giving consultations.
TLC Locum LLC. is not just a staffing agency; we ensure all our locum tenens physicians are fully qualified and meet all the requirements for any assignment they choose to take on. Our consultants and case managers will guide you and help you with the necessary qualifications.