locum


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Noun1.locum - someone (physician or clergyman) who substitutes temporarily for another member of the same profession
backup man, fill-in, reliever, stand-in, backup, substitute, relief - someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult); "the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes"; "we need extra employees for summer fill-ins"
Translations
نائِب طَبيب
-kynězástupce
vikar
staîgengill
laikinas pavaduotojas
doctor vekili

locum

[ˈləʊkəm] N (also locum tenens) (Brit) (frm) → interino/a m/f

locum

[ˈləʊkəm] n (= doctor) → médecin mf suppléant

locum (tenens)

n (Brit) → Vertreter(in) m(f)

locum

[ˈləʊkəm] n (doctor) → medico sostituto; (priest) → vicario

locum

(ˈləukəm) noun
a person who takes the place of another (especially a doctor, dentist etc) for a time.
References in classic literature ?
He was reared in the family of my grandfather; served him for many years during their campaigns at the West, where he became attached to the woods; and he was left here as a kind of locum tenens on the lands that old Mohegan (whose life my grandfather once saved) induced the Delawares to grant to him when they admitted him as an honorary member of their tribe.
You must remember," said Summerlee, sourly, "that I have a large class in London who are at present at the mercy of an extremely inefficient locum tenens.
She explained that her husband was a curate, a good deal older than herself, who had difficulty in getting permanent work since vicars wanted young men to assist them; he earned a little now and then by doing locums when someone took a holiday or fell ill, and a charitable institution gave them a small pension; but her life was lonely, it would be something to do to look after a child, and the few shillings a week paid for it would help her to keep things going.
In our area they pay locum GPs who live miles away vast amounts of money daily, when a locum, who lives locally, is sitting at home twiddling his thumbs
They analysed the HR risks and challenges of using locum tenens in hospitals on the basis of a quantitative study of 39 large anaesthesiology departments in German hospitals.
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 5, 2017-My Locum Choice announces fundraising campaign to provide innovative platform to healthcare professionals
In partnership with Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, the AOP is hosting an educational programme targeted to enhance the specific needs of locum members.
Major organization : LOCUM AKTIEBOLAG (556438-7909)
USE OF LOCUM TENENS physicians reached a new high in 2016, according to an annual survey by Staff Care, a health care staffing company.
Primary care physicians (family physicians, internal medicine, and pediatricians) were the leading locum tenens choice by specialty, with 45% of health care facilities reporting their use in 2016.
This had only been achieved by considerable short term and unsustainable changes in the working pattern of permanent staff with an astonishingly high reliance on locum staff.
Prior to formation of locum placement agencies, CRNAs wanting locum work needed to be on the call list of each hospital or clinic at which they wished to work.