5 benefits of being a locum medical professional in South Africa

Aug 17, 2018

The world moves fast and it’s hard to keep up sometimes. The ways we live, play, love and work are changing, and those of us in the medical professions see it daily. If you’re a medical professional looking to make positives changes to the way you work so you can make the most of your skilled hours and enjoy better quality of life, it makes sense to look into locuming part- or even full-time. LocumBase seamlessly connects you with practices who need you, letting you work smarter, earn better and enjoy more time spent on the things you care about the most.

Here are some of the top reasons why being a part- or full-time locum is a smart career move if you’re a medical professional:

1. Earn more

As a registered South African medical locum on LocumBase, you have the freedom to set your own rates so that you can earn what you’re worth. You can specify different rates for weekdays and weekends.

2. Own your time

With LocumBase.com you can make yourself available to work on only the days and times that you choose. You are in complete control of your schedule. Need a day off? Take it. Want to work over a weekend for a bit of extra cash? You can.

3. Stress less

As with any freelance work, being a freelance medical professional can come with a high level of stress and admin, with complicated schedules, communication breakdowns and infuriating red tape being all too common. Thankfully, LocumBase removes all of these headaches from the locuming experience, offering you a streamlined experience with minimal fuss. Get booked, put in the hours, get paid - easy.

4. Get paid on time

When you’ve completed your confirmed shifts at practices, you don’t have to worry about invoicing and following up and chasing payments. We handle the money side of things, and pay you promptly, so that you can get on with doing what you do best: keeping people healthy.

5. Free stuff!

When you sign up on LocumBase and confirm your first booking, we’ll send you a thank you pack full of useful gear from our industry partners! It’s our way of welcoming you to our tribe. Become a part of the LocumBase revolution and earn your worth as a freelance medical professional in South Africa. Sign up here.

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