noun (plural locum tenentes /təˈnentēz/)
Full form of locum.
- On return home, she worked four months as a locum tenens, filling in for a solo practitioner on maternity leave.
- I'm a locum tenens; I don't get health insurance because I'm an independent contractor.
- Freud trained as a neurologist and had little psychiatric experience, having worked only briefly as a locum tenens in a mental hospital.
- Example sentences
- One year later Ellen accepted a locum tenency at Mitchell at a time when the State was gripped by drought and the pneumonic influenza epidemic.
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