How is Nomad different?
Nomad is a website to find freelance clinical work. We're
different because we're the first platform to show you pay rates
upfront and let you communicate directly with medical facilities,
instead of a third-party recruitment agency or broker. We have job
opportunities across multiple specialties and locations in the
What is freelance clinical work?
Freelance clinical work refers to locum tenens and telehealth
jobs for all specialties. Locum tenens roles are short-term
clinical assignments at hospitals or clinics, and you can
learn more about them here
. Doctors often take
freelance work coming out of residency, or
going into retirement.
What are the benefits to doing freelance clinical work?
Physicians take short-term clinical jobs for many reasons,
- Supplemental Income — earn extra, premium income on
- Freedom and Flexibility — work wherever and whenever
- Travel and Experience — learn from different
practices across the nation
- Life Changes — ease your transition into retirement
or from residency
- Aid to Underserved — help those in need in
understaffed rural areas
Do I need to make a minimum commitment to Nomad?
Nope. Nomad is all about independence. Work as much or as little
as you like.
How do I get paid?
All your payments are directly deposited into your bank account.
Everything is electronic and automatic. No paper checks.
What is the average pay?
Pay rates are given for each Nomad job upon login, and are
negotiable with medical employers. Generally locum tenens medical
professionals can expect to make 30-50% more than a permanent
Do I need to get my own malpractice insurance?
Don't worry, we've got you covered! If you're not automatically
covered under the hiring facility's insurance, Nomad will provide
best-in-class, occurrence-based medical
malpractice insurance from Coverys. Specific plan information is
always listed on our job postings.
What if I don't have the necessary state license for a job?
Nomad automates all state license applications.
If there's enough time before the job starts, we'll get your
license for you.
Do I have to pay anything to use this service?
Nomad is completely free for doctors.
Will my profile be visible to the public?
No. We take your privacy very seriously.
Only Nomad-verified employers will be able to see your