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LocumTenens.com Sponsors Medical Brigades to Honduras
Date:2/4/2010

LocumTenens.com employees travel with team to volunteer

Alpharetta, GA (Vocus) February 5, 2010 -- LocumTenens.com, a full-service physician recruiting firm and online job board, is proud to support important work providing medical care to the underserved in Honduras. Through a partnership between Jackson Healthcare, LocumTenens.com's parent company, and Mission Predisan, a Christian not-for-profit organization, LocumTenens.com has sponsored two one-week medical brigades to Honduras. In January, two LocumTenens.com employees had the opportunity to join the second brigade, traveling with the team to Catacamas, Honduras.

The medical brigades consist of volunteer physicians, nurses and allied health professionals who volunteer to provide diagnostic and treatment services to the people of Catacamas, Honduras and 49 nearby rural areas. The teams provide much needed medical care to people who otherwise would go without care. On average Predisan sends 18-20 brigades each year to provide surgeries for people who are often forced to wait 6-8 months for necessary surgeries.

"We are happy to have the opportunity to work with an organization that has consistently provided such vital care to the people of Honduras for almost 25 years,” said R. Shane Jackson, president of LocumTenens.com. "LocumTenens.com is grateful to play a small role in Predisan's work, and thankful to be able to provide an opportunity for two of our associates to have such a rich learning experience outside of the office.”

Chris Franklin, vice president of the surgery division, and Mark Holmes, director of recruiting – psychiatry, represented LocumTenens.com on the recent trip to Honduras which took place January 16-21.

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