Give your community the locums physicians it deserves.

Hire top-tier, independent locums physicians directly for up to 40% less than you’d pay an agency.

Stabilize your schedule.

New starts or unexpected turnover can be difficult to navigate. Quickly draw from a nationwide pool of high-quality, independent physicians who would relish the opportunity to compete for your business.

Build out your bench.

Avoid expensive, last-minute rates by acknowledging locums as a necessity and planning for it. Build out your own roster of independent locums for relief coverage.

Spend less on locum tenens.

Hire physicians directly and avoid the 25-70% markup that agencies typically charge. Sycamore’s transaction fees and buyouts are the lowest in the industry.

Pick from a new breed of locums docs

92 %

of Sycamore physicians are names you’ve never seen before.

Gain access to top-tier, independent locums physicians that you can’t find through an agency.

87 %

of Sycamore physicians are asked back for additional assignments.

Work with elite doctors who emphasize quality and customer service because they want your long-term business.

100 %

of candidates you’ll review are interested & available.

You and your MSO will never waste any time on candidates who have no chance of making it on your schedule.

Incentives aligned.

The locums agency model is fundamentally flawed. They are rewarded when they hire cheap, barely qualified docs and charge you a fortune.

With Sycamore, you hire the physicians directly, pay the physicians directly, and Sycamore charges a flat rate of 9.75%. You are able to afford high-performing physicians for much less than you’re paying an agency. And, we do more than “cover shifts.” Our docs are value-added partners who leave your hospital better than they found it. It’s a win-win-win!

9.75% 25-70% Physicians make more. You pay less. It’s a great foundation for a long, successful partnership. Physicians make more. You pay less.

Hire independent doctors in 3 steps


Post your job for free

Tell us about your staffing needs. Sycamore connects you with top independent locums physicians for every scenario.


Only review available candidates

We’ll filter out candidates that aren’t interested and available to ensure you and your MSO aren’t wasting time on docs who will never actually make it on the schedule.


Pay when they work

No upfront retainers or hidden fees. You pay Sycamore a flat 9.75% fee for locums or $10k for temp-to-permanent hires.

Emergency & hospitalist physicians for any staffing situation.

New Starts & Transitions

Our hit team of top performers will stabilize your schedule and work with your staff to improve your key metrics.

One-Off & Holiday Shifts

Ensure your mission and values are represented well by hiring temporary docs who care about their reputations.

Ongoing Locums Coverage

Contract with long-term locums docs that provide stability to your department.

Permanent Positions

Let Sycamore tap into our national network to recruit the top talent that your team can’t find.


Locums Coverage

Sycamore partners with your team to facilitate the whole process and we charge a flat rate of 9.75% with a buy-out price of $10K (allowing for a “try before you buy” approach) - which is lower than anyone in the industry.

9.75% on top of wages
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Hire A Full Recruiting Department

Sycamore can give you access to a nationwide pool of candidates at the fraction of the cost of employing a full-time recruiter.

  • Put your recruiting on auto-pilot
  • Keep your schedule full with high-performing physicians
  • Eliminate costly conference budgets and other recruiting expenses
As low as$15k annually
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