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NEXTLocums Higher Standard Award Recipient: Dr. Watts

The NEXTLocums Higher Standard Award recognizes healthcare providers who go above and beyond in their work and truly live our mission of improving lives and making healthcare work better. We are proud to present the Higher Standard Award to: Dr. Watts How Dr. Watts improves lives and makes healthcare work better: Dr. Watts has worked

NEXTLocums Higher Standard Award Recipient: Dr. Burgesser

The NEXTLocums Higher Standard Award recognizes one healthcare provider each quarter who goes above and beyond in their work and truly lives our mission of improving lives and making healthcare work better. We are proud to present the Higher Standard Award to: Dr. Burgesser How Dr. Burgesser improves lives and makes healthcare work better: Dr.

How Technology is Used in the Fight Against COVID-19

3d printing covid-19 mask

Frontline workers remain true heroes as our nation continues to battle COVID-19. They risk their lives each day to help others, but they cannot combat this deadly virus on their own. Fortunately, we live in a world with remarkable technology. Below are some examples of technology that is being used in the fight against COVID-19.

Q&A with Locum Tenens: Richard Beevers, FNP

At NEXTLocums, we love getting to know our providers. Meet Richard Beevers, FNP. Richard has been a locum tenens provider for seven months and works with Indian Health Services.   NEXTLocums: Why did you become a locum tenens provider?   Beevers: I became a locum‘s provider as a change. I was looking for something different and the opportunity

How to Compare Locum Tenens Jobs

Doctor comparing jobs

As you prepare to start your locum tenens journey, one of the most important things to understand is how to compare locum tenens jobs. Depending on your specialty and desired location to work, you will likely have a handful of jobs to choose from, which can be overwhelming to new locums providers. Use the tips

Traveling to Your Assignment During a Pandemic

One of the most common questions our team receives since the beginning of COVID-19 is about traveling to assignments during a pandemic. Providers are rightfully concerned about getting to and from their destination, as well as finding safe places to live while on assignment. Thankfully, NEXTLocums’ travel and housing team is here to help make your experience

Part-time Anesthesiologist and CRNA Career Outlook

Anesthesiologists and CRNAs

A recent study indicates that within the next five years, around 30 percent of anesthesiologists and CRNAs will be eligible for retirement. Unfortunately, this comes at a time when our nation continues to experience a physician shortage as older providers retire, and younger generations are opting out of medical school. Luckily, for those who are already practicing anesthesiology, the

Introduction to Taxes for Independent Contractors

1099 Taxes

Before beginning your locum tenens journey, it’ important to learn how taxes work for independent contractors, also known as 1099 employees. 1099 employees are self-employed and, in the case of locum tenens providers, have a lot more freedom and flexibility when it comes to their work-life balance. However, there are some differences between full-time W-2