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Introduction to Taxes for Independent Contractors

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...

Aug 19, 2020

How to Write a CV for Locum Tenens Jobs

Writing a CV may seem challenging, especially if you are starting from scratch. To help you get started we compiled a checklist of everything you should include in your...

Jun 09, 2020

Tips for Talking to Patients About Medical Care During the Pandemic

Life does not stop during a global pandemic. Everyday illnesses continue to affect patients nationwide. Even with their health and well-being at risk, many patients are scared to seek...

May 29, 2020

Doctors Are Using TikTok to Connect with Patients

In a world centered around social media, it should come as no surprise that there is yet another app sweeping the nation. The latest app that has captivated a...

Feb 05, 2020

The Benefits of Working on Holidays

The holiday season is quickly approaching, which means there is a greater need for locum tenens since many full-time providers take time off during the holidays. While it may...

Nov 22, 2019

How does travel and housing work?

One of the most common questions locum tenens providers have is, “how does travel and housing work?” No agency is the same, but at NEXTLocums we offer a couple...

Nov 15, 2019

How long are locum tenens assignments?

Locum tenens work is often desirable due to the flexibility of assignments which allows providers to have more freedom in their professional and personal lives. Finding the right assignment...

Nov 08, 2019

Can I Travel with Family or Pets?

Today, more and more  healthcare providers are making locum tenens a full-time career. Because they are traveling  frequently, many providers are choosing to bring their family and pets with...

Oct 28, 2019