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Floyd Lee Locums, a national healthcare staffing firm based in Charleston, SC, was recognized as the winner in the Small Business of the Year category.

Charleston Locums Firm Wins Small Business of the Year Award

Floyd Lee Locums, a national healthcare staffing firm based in Charleston, SC, was recognized as the winner in the Small Business of the Year category.

Locums Success in 2022

As the year draws to a close and we reflect on the year to come, many physicians are making New Year’s resolutions.

Top 5 Reasons to Get Started with Locums

Many physicians desire to make the transition to locums for obvious reasons: more control over your schedule, higher pay, the opportunity to be your own boss, etc.

Floyd Lee Locums’ CEO Named to Global Power 150 List

Floyd Lee Locums, a national healthcare staffing firm based in Charleston, SC, was recognized as the winner in the Small Business of the Year category.

Provider Profile: Bryan Hudson, Critical Care Physician Associate

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts are growing in communities and company cultures every day.

Provider Profile: Prabh Grewal, Oral Surgeon

For any servicemember transitioning back to civilian life, the change can be challenging. For Dr. Prabh Grewal, it was a big step to take in July 2020, especially after service in the Army for 14 years.

Provider Profile: Cindy R, CRNA

When CRNA Cindy R, joined the Floyd Lee Locums family in November 2020, we were deep in the pandemic challenges, and Cindy, who had been practicing locums for three years, was open to continuing her career providing support to facilities in need.

FLL Profile: COO Nicole Burleson

When the pandemic hit the United States full force in March 2020, the country stood still.

FLL Profile: CEO Natasha Lee

When Natasha Lee opened Floyd Lee Locums with Matt Floyd in 2017, it was a crowded marketplace for healthcare staffing.

How Floyd Lee Locums is Looking to the Future

At Floyd Lee Locums, we are privileged to get to work with a wide array of locums talent.

Meet Our Team – Nick Angellotti

In Nick’s role as Healthcare Consultant, he works to create a seamless, enjoyable experience for Floyd Lee Locums’ providers looking for their next career step.

“We Serve” Feature: A Caretaker Finding Community

We encourage employees topartner with people and programs that better the communities we live in. But, sometimes, as our Curriculum Development Specialist Joanna Van Oss found out—the community betters us at the same time.

Meet Our Team – Laura Bassett

Laura is Floyd Lee Locums’ operations liaison, acting in a support capacity for Payroll and Finance, as well as providing general backup for the Credentialing and Ops teams.

Inside Pride Month

A Q&A with our Concierge Coordinator, LaVonne Proctor

Juneteenth: A National Holiday with Local Significance

Across America, June 19 will be the most widespread celebration of Juneteenth since its inception.

Pride 2021: Back to the Streets

After 2019’s worldwide celebration of Pride’s 50th Anniversary, it felt like an invisible milestone had been reached.

Meet Our Team – Kemi Upchurch

Considered a top performer in the industry with multiple awards under her belt, Kemi is passionate about providing quality service with each clinician and facility engagement.

“We Serve” Feature: Ordinary People Stepping Up for Heroes

Our own VP of Organizational Effectiveness, Michelle Lathan, stepped up for a very worthwhile cause recently that honored the life of Travis Manion, a soldier who lost his life in Iraq.

Happy National Healthcare Recruiter Day

It has been 30 years since Congress declared the first Tuesday in June National Healthcare Recruiter Day.

“We Serve” Feature: A Cancer Warrior Who Won’t Quit

Leslie steps up with others to help local cancer patients in and around the Pee Dee, South Carolina area.

“We Serve” Feature: Doing Right By Donating

As part of Floyd Lee Locums volunteerism program, “We Serve,” we encourage employees to partner with people and programs that better the communities we live in.

Meet Our Team – LaVonne Proctor

As a Concierge Coordinator, LaVonne is responsible for coordinating direct marketing efforts, including lead sourcing, distribution, follow-up and reporting.

Meet Our Team – Ben Russell

Benjamin connects clinicians with positions and facilities that match their personal and professional goals.

Meet Our Team – Melanie DeFeo

Melanie DeFeo is focused on placing healthcare providers of all stripes and specialties in facilities across the country.

Locums Firm Has Back-to-Back Wins as Staffing Industry Analysts’ Best Staffing Firm to Temp For

Locums staffing firm, Floyd Lee Locums, was awarded its second consecutive win for Grand Prize Winner, Best Staffing Firm to Temp For.

“We Serve” Feature: Be a Mentor

As part of Floyd Lee Locums volunteerism program, “We Serve,” we encourage employees to partner with people and programs that better the communities we live in.

Celebrating a Black History Month Unlike Any Other

2020 was a daunting year! Between the raging pandemic and the heightened awareness of systemic racial injustice, the U.S. laid bare glaring inequities across healthcare, policing, criminal justice, education, and more.

Floyd Lee Locums CEO, Natasha Lee, appointed to Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Floyd Lee Locums CEO, Natasha Lee, appointed to Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Floyd Lee Locums’ CEO Again Named to Staffing Industry Analysts’ “Global Power 150 Women in Staffing List”

Natasha Lee joins an elite group of the best and brightest women leaders in staffing

“We Serve” Feature: Giving Back to the City We Call Home

As part of Floyd Lee Locums volunteerism program, “We Serve,” we encourage employees to partner with people and programs that better the communities we live in.

Meet Our Team – David Gibbons

In David’s position as Healthcare Consultant, his role is two-fold. First, he is charged with building relationships with new and existing facility partners.

Floyd Lee Locums Brings on Media and Client Development Champion

Today, Floyd Lee Locums announced the addition of Lauren Weatherbee to its growing team of staffing talent.

Meet Our Team – Parin Patel

As our operations specialist and concierge consultant, Parin Patel is here to serve our clinicians and take care of their every request as they settle into their new assignment, including arranging travel.

Meet Our Team – Kelly Konjevich

Kelly Konjevich manages all of the back office and internal finance functions of Floyd Lee Locums.

In the Spirit of Service: My “We Serve” Story

Every day, so many of us are lucky to be able to take for granted our good health.

Celebrating A Locums Week Unlike Any Other

2020 will be a year that changed everything. Not since the Affordable Care Act has there been such a seismic shift in healthcare’s impact.

The Long View of Locum Tenens Week

It isn’t every year a pandemic strikes. Not since H1N1 have medical facilities across the country braced themselves for a potential deluge of patients.

Locums Firm Bolsters Its Business Approach

Effective immediately, Floyd Lee Locums is proud to announce the addition of Jennifer Schultheis to its senior leadership team.

PRIDE 2020: A Look to the Next 50 Years

Since our company’s inception, June has been a chance for us to speak clearly about our stance on LGBTQ+ rights.


This Juneteenth, Floyd Lee Locums is asking its team to join in the commemoration of this historic date in America.

Plan Your Roadmap Back to the Routine

It’s incredible to see how quickly healthcare went from zero to 100 to face the threat of coronavirus head-on.

We Stand Against Injustice

We have been deeply saddened by the brutal murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and so many others who have suffered at the hands of systemic racism in our country.

Staffing Solutions for the New Normal in Healthcare

Regardless of where you are in America today, we’re all in the throes of coronavirus.

Staffing How It Should Be: A COVID-19 Case Study

Staffing healthcare facilities is always a critical job. It’s what connects patients to care. But as coronavirus reared its head in early 2020, communities across the country were hit hard.

Leading Locums Tenens Company Doubles Recruitment Team

Today, Floyd Lee Locums—a locum tenens firm based in Charleston, South Carolina—announced the recent addition of three new team members.

Locum Tenens Leader Expands Leadership Team with COO

Floyd Lee Locums today announced the expansion of its executive team, with Nicole Burleson taking the reins as Chief Operating Officer (COO) effective April 1, 2020.

Recognized as Grand Prize Winner by Staffing Industry Analysts

At the Staffing Industry Analysts virtual Executive Forum in March of this year, Floyd Lee Locums took home the Grand Prize for the Best Staffing Firm to Temp For, across all industries and agencies of all sizes.

Floyd Lee Locums’ Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

We hope you and your loved ones are well and staying safe. At Floyd Lee Locums, we have always committed ourselves to placing locums clinicians in medical facilities across the country, specifically in times of extreme need or when there are critical gaps.

Floyd Lee Locums Named Best Staffing Company to Temp For by Staffing Industry Analysts

Floyd Lee Locums has been named the Best Staffing Company to Temp For winner for 2020, based on feedback from the physicians, dentists and clinicians they serve.

Floyd Lee Locums Community Health and Safety Update

As a healthcare company providing locums services, we recognize our physicians and advanced practice providers are mission-critical to the communities where they are providing care.

Floyd Lee Locums’ VP Appointed to Locums Industry Board

Floyd Lee Locums’ VP Appointed to Locums Industry Board Michelle Lathan joins the NALTO® Board of Directors His self less sacrifice to do his goals actually [...]

Apps to Empower Your Locums Travel

For physicians taking up the locum lifestyle, there are resources that can make your journey a lot easier. Here’s a list of apps to help you before, during and after your next locums assignment.

The Interstate Medical Licensure Compact (IMLC): Growing and Strong!

In 2017, we shared an interview with our CEO, Natasha Lee, on the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact (IMLC). Described as a gamechanger at the time, Natasha spoke to the benefits and challenges of the Compact, including the application, understanding the licensing boards, and negotiating the fees.

3 Ways to Cope with a Changing Locums Marketplace

According to several experts, there have recently been changes in the locums marketplace as it pertains not just to EM physicians, but to all physicians who perform inpatient locums work.

Live Your Best Life as a Locums Physician

Locum tenens is bringing forward a whole new set of short- and long-term temporary roles to meet the rising need for physicians, specifically in rural and underserved communities.

How to Find Your Ideal Locum Tenens Physician Job

Countless locum tenens physician jobs are currently available across the country, such as part-time and full-time positions with varying assignment lengths. You can definitely find work [...]

Let’s Talk Tuesday: 4 Tips for Locums Professionals Preparing for Year End

The end of the year brings about a lot of excitement. The holiday season is a time for relaxing and celebrating with family and friends. However, in between your festive activities, take a few steps to prepare for the year end.

Why Permanent Roles aren’t Always the Solution

If your bottom line is becoming a challenge, there is an option for medical facilities that offers support in a more cost-effective manner.

What If There Was a Firm Tailored to Your Needs?

Healthcare organizations change. We tailor our services to match the evolutions of your business. You need a consistent locum tenens healthcare partner there for the journey.

Give Yourself the Gift of Locums

The holiday season is fast approaching. And while we usually think of this season as a time to give to others, we also need to consider what gifts we give ourselves.

Locums Firm Redefining Efficiency in Healthcare Staffing

Locums Firm Redefining Efficiency in Healthcare Staffing Charleston, SC, October 15, 2019 – South Carolina-based Floyd Lee Locums is investing and impressing with its expanded focus [...]

Let’s Talk Tuesday: 3 Reasons Why Every Specialist Should Perform Locums Work

Understanding how every specialist physician can benefit from performing Locums work. Join Dr. Stephanie in discovering those reasons and benefits.

5 Ways to Elevate Your Locums Game

It doesn’t take much to be a successful locums physician. Making these five simple changes can do a lot to elevate your locums game.

Surviving the Summer Heat

Surviving the Summer Heat It’s that time of year again - for fun summer vacations and soaring temperatures. Whether you’re traveling to a warmer climate for [...]

The 1 Thing You Can Never Have Enough of as a Locums Doctor

Dr. Stephanie has learned a lot from her years of locums experience. Read on to find out the one thing she believes you can never have enough of!

50 Years of Pride and More

50 Years of Pride and More On June 28, 1969, the dam broke in New York. LGBTQ+ members, long pushed to the periphery of society, started [...]

Let’s Talk Tuesday: 5 Reasons Why Every Physician Should Start Doing Locums Now!

Many physicians are excited when they decide to pursue locums work. The idea of more freedom, money, and control over their lives gives them a feeling of exhilaration.[…]

Memorial Day: Respect & Remembrance

Memorial Day: Respect & Remembrance By Natasha Lee, CEO of Floyd Lee Locums Today is one of the most meaningful days of the year for Floyd [...]

Let’s Talk Tuesday: Three Things to Consider When Choosing a Locums Company

It can be very overwhelming to decide which locums company to choose. If you consider these three things, you can save yourself a lot of time and stress.

A Call from the Future: Why You Should Expect More from Your Locums Partner

The old adage says, “Walk a mile in someone’s shoes.” And as a healthcare staffing professional, your shoes hold the answers to your organization’s challenges, opportunities [...]

Locums Logistics: How to Get Work Done While You are Getting Work Done

“As a locums physician, it is essential that you are always looking for your next assignment. Throughout my 10 years as a locums physician, I have discovered some products that can make your life—and organization—much better.”

Living the Locums Life: Q&A with Dr. Zakiya Antoine

It can be hard to get reliable locums advice. Check out this exclusive interview with two locums experts to learn what it takes to be a successful locums practitioner!

4 Tax Tips for Locum Tenens

Each year, as tax season rolls around, Floyd Lee Locums gets a lot of questions about what filing rules apply to locums professionals. While no tips […]

The Benefits of Life as a Locum Nurse Practitioner

The Benefits of Life as a Locum Nurse Practitioner Locum tenens roles are on the rise. And while many nurse practitioners receive adequate professional and financial [...]

Why We Celebrate National Doctors’ Day

Doctors are incredible. They hear us, help us and heal us. They usher us through each stage of life, guiding our well-being and healthcare decisions. That’s […]

5 Fun Facts for St. Patrick’s Day

Every year, on March 17, tens of millions of Americans will get together with family and friends to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. All across the country, […]

Black History Month: Moving Forward Together

Culture is an interesting thing. It’s teaches us where we came from, informs who we are, and inspires the generations that follow. Many of us pour [...]

Ditching the Disappointment: How to Have the Proper Locums Perspective

Being a locums physician can be difficult; the assignments are challenging, and inevitably you have to find the next one. Learn from one of the best on how to remain optimistic and beat the fear of disappointment.

Locum Tenens Primary Care: The Perfect Career Opportunity for Service Members and Their Families

Service members never compromise when it comes to commitment. They are always ready to go the extra mile. So, when it is our chance to serve [...]

Locums 101: Getting Back to Basics

At the start of the new year, physicians often take time to reflect on their careers. Many physicians consider making changes in their professional lives and [...]

Why Locums is Perfect for Your Medical Facility

Why Locums is Perfect for Your Medical Facility? Around the country, staffing is a challenge for medical facilities managing planned and unplanned vacancies. With less physicians [...]