The reality is $100 an hour is NOT chump change. What actually brought this idea to mind is a memory I had of a CRNA state conference meeting I attended 5 years ago as a first year SRNA. One of the topics discussed at this conference was the future of reimbursement and compensation. What I … More Why $100 An Hour Is Chump Change
I’ve always had this idea that even though private practice pays more than a W2, the benefits offered through a W2 far outweigh the money earned in private. As a result, I figured one would have to make approximately 25-30% more in private practice in order to make up for the benefits one obtains from … More W2 vs. 1099: A Breakdown of Finances
An individual recently reached out to me via e-mail and asked if I would share an outline of my resume I used to apply for jobs when I graduated from nurse anesthesia school. I figured I’d share a copy of my 2014 and recently revised 2017 resume just to serve as a template for those may be interested. … More Job Resume: Past & Present
I’ve been meaning to post my initial thoughts about providing anesthesia in a medical office as I’ve started to move into this arena several months ago. Again, I’ve been a full-fledged CRNA for 2 years now and I’ve been very interested with moonlighting in as many different settings as I can find just because I find … More Office Based Anesthesia: An Entirely Different Animal
I’ll be coming up to my 2 year anniversary since beginning my career as a CRNA. My full time job is at a major academic medical center, but I’ll moonlight at multiple surgery centers around the city. I started my foray into private practice around 6 months into being a full-fledged CRNA and boy, was … More Private Practice: Is It Worth It?
Please excuse that cheesy photo of the Private Practice casting crew. I couldn’t help myself. I began private practice just a little past my 6 month mark (summer of 2015) as a new grad CRNA. I had sought the counsel of a couple of lawyers and accountants to get an idea on how I might … More My Foray Into Private Practice
A limited liability company is a business structure that limits the liability of its members and passes through its income to its member with no tax at the entity level. An LLC acts as a combination between a general partnership and a corporation. There are different types of LLCs such a series and a single-member LLC. The … More Single Member Limited Liability Company – Basics
So, you’re starting out in private practice as a 1099. What should you do? You’ve heard all sorts of advice from a bunch of different CRNAs. Some say you should incorporate. Others say you don’t have to. So, which is it? Whose right? Well, like in anesthesia when confronted with a complicated case with a … More Sole Proprietorship – Basics