LOCUMS for HIRE is committed to a culture of openness and honesty with both anesthesia providers and its facilities. The founders started the business in 2020 driven by a passion to change their industry.

Team of LOCUMS Specialists

Scott Daoust
Scott DaoustCo-Founder

“After two decades, I made the leap to locums. Since then, I’ve worked with several agencies as a locum, and experienced many great things while also recognizing real opportunities for improvement. I am committed to changing the industry by offering both anesthesia providers and facilities transparency, openness and honesty with the LOCUMS for HIRE experience.”

Education:
B.S. in Nursing, University of South Alabama, 1996
M.S. in Anesthesia, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2000

Experience:
24 years’ experience in nursing
20-year career practicing CRNA
2 years’ experience as full-time locum tenens CRNA

Recreation:
Scott enjoys boating, fishing, hunting, and being outdoors.  He is also passionate about traveling and spending time with family.

Joel Donald
Joel DonaldCo-Founder

“We will have a culture of openness and honesty with our clients and anesthesia providers. This drives us to implement change that provides value for every provider and the facilities with whom we work.”

Education:
B.S. in Nursing, University of Mobile, 1994
M.S. in Nurse Anesthesia, Baylor College of Medicine, 2000

Experience:
26 years’ experience in nursing
20 years’ experience as a CRNA
5 years’ experience as a full-time locum tenens provider

Recreation:
In his free time,  Joel enjoys working on restoring his Grand Banks trawler and cruising the Gulf Coast.

Mikeal Donald
Mikeal DonaldChief Operating Officer

“With an experienced business eye, we walk providers and facilities through the locum tenens process step-by-step. It is our aim to both simplify the process and serve with integrity.”

Experience:
AnyLabTestNow, Franchise Owner, 2010-18, Daphne, AL and Pensacola, FL Locations
AnyLabTestNow, Franchise Advisory Council, 2018
Fairhope Historic Homes Tour, Chairwoman, 2012-14
Fairhope Yacht Club, Junior Advisor, 2009-11
Pink Crocodile, Manager, Fairhope retail store, 2007-09

Recreation:
Mikeal loves hiking, boat rides and sharing good wine with friends and family.

Michelle Daoust
Michelle DaoustChief Financial Officer

“Our team provides a personalized approach to service throughout, consistently keeping our finger on the pulse of all relationships established – both anesthesia provider and facility client.  We remain poised to help providers and facilities who need our experienced direction and assistance in reaching their anesthesiology career and life balance goals.”

Education:
B.S. in Health Education, University of South Alabama, 1990
M.S. in Exercise Physiology, University of South Alabama, 1991

Experience:
32 years’ experience in the Corporate Wellness and Fitness Industry
25 years’ experience in Fitness Management

Recreation:
Michelle loves the beach and time on the boat.  She is a big outdoor person and enjoys any outdoor activities.