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At Barton Associates, we place locum tenens physiciansNPs, PAs, dentists, and CRNAs in all 50 states. Whether you are a seasoned provider or just getting into the locum tenens market, Barton Associates has the experience and the resources to find you the perfect opportunity and get you to that assignment quickly and efficiently.

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For Clients & Hiring Managers

Barton Associates is a leading national healthcare staffing company. We recruit physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, dentists, and CRNAs in a wide variety of specialties, and can quickly place them in locum tenens assignments at hospitals, practices, and organizations nationwide.

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Barton and Locum Tenens


Barton Associates is a leading national locum tenens agency for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, dentists, and CRNAs. We have the experience, resources, and scale needed to efficiently match talented healthcare providers with great hospitals, medical practices, and companies across the country in a wide variety of practice settings.

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