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For Providers

At Barton Associates, we place locum tenens physicians, dentists, NPs, and PAs 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, dentists, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners 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, dentists, and physician assistants. 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.

  • Interstate Medical Licensure Compact (IMLC) Qualification...

    Eight states are currently participating the new Interstate Medical Licensure Compact (IMLC), with another 10 on the horizon. This means getting simultaneously licensed in these states is now quick and easy, and Barton Associates’ licensing and credentialing team is here and ready to help with every step of the process.  Currently, there are eight participating states. Below is a list of the current participating Compact Member States: AlabamaIdahoIowaKansasMississippiWest VirginiaWisconsinWyoming These 1...

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  • Get the Facts: The Physician Shortage

    Chances are, your organization has already felt the pinch of the ongoing physician shortage. And if it hasn’t, it will.  As demand for healthcare services increases across the United States, hospitals and other facilities will find it even more difficult to attract and retain quality physicians. This will negatively affect care quality and patient satisfaction, work-life balance for staff physicians, and your bottom line. For a deeper look into the...

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  • Test Your HIPAA Compliance Knowledge [Quiz]

    When HIPAA was signed into law in August 1996, its goals were twofold: to streamline healthcare delivery and to increase the number of Americans with health insurance coverage. The HIPAA privacy rule was enacted in response to issues concerning the electronic transmission of patient health information, which was growing along with the internet in the 1990s. In today’s cybersecurity climate, it’s vital that you’re well-versed in HIPAA compliance. HIPAA...

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  • What to See at AANP 2017...

    Aanp 2017

    POSTED: June 22, 2017

    On Tuesday, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) opened the doors of the Pennsylvania Convention Center to begin its annual national conference. With so much to choose from, it may be difficult to decide who and what to see, and when. Here’s what we suggest you check out while you're at AANP 2017!...

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  • Our Picks: 6 NP Blogs and

    Np Blogs

    POSTED: June 20, 2017

    As a leading staffing agency for nurse practitioners, Barton Associates is committed to placing talented NPs in great locum tenens positions throughout the United States. As part of this commitment, and in celebration of this week's AANP conference, we have compiled a list of NP blogs and resources to help make these professionals' jobs easier....

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  • Are Locum Tenens Providers the Answer...

    Rural Facilities Locum Tenens

    POSTED: June 15, 2017

    The national healthcare system has been in a state of rapid transformation for decades, and rural facilities are finding it difficult to keep up. Are locum tenens healthcare professionals the answer they’ve been seeking?...

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