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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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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 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.

  • What Is Locum Tenens?


    If you’re a physician, NP, PA, CRNA or dentist, you know how difficult a career in healthcare can be. Long hours, school loans, and high patient loads are just a fraction of what you have to deal with. As a result, many healthcare professionals look to locum tenens as an option for their next career move For those not fluent in Latin, “locum tenens” translates to “place holder.” In the medical...

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  • PA State Laws - Interactive Map


    This interactive guide offers a snapshot of each state's licensing requirements and guidelines for physician assistants. ...

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  • PA Scope of Practice Laws


    Interactive PA Scope of Practice Law Guide All physician assistants must practice with a collaborating physician; however, state laws dictate the extent of that relationship. This interactive tool provides an overview of PA scope of practice laws by state with regard to the Six Key Elements of a Modern PA Practice Act from the American Academy of PAs (AAPA). For more information on specific state laws, consult your state’s PA practice act...

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  • Need Holiday Coverage? Try Locum Tenens...

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    POSTED: November 27, 2020

    As the cold fall season brings us closer to the winter months, it’s time to start planning for holiday coverage at your organization. Thanks to vacations and winter illnesses, many facilities find themselves without sufficient coverage from November through January. This can result in a decrease in revenue, burnout among regular staff, and — most importantly — interrupted care for patients. Luckily, there is a solution to get you through...

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  • Rural Hospital Finds Consistent Locum Coverage...

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    POSTED: November 19, 2020

    In a recent report by the AAMC, it was estimated that there will be a shortage of between 54,100 and 139,000 physicians by the year 2033. But this growing physician shortage has already presented a problem, with facilities across the United States looking to locum tenens to fill gaps in coverage. In rural areas, especially, it can be hard to find a permanent provider - and hard to find consistent...

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  • Practicing Mindfulness Will Help You as...

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    POSTED: November 11, 2020

    Happy Nurse Practitioner week! This week, Barton Associates is reminding NPs everywhere to "refill their own cup.", meaning, take some time to care for themselves after a year of caring for others. This blog post, originally posted on Nadia's own blog, is by a former locum tenens provider, Nadia S., author of The Ultimate Nurse Practitioner Guidebook and owner of the Nurse Practitioner Mentorship Project. To learn more about Nadia...

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