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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.

  • 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. ...

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  • PA Scope of Practice Laws

    Interactive PA Scope of Practice Law Guide All PAs must practice with a collaborating physician; however, state laws dictate the extent of that relationship. This interactive guide 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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  • #LocumLife Reflections: Locum Tenens Week 2019...

    Nadia Ltweek Blog Featured

    POSTED: August 14, 2019

    Locum tenens has definitely pushed me out of my comfort zone, both personally and professionally, though I wouldn’t have it any other way. So many people ask - why locum tenens? They can’t see themselves living a life of so much travel and so many unknowns....

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  • 2019 General Locum Survey

    Infographic Ltweek Blog Featured

    POSTED: August 13, 2019

    To better understand the industry, the locums, and the providers who have not yet explored this career path, Barton Associates initiated the General Locum Survey in early 2019.The General Locum Survey sought to answer how they learned about this career path, why they started, the best and worst parts about locum tenens, and more....

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  • Locum Tenens Week 2019: #WhyLocumTenens

    Video Ltweek Blog Featured

    POSTED: August 12, 2019

    To celebrate National Locum Tenens Week 2019, we surveyed nearly 2,000 providers about the reasons why they started this career path, what keeps them motivated to continue and more. Check out our teaser video to hear what they had to say!...

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