Helping thousands of hospitals clinics practices corporations insurers schools find quality healthcare talent

For Providers

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

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For Clients & Hiring Managers

Barton Associates is a leading national healthcare staffing company that recruits and assigns locum physicians, dentists, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners to perform medical services at hospitals, medical practices, and companies across the country on a temporary basis, in a wide variety of specialties.

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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.

  • Is Locum Tenens Right for You? [Quiz]

    Are you looking to gain experience and start your career in the healthcare industry? Do you want to create a flexible schedule that matches your day-to-day life?  Take our quiz and find out if locum tenens is right for you! ...

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  • What Is Locum Tenens?

    If you’re a physician, NP, PA, 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...

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  • Hiring With Locum Tenens

    For those not fluent in Latin, “locum tenens” translates to “place holder.” In the medical world, it simply refers to providers who take on short-term jobs to fill gaps created by staffing shortages at hospitals, private practices, and organizations. Partnering with a locum tenens company gives you...

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  • My Experience As a Locum With Barton Associat ...

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    POSTED: December 05, 2016

    After a recent transition out of a private practice, I started doing locum tenens work. I was referred to Barton Associates and started working with my physician recruiter, John. John took the time to really explore what it was I was looking to create by going into locum tenens work. John reviewed w...

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  • How Locum Tenens Can Help Your Holiday Staffi ...

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    POSTED: December 02, 2016

    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...

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  • Video: 7 Facts About the Modern Nurse Practit ...

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    POSTED: November 14, 2016

    Nurse practitioners are finishing graduate school in record numbers and are changing the way patients receive healthcare. In fact, there are more than 222,000 NPs licensed in the U.S., according to the AANP. Check out our video explainer to learn everything you need to know about the modern NP gra...

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