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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.

  • 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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  • Avoiding Physician Burnout in the New Year

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    POSTED: January 19, 2017

    Let's first take a look at physician burnout's recent history, then examine the ways in which hospitals and other organizations can turn the tides in 2017....

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  • 5 Ways to Know You’re Ready to Try Locum Tene ...

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    POSTED: January 17, 2017

    Maybe you've heard about the independence and flexibility that come with locum tenens, but haven’t explored further. After all, the locum tenens lifestyle is different from the traditional understanding of a medical career. Here's how to know you're ready to try locum tenens....

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  • 5 Top Healthcare Trends to Watch This Year

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    POSTED: January 13, 2017

    Plenty of evolution is on the way, so it's time to begin planning so that trends translate to opportunity rather than disruption. Let's take a look at five of the biggest healthcare trends that need to be on leaders' radar going into 2017....

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