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For Providers

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.

  • 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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  • When to Hire a Psychiatrist vs...

    Do you know the difference? Comparing the backgrounds and skill sets offered by each of these highly trained provider types will help you decide which will best meet the needs of your hospital, practice, or company. Click the image to enlarge our infographic. Want to read more from a provider's point of view? See the blog post, "Can You Hire a Clinical Psychologist Instead of a Psychiatrist?" ...

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  • Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice Laws

    Interactive Nurse Practitioner (NP) Scope of Practice Law Guide Nurse practitioner (NP) scope of practice laws vary from state to state. Barton Associates understands these laws may have an effect on the locum tenens nurse practitioners we place throughout the United States, and so we put together this handy interactive guide that offers a snapshot of each state’s scope of practice laws. For more information on specific state requirements, please review each state’s nurse...

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  • [Webinar] Locum Tenens Taxes and Tax

    Locum Tenens Tax Webinar

    POSTED: March 22, 2018

    Barton Associates’ locum tenens tax guide author and healthcare tax expert Andrew D. Schwartz, CPA, addressed locum tenens tax questions and the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in our recent webinar. Watch it here!...

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  • Locum Tenens Staffing: 3 Reasons Personality...

    Personality Matters In Your Locum Candidates

    POSTED: March 20, 2018

    Personality should be considered just as carefully as the locum’s abilities and experience in your approach to locum tenens staffing. Here are a few reasons why....

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  • What Is Locum Tenens to You...

    What Is Lt 5 Clinicians Share Their Perspectives

    POSTED: March 15, 2018

    What is locum tenens? Well, locum professionals come from any number of specialties and training programs — and discover any number of reasons to love the work. We spoke with five providers to learn what locum tenens means to them. Here’s what they had to say....

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