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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.

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    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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    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. 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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  • 4 Tips to Finding Psychiatry Jobs

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    Exploring new opportunities is a normal part of career growth. NP Melissa DeCapua shares her tips for finding psychiatry jobs. ...

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    Psychiatrist Shortage

    POSTED: June 19, 2018

    A lack of qualified mental health professionals looms — with psychiatrist roles in particularly short supply. There’s no single fix to the psychiatrist shortage. The ideal solution is one that approaches the problem from multiple angles, with these strategies showing the most promise....

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    Provider Faqs

    POSTED: June 14, 2018

    What is locum tenens? For those who want to learn more, we’re answering some of the most frequently asked questions about locum tenens careers....

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