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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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  • Is a Dentistry Staffing Shortage Looming...

    Is A Dental Shortage Looming

    POSTED: January 16, 2018

    Locum tenens dentists are a viable staffing solution in light of a looming dentistry staffing shortage. By leaving the searching, vetting, and the bulk of the onboarding process to a trusted and dedicated locum tenens agency, organizations can achieve peace of mind....

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  • The 5 Top Destinations for Locum...

    Top Locum Destinations

    POSTED: January 11, 2018

    As we leave 2017 behind, we thought we’d highlight some of the most interesting locum tenens positions we had to offer from California to the East Coast, and everywhere in between! Find your next job today....

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  • Improving Healthcare Staffing ROI With Locum...

    Improving Healthcare Staffing Roi With Locum Tenens Providers

    POSTED: January 09, 2018

    Many facilities across the U.S. have realized how locum tenens staffing can be a great way to improve healthcare staffing ROI while adding other intangible values....

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