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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.

  • What Is Locum Tenens?

    If you’re a physician, NP, PA, CRNA 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 For those not fluent in Latin, “locum tenens” translates to “place holder.” In the medical...

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  • PA State Laws - Interactive Map

    This interactive guide offers a snapshot of each state's licensing requirements and guidelines for physician assistants. ...

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  • PA Scope of Practice Laws

    Interactive PA Scope of Practice Law Guide All physician assistants 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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  • My NP Story: Meet Cynthia J.

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    POSTED: November 13, 2019

    In celebration of National Nurse Practitioner (NP) Week 2019, we spoke with Cynthia J., NP about her experiences as a locum tenens NP....

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  • #BecauseICan Visit My Parents in England

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    POSTED: November 12, 2019

    After severely breaking her leg in a skiing accident in the 1980’s, Feneta went back to college to pursue a career in healthcare. She is a family practice nurse practitioner (NP) and specializes in urgent care and emergency medicine. For the past nine years, Feneta has been doing locum tenens full-time....

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  • Telemedicine Equipment: 7 Essentials for Your...

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    POSTED: November 07, 2019

    Proper lighting techniques and what not to wear isn’t all you need to know. In this second piece of our two-part series on readying your virtual exam room, we’ll discuss the telemedicine equipment you need to provide remote patients with the best possible care....

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