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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. ...

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  • 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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  • Bridging the Communication Gap: Locum Tenens...

    Cancer Care Featured

    POSTED: May 23, 2019

    Locum tenens providers face a real challenge in taking on an assignment in a cancer center. Whether it’s a comprehensive cancer center in a big city or a small community hospital in a rural area, there are some ways to prepare for and deal with communication and care challenges....

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  • Finding Health Insurance as an Independent...


    POSTED: May 21, 2019

    The thought of choosing a health insurance plan may feel overwhelming. Luckily, there is an abundance of information available to help you choose a plan....

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  • Considerations When Hiring Locums: NPs Travel...

    Nps Travel Featured

    POSTED: May 16, 2019

    Luckily, in today’s healthcare landscape, nurse practitioners are available and ready to step up and meet your temporary staffing need. Yes, NPs travel too, and there are plenty of good reasons for you to consider requesting a nurse practitioner to be your next locum tenens provider....

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