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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 Locum Tenens Story: Meet Dr

    William Feat

    POSTED: September 19, 2019

    Since he began working with Barton Associates, interventional cardiologist Dr. William D. has been on more than 10 assignments across Alabama while running his own private practice. Dr. William was kind enough to share his locum tenens story with us....

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  • Open Enrollment Time! 3 Tips to...

    Openenroll Feat

    POSTED: September 17, 2019

    As fall approaches, now is the time to think about selecting a health insurance plan and a primary care physician if you haven’t already. In a nutshell, when seeking a primary care doctor and associated healthcare facility, consider what the needs of you and your family are to see what would be the best fit for you....

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  • #LocumLife: The Importance of Self-Care

    Selfcare Feat

    POSTED: September 12, 2019

    Towards the end of my most recent assignment, I started to feel burned-out, noticing that familiar inner tug which was telling me that I was overdue for a break. So, when I started to feel more exhausted and less motivated, I knew it was time for a break, as this was the best way that I could care for myself....

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