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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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  • My First Days in New York

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    POSTED: January 21, 2019

    To kick-start 2019, Cindy is taking on a locum tenens assignment in New York, where she will be sharing her journey with us. The following blog post is written by Cindy, who discusses her preparations, travel experience and first few days in the city....

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    POSTED: January 17, 2019

    Like many other healthcare professionals, nurse practitioners face the challenge of burnout in the workplace. On the bright side, the world of healthcare is evolving to provide exciting opportunities for the ambitious nurse practitioner....

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    POSTED: January 15, 2019

    Cindy O. is a locum tenens NP and our very first Barton Ambassador! The following blog post is written by Cindy, where she discusses her initial decision to do locum tenens, her last assignment in Boston, and her preparations for her next assignment in New York....

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