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My Locum Tenens Story: Meet Dr. Craig S.

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Life as a Locum Dentist

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Assistant Physicians Play a Vital Role for Healthcare in Rural Communities

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The Faces of Nurse Anesthesia

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Locum Heroes Follow Up: Whitney Holmes, NP

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Open Enrollment Time! 3 Tips to Find a Primary Care Doctor

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My Locum Tenens Story: Meet Dr. William D.

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#LocumLife: The Importance of Self-Care

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Nontraditional Ideas for Locum Tenens Work

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My Locum Tenens Story: Meet Dr. Maury G.

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How Do Telehealth Laws and Regulations Vary By State?

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Myths About Prison Healthcare

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    How Assembly Bill 5 Might Affect Locum Tenens Providers

    On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court issued its opinion in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court of Los Angeles. In its decision, the California Supreme Court overthrew the “Borello” test used in California to determine whether independent contractors were free from direction an...

    Chris Keeley Chris Keeley | November 05, 2019

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    #BecauseICan: Bring My Horses With Me

    When going on a locum tenens assignment, it is not uncommon for providers to bring their pets. For Dr. Van M.,MD, he seldom travels without his horses....

    Chris Keeley Chris Keeley | October 31, 2019

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    My Locum Tenens Story: Meet Dr. Andrew P.

    Dr. Andrew is a Barton locum radiologist, and was kind enough to speak with us about his locum tenens experience. Here’s what he had to say about his relationship with his Barton recruiter and the opportunities locum tenens assignments have given him....

    Barton Team Barton Team | October 29, 2019

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    5 Steps to Retire Student Debt Faster

    Since you’re reading this, you’ve likely made the decision to take on debt. The lenders assured you, you’d have the resources to pay it back. Read on to learn how locum tenens can help....

    Gail Clifford, MD Gail Clifford, MD | October 24, 2019

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    The IMLC: Creating Opportunities for Healthcare Professionals

    The Interstate Medical Licensure Compact (IMLC) provides a way for providers to obtain a new state medical license through an expedited process. In the competitive world of locum tenens, the IMLC allows providers to be presented for positions despite not already being licensed in the particular stat...

    Chris Keeley Chris Keeley | October 22, 2019

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    Addiction Treatment Week 2019: Closing the Gap [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Providers have been called upon to help close a treatment gap that leaves the majority of addiction sufferers untreated every year. In this infographic, we explore facts and figures behind the American addiction epidemic, what you can do to keep helping, and how Barton can guide you through next ste...

    Barton Team Barton Team | October 21, 2019

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    Independent Contractors: How Do I Choose the Best Business Structure?

    Are you considering locum work, because it offers the flexibility to choose where and when to work? Sounds like a dream job, right? While the independence that accompanies locum tenens is a plus for many, it’s a good idea to carefully review all factors. One of the most important considerations dec...

    Sonya Brown, CRNA Sonya Brown, CRNA | October 17, 2019

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    #BecauseICan: Volunteer Around the World

    Evy S., CFNP loves mission trips and volunteering internationally. She started locum tenens work in 2014, as a means of funding her own charitable work around the world. When we spoke with Evy, she explained how locum tenens has provided her with the financial flexibility to leave her full-time job ...

    Ellen Lowry Ellen Lowry | October 16, 2019

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    Locum or Permanent Positions: Which Pays More?

    Whether you’re just setting out into your nurse practitioner career or are a veteran looking for a career change, filling locum tenens positions can be both a valuable and lucrative way to explore the medical world! Barton Associates helps staff hospitals, clinics, and other organizations with locu...

    Dr. Melissa DeCapua, DNP, PMHNP Dr. Melissa DeCapua, DNP, PMHNP | October 15, 2019

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    6 Questions Every Provider Should Ask During a Locum Tenens Interview

    As a locum tenens provider, you quickly grow accustomed to experiences and situations that are far less common in other career paths. Consider job interviews as an example. Every successful locum tenens engagement starts with a phone-based question-and-answer — a situation colleagues in permanent ro...

    Evan Wade Evan Wade | October 10, 2019