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#LocumLife: Transitioning From Primary to Urgent Care

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Exploring the Benefits of Locum Tenens Work by Career Stage

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My Locum Tenens Story: Nadia S., DNP, FNP-BC

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Managing Patient Reviews: What Do Your Patients Find When They Look You Up Online?

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References Upon Request… and Request… and Request…

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Addressing the Shortage of Qualified Allergists

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Hospitals: The Advantages of Using Locum Tenens Agencies for Physician Staffing

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Locum Life in North Dakota - Dr. Chris L.

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Meet Our New Barton Ambassador: Dr. Chris L., OBGYN

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Bridging the Communication Gap: Locum Tenens and Cancer Care

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    Interstate Compact Streamlines Physician Licensure

    If you’re a locum taking a new assignment in a state you’ve never practiced in before (or a provider new to locum work!), the IMLC is a definite headache-saver....

    Kurt Ullman, RN, BSPA, MHA Kurt Ullman, RN, BSPA, MHA | April 25, 2019

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    How Burnout Is Harming Your Facility's Bottom Line

    Don’t wait until your employees, or your facility, is faced with the effects of burnout. Start by being proactive and take measures today to assess your facility’s risk, and take action to reduce, or prevent, your employee’s risk for burnout....

    Maureen Bonatch MSN, RN Maureen Bonatch MSN, RN | April 23, 2019

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    Our Locum Heroes: 2019

    Barton Associates is proud to announce the two winners of its newest recognition program for exceptional locum tenens healthcare professionals who make a difference through the work that they do, Locum Heroes. Read more about the two winners, Dr. Neilly Buckalew and Whitney Holmes, CNP....

    Julie Shea Julie Shea | April 19, 2019

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    Another Kind of Shortage: Occupational Medicine Physicians

    Occupational and environmental health play a critical role in the lives of workers and the public at large. And yet, occupational medicine physicians have been suffering from a shortage since the early 1990s, unable to keep up with this increasing demand....

    Luke Curtis, MD, MS Luke Curtis, MD, MS | April 18, 2019

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    Telemedicine: Benefits and Advantages

    If you are a healthcare facility, have you considered offering telemedicine to your patients and/or your staff? Here are four reasons why telemedicine can be beneficial to your organization....

    Dr. ​Eki Abrams, MD Dr. ​Eki Abrams, MD | April 16, 2019

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    Sweet Dreams: Sleeping Well in a New Time Zone

    No matter the direction you’re travelling, getting a good night’s rest is an important aspect to staying healthy while on assignment. Yet, this simple task can be difficult to accomplish in an unfamiliar environment and region....

    Priscilla Christopher Priscilla Christopher | April 11, 2019

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    How Do You Spell Love? T.I.M.E. - Cindy O. NP

    While traveling as a locum provider, the reality of how much my mother and children depend on me in their day-to-day lives has become more apparent....

    Cindy O., NP Cindy O., NP | April 10, 2019

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    Dispelling More Misconceptions About Going Locum

    What can a full-time career or part-time stint as a locum do for you? The role’s pay, flexible hours, and skill-sharpening attributes are a major reason tens of thousands of healthcare professionals have entered the field in some capacity, making their skills available on a temporary basis to facili...

    Evan Wade Evan Wade | April 09, 2019

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    Traveling for Locum Tenens: A Perk or a Pain?

    If you’re sick of traveling, or would simply rather work closer to home, worry not. Locum tenens can still be a great option for you! Here are a few ways to find locum tenens opportunities that match your career preferences....

    Barton Team Barton Team | April 04, 2019

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    Cortisol and the City - Cindy O., NP

    From trying new restaurants with family, finishing certifications, and taking new exercise classes (like aerial yoga!), locum assignments are the perfect time to try new things and accomplish your “one day” goals. The following blog post is written by Cindy, who shares some insight on what she ...

    Cindy O., NP Cindy O., NP | April 03, 2019