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How Burnout Is Harming Your Facility's Bottom Line

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Our Locum Heroes: 2019

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Another Kind of Shortage: Occupational Medicine Physicians

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Telemedicine: Benefits and Advantages

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    Signs It's Time for a New Healthcare Role

    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....

    Dr. Melissa DeCapua, DNP, PMHNP Dr. Melissa DeCapua, DNP, PMHNP | January 17, 2019

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    Memories of My Boston Assignment - Cindy O., NP

    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....

    Cindy O., NP Cindy O., NP | January 15, 2019

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    Winter Travel Tips for Locums

    Taking advantage of a locum tenens opportunity to travel across the country and experience new places and people, the last thing you want to worry about is what’s happening back home....

    Julie Shea Julie Shea | January 10, 2019

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    Meet Our Barton Ambassador: Cindy O., NP - and Follow Her on Assignment in New York!

    To kickstart 2019, Cindy is taking on another locum tenens assignment: this time heading north from her home state of Florida to a position in New York, where she will be sharing her journey with us....

    Ellen Lowry Ellen Lowry | January 08, 2019

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    My Locum Tenens Story: Meet Dr. José O.

    Rather than take a permanent job, Dr. José O. decided to give locum tenens a try. Today, he says that he is extremely grateful to work with Barton Associates and his recruiters....

    Ellen Lowry Ellen Lowry | January 03, 2019

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    2018 Year in Review: Changes in NP, PA Scope of Practice

    This year heralded victories for NP and PA scope of practice, supervisory requirements and prescriptive authority, while also introducing many bills that failed in committee and never reached a governor’s desk....

    Julie Shea Julie Shea | December 31, 2018

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    Let's Talk NP Salary

    In contrast to most professions, a nurse practitioner’s salary doesn’t vary by years of experience. This survey found that after a nurse practitioner has been working for five years, their average salary doesn’t increase even after practicing for more than twenty years....

    Dr. Melissa DeCapua, DNP, PMHNP Dr. Melissa DeCapua, DNP, PMHNP | December 27, 2018

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    Which Issues With EMR Use Need the Most Improvement? Our Locums Offer Their Suggestions

    Electronic medical records (EMRs) and their use in today’s hospitals, practices and companies are among healthcare’s hottest topics right now....

    Claire Cavanaugh Claire Cavanaugh | December 25, 2018

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    Top Winter Destinations for Locum Tenens Jobs

    Plenty of providers also chose to escape the cold, but not always to where you might immediately think....

    Julie Shea Julie Shea | December 20, 2018

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    Credentialing Roadblocks and How to Avoid Them

    Hiring a locum can be quick and easy, but there are few things to be aware of while preparing a provider to start working in your facility....

    Ellen Lowry Ellen Lowry | December 18, 2018