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Happy National Locum Tenens Week 2020! [VIDEO]

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Meet Our 2020 Locum Hero: Heather H., FNP

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    Happy National Dentist's Day 2020! [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Happy National Dentist’s Day! We’re thrilled to celebrate dentists everywhere, today and every day. Barton Associates has the pleasure of working with not only dentists, but also oral surgeons and endodontists!...

    Barton Team Barton Team | March 06, 2020

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    Job Relocation: Four Ways to Get to Know Your New Community

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    Dr. ​Eki Abrams, MD Dr. ​Eki Abrams, MD | March 03, 2020

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    NP Scope of Practice Series: New York

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    PA Scope of Practice Series: Iowa

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    #BecauseICan: Train for the Boston Marathon

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    Ellen Lowry Ellen Lowry | February 24, 2020

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    Paul Rickard, DDS Paul Rickard, DDS | February 20, 2020

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    Gail Clifford, MD Gail Clifford, MD | February 18, 2020

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    My Locum Tenens Story: Meet Dr. Mason C.

    In only four years of working as a locum with Barton Associates, Dr. Mason C. had worked 15 assignments across hospitals in Iowa and New York. Dr. Mason was kind enough to share his locum tenens story with us — all the way from his assignment in Vietnam!...

    Barton Team Barton Team | February 13, 2020

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