Credentialing for Locum Tenens Providers

Obtaining healthcare facility privileges can be a time-consuming and challenging part of the locum tenens experience. Nobody likes spending time doing tedious paperwork—especially when you could be spending that time caring for patients who need your help the most. 

When you become a locum tenens provider with Barton Associates, you’re not on your own—our experienced team of credentialing experts will make licensing and credentialing fast and easy by streamlining the onboarding process.

All you have to do is keep your paperwork organized and easily accessible.

Benefits of Barton’s Credentialing Process

Save Time

Our team will fill out credentialing information on your behalf, leaving you with more time to get ready for your assignment.

Leave The Details to Us

Not sure what you need to get credentialed? We’ll help you track down all the documents you need so you can get on assignment quickly.

Hit The Ground Running

We’ll stay in touch with you throughout the entire credentialing process, ensuring that you’ll be ready to go by the first day of your locum job.

Must-Have Items for Smooth Locum Tenens Credentialing

Taking an assignment and about to go through the credentialing process?

Here’s a handy checklist of all the documents you need on hand to ensure our team can speedily credential you for your assignment: 

  • Current/updated CV in month/year format (Must include work experience and education) 
  • State medical licenses
  • Federal DEA and state controlled substance license 
  • Medical school, internship, residency, and fellowship certificates
  • Board certificate 
  • Life support certificates (ACLS, PALS, BLS, CPR, NALS, etc.)
  • Clear, full-color, passport-sized photo
  • Driver’s license and Social Security card
  • Most recent PPD test results
  • Chest X-ray results and immunization records (MMR, Varicella, Hepatitis B, Influenza) 
  • Continuing medical education (CME) credits from the past two years
  • Case logs/procedure logs from the past two years
  • Most recent NPDB report (if applicable)
  • List of previous malpractice carrier information (even if you do not have any malpractice cases against you) 
  • Detailed reference information (include phone numbers, addresses, email addresses, and fax numbers)


How It Works

Barton coordinates your job search from start to finish!



We’ll schedule a phone consultation with a Barton Associates team member to discuss your interests, goals, and work history in order to get a sense of what you’re looking for in your next job.

Your Barton team will then go to work, compiling a list of open jobs in our extensive network that match your interests and skill set.



Once you’ve had a chance to evaluate your list of opportunities, your Barton rep will submit your information to facility you want to take an assignment at.

If there’s a match, we’ll work with the client manager on next steps.



Don’t worry! Barton Associates will handle licensing, credentialing, and travel arrangements before you arrive.

Your Barton rep will also work with your new facility to ensure you’re set up and ready to go on day one.


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