Locum Tenens Critical Care Staffing

Locum Tenens Critical Care Staffing

Staffing Your Healthcare Organization With Critical Care Locums

Barton Associates fosters strong connections with an expansive network consisting of thousands of top locum tenens critical care professionals across the country specializing in urgent care, critical care medicine, emergency medicine, pulmonary critical care, and more who are actively looking for locum tenens work filling gaps in coverage at healthcare facilities nationwide for short- and long-term locum assignment engagements. 

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Searching for Critical Care Providers for Coverage at Your Facility?

Barton Makes the Critical Care Staffing Process Easy

A study published in the National Library of Medicine projects that Americans will soon experience a crippling shortage of more than 79,00 medical professionals specializing in critical care and emergency medicine. With 48% of hospitals surveyed by the American Hospital Association (AHA) reporting current deficiencies in their facilities’ critical care staff, increases in the prevalence of chronic disorders along with a growing geriatric population in the U.S. is driving a significant spike in demand for emergency medicine and critical care specialists across the country. Incorporating locum tenens critical care providers into your healthcare facility’s staffing strategy is a proactive method of ensuring that any upcoming gaps in critical care coverage are filled.

Every month, Barton’s dedicated recruiters connect hundreds of talented critical care and emergency medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants with a broad range of various healthcare facility types across every corner of the country. Our abundant pool of over 120,000 locum critical care specialists gives our teams the capability to seamlessly fulfill your unique critical care staffing requests with the most skilled providers found throughout the nation.



What Critical Care Specialties Does Barton Staff?

Our Vast Pool of Critical Care Locums Covers a Wide Variety of Specialists

Critical Care Medicine

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Obstetric Critical Care Medicine

Emergency Medicine

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Pulmonary Critical Care

Why Choose Barton for Your Critical Care Staffing Needs?

Discover The Barton Difference With Superior Customer Support and Speed

Leading the locum tenens industry across the country, Barton Associates’ national footprint gives us the capability to service clients across every U.S. time zone with first-class support from every angle. The 1 on 1 attention that you will receive from your account manager, who is your single point of contact when you work with Barton, takes the headache out of staffing by efficiently finding you the most qualified candidates throughout every state in the country.

We have more than 300 recruiters working hard to identify the best critical care locums on a nationwide scale, who take the time to collect all of the information necessary to enable a seamless onboarding process, and to complete comprehensive reference checks for all of our candidates. Meanwhile, Barton’s experienced risk team take care in making sure to vet every single provider coming through our database by conducting thorough background checks.

With in-house licensing and credentialing teams working to streamline onboarding as they process all of the tedious paperwork involved, and a specialized travel team coordinating every accommodation our locums need to be ready for their assignments, Barton is able to efficiently get talented critical care locum providers through the doors of your healthcare facility hitting the ground running.

We make new client connections each and every day, and since 2001, our locum tenens critical care professionals have successfully been placed into assignments at a diverse range of different practice settings including:

  • Level 1 Trauma Centers
  • Regional Medical Centers
  • University Hospitals / Teaching Facilities
  • Critical Access Hospitals
  • Tertiary Hospitals
  • Specialty Hospitals
  • Urgent Cares
  • Trauma Centers
  • Tertiary Hospitals
  • Specialty Hospitals
  • University Medical Centers


The Many Advantages of Staffing With Critical Care Locums

Bringing On Locum Tenens Critical Care Providers Brings Numerous Benefits to Your Facility

When hiring a permanent critical care specialist, healthcare facilities are forced to pay for additional expenses on top of that provider’s salary, including but not limited to, benefits, signing bonuses, health insurance, and relocation fees. However, staffing with a locum tenens provider can save your healthcare organization up to $300,000 in expenses depending on your facility’s location!

The hiring process for full time critical care professionals also takes much longer than that of a locum provider, which means that as you search for a permanent candidate, your facility loses money due to gaps in patient care, low employee morale, interrupted workflow, as well as cost of lost referrals. With a locum tenens professional, your facility only needs to worry about salary, while we handle the rest!

Ready to start staffing with Barton?  Learn more about staffing with locums now or fill out the form on this page below after selecting “Looking to Staff”. 

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When you work with Barton, you’ll get specialized, 1 on 1 support from your dedicated account manager, who takes care of finding the right candidates, reviewing CVs, conducting initial interviews, and thoroughly checking references in order to fill your openings as quickly and efficiently as possible. Our providers are available to fill needs for just about any position, and can be available within as little as 24 hours for assignments ranging anywhere from a few days, to six months or longer.


From securing the perfect candidate, to credentialing and travel-related issues, our extensive operations team handles the entire locum tenens staffing process for you, ensuring a smooth and stress-free experience.


All you have to do is review the options and choose the best fit for your practice — We’ll handle malpractice insurance, licensing, credentialing, travel, and housing, helping to get your new locums to work as quickly as possible. It’s all facilitated by your personally assigned account manager, who will work with you every step of the way.


Our skilled recruiters establish strong connections with thousands of locum tenens medical professionals nationwide in order to ensure our clients can find the most experienced, qualified candidates needed to staff their facilities with ease. Get in touch with us today to start staffing with one of our experienced account managers!



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Sandra G., Provider Scheduler — Their reliability, dedication, and flexibility has been essential in helping staff our centers throughout Florida.

Brett C., Manager of Physician Recruitment  — The candidates I receive are invariably well-screened and informed.

Connie, Medical Staffing Coordinator — I love working with you and hope that we can continue our working relationship.

Scott S., Locum Tenens Client — Barton is on my short list to call when our group has a locums need.

    Staffing Critical Care Locum Tenens

  • What are the benefits of working with a critical care locum recruitment agency?

    • Locum tenens recruitment agencies handle all the heavy staffing lifts for your facility. When you work with us, you will get a single point of contact who will help you coordinate licensing and credentialing and travel accommodations for your incoming critical care specialist. Our extensive crew of recruiters and account managers are also always working to find providers to fill your needs.

  • What if I need to staff multiple critical care locums?

    • No problem! Whether you have one, two, or 10 openings, we can help you find quality locum tenens providers to temporarily fill those empty spots.

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