Locum Tenens How to Get Started
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Locum Tenens Experts
How Barton Associates Can Help Get You Started
Whether you are a seasoned provider or just getting into the locum tenens market, Barton Associates has the experience and the resources to find you the perfect opportunity and get you to that assignment quickly and efficiently.
Locum Tenens and the Healthcare Industry
There is a critical shortage of healthcare providers in the United States — and this shortage is growing at an alarming rate. In many markets and areas of practice, the supply of doctors is not sufficient to meet patient needs.
As a result, organizations are increasingly turning to Barton Associates to solve their staffing challenges, ensure patient access and continuity of care, and generate revenue. With the ever-increasing demand for healthcare services and the flexibility and benefits of practicing medicine as a locum tenens provider, more and more healthcare providers are making locum tenens their career of choice
LOCUM TENENS HEALTHCARE SUCCESS STORIES
Dr. Zainab S., M.D. — The best agency I worked and still working with. The best consultant I worked and still work with. I am more than happy working with this agency. Connors Perkins is my consultant.
Lisa T., APRN — Love working for Barton! My recruiter is awesome, always on top of things, pay is regular and on time, good jobs. I can’t complain. I’m able to work close to home without being owned by a company.
Dr. Cynthia O., D.O. — I have always enjoyed and hope to continue the working relationship I have with Barton Associates. I really especially enjoy working with Anthony Grace who has always and continues to be very courteous, and professional and caring. He is indeed a great asset to your agency. Dr. Owens.
Howard C., Healthcare Professional — Absolutely the best experience I've had with a locum tenens company...He was immediately responsive to any request/need I would have, even if it was late at night on a weekend.
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Pros of Being a Locum Tenens Provider
READ ABOUT WHAT MAKES BEING A LOCUM TENENS PROVIDER A GREAT CAREER PATH
Do you know what it means to be a locum tenens provider? Whether it be from your studies, chatter from colleagues, or independent research of your own, at some point you’ve probably heard about locum tenens. It’s good that you are aware of it, but did you realize what a great opportunity it truly is? As a locum tenens provider, you will experience being a provider from a whole new perspective. Here are some of the pros of going locum:
– Pick your own schedule
– Experience new practice settings
– Have the potential to earn more than your permanent counterpart
– Travel anywhere in the country
On top of all the wonderful reasons to become a locum tenens provider, you will also be performing meaningful work. The purpose of locum tenens providers is to help staff underserved areas and facilities that are in immediate need of coverage. In most cases, patients would be going unseen without the help of locum tenens providers.
BARTON'S 3-STEP PROCESS
How It Works
Barton coordinates your job search from start to finish!
TALK WITH A REP
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.
REVIEW YOUR OPTIONS
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.