Locum Tenens for Nurse Practitioners (NP)

Talented Locum Tenens Nurse Practitioners (NP) are in high demand. Barton Associates work with thousands of hospitals, medical practices, and organizations across the U.S. that need Locum Tenens Nurse Practitioners (NP) for short- and long-term engagements.

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Locum Tenens Nurse Practitioners Earn, Travel, and Experience More

As a Nurse Practitioners (NP) Locum Tenens with Barton Associates

Hospitals, practices, and healthcare companies are turning to Nurse Practitioners (NPs) to manage growing patient populations with the United States experiencing a physician shortage that's expected to grow to more than 130,000 by 2025. So much so that the Bureau of Labor and Statistics predicts employment of NPs will grow 31 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. It is a great time to take advantage of the freedom, flexibility, and unmatched earning potential that comes with locum tenens nurse practitioner job opportunities through Barton.

Barton Associates began placing travel nurse practitioners in locum tenens assignments long before our competition, which means we have the experience and expertise to navigate any licensing and credentialing concerns that may arise. Our locum tenens licensing and credentialing services are among the best in the industry, and our goal is to make the entire process as easy as possible. All you have to worry about is treating your patients!

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Locum Tenens Nurse Practitioner Success Stories

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Susan S., Locum Tenens Nurse Practitioner - "Prompt pay. Great customer service!"

Patricia A., Locum Tenens Nurse Practitioner - "Barton rocks. My recruiter gets it. I recommend my clinician friends sign up to work locums with Barton. Pronto!"

Jill S., Nurse Practitioner - "Lael F., in NV is amazing. She has gone above and beyond to help me find work and to make sure I am happy and settled. When there is a problem, she follows up within 10-15 min, sometimes faster!"

Pros of Being a Locum Tenens Nurse Practitioner

Read About What Makes Being a Locum Tenens NP a Great Career Path

Do you know what it means to be a locum tenens nurse practitioner? 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 nurse practitioner 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!



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 the hiring managers of the jobs that interest you.

If there’s a match, we’ll work with the hiring manager to finalize your employment agreement.



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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