Tools and Resources for Locum Tenens

Interactive Tools, Infographics, White Papers, Quizzes, Videos, and More


  • Complete Women’s Health Checklist for Women Aged 50-65+

    Published: May 29, 2024

    Staying on top of your doctor's appointments is already tricky. Women's health is an even more difficult type of care to navigate. We at Barton Associates are prepared to aid you with our Women's Health Checklists by age.

  • How to Create the Perfect Locum Tenens CV

    Published: May 28, 2024

    A clear and concise CV is critical to securing locum tenens jobs. Barton Associates is here to aid you with your job applications and process.

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    2024 Doctor’s Day Giveaway | Rules | Terms & Conditions

    Published: March 27, 2024

  • Locum Tenens Tax Guide 2024

    Published: January 13, 2024

  • A photo of Physician Assistants to serve as an into to physician assistant facts.

    25 Interesting Facts About Physician Assistants

    Published: November 21, 2023

    If there’s anything we’ve learned from our physician assistants (PAs), it’s that being a PA is never boring. In that spirit,  we’ve assembled 25+ physician assistant fun facts, ranging from PA salaries to mental health and job satisfaction. Physician Assistant  Demographic Facts These physician assistant facts cover general information about […]

  • Biggest Discounts for Healthcare Workers in 2024

    Published: November 18, 2023

    If you’re looking for discounts for healthcare workers that didn’t expire after the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, you’ve come to the right place. As it turns out, your status as a medical provider can get you a lot more perks than just your pick from an endless supply of locum tenens job […]

  • Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice Laws by State

    Published: October 8, 2023

    Interactive Nurse Practitioner (NP) Scope of Practice Law Guide Nurse practitioner (NP) scope of practice laws vary from state to state. If you’re working nurse practitioner jobs, it’s important to understand the varying laws. Barton Associates understands these laws may have an effect on the locum tenens nurse practitioners of […]

  • Hotel Discounts for Healthcare Workers in 2024

    Published: September 23, 2023

    Make every dollar count in the new year by utilizing the best healthcare workers in 2024, including locum tenens medical providers. During our kick off of the new year, many of us may make new year’s resolutions to improve our budgeting skills, save more money, and boost our finances overall. […]

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    In What States Can Nurse Practitioners Practice Independently?

    Published: September 21, 2023

    NPs and PAs work hard to provide high-quality care to patients every single day at hospitals, private practices, clinics, and other healthcare facilities across the country.

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    PSYPACT Explained: An Overview

    Published: August 29, 2023

    Have you ever heard about the PSYPACT? If you’ve been doing locum tenens work for a while, then you may have heard of the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact (IMLC) if you’re a physician, or the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) if you’re a nurse practitioner. Just like the IMLC and NLC help healthcare providers in […]

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    What’s the Difference Between Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants?

    Published: July 6, 2023

    NPs and PAs work hard to provide high-quality care to patients every single day at hospitals, private practices, clinics, and other healthcare facilities across the country.

  • DO vs MD: What's the Difference?

    MD vs DO: What’s the Difference? [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Published: March 28, 2023

    Whether you are looking to staff your facility with a locum tenens MD or DO, or if you are researching a locum tenens career, we think that this infographic will be a fun and educational read!   Be sure to download the DO vs MD, What’s the Difference infographic and […]

  • Locum Tenens For Dentists | Your Guide to Going Locum

    Published: March 2, 2023

    More dentists are discovering the freedom, flexibility, and unmatched earning potential that comes with a locum tenens career. With Barton Associates, locum tenens dentists receive the industry’s best support from travel, licensing, and credentialing teams.   Want to share this? Download Barton’s Guide to Going Locum for Dentists!

  • healthcare staffing industry trends - a doctor and a hiring manager shaking hands

    Healthcare Staffing Industry Trends of 2022

    Published: February 9, 2023

    The healthcare staffing industry trends of 2022 are showing increasing market growth, and high demand for staffing services of healthcare workers that does not seem to be going away any time soon. In fact, the healthcare staffing market size in the U.S. hit 24.1 billion in 2021, and is estimated […]

  • The Highest Paid Nurse Practitioner Specialties of 2022

    The Highest Paid Nurse Practitioner Specialties of 2022

    Published: January 26, 2023

    The average annual salary for nurse practitioners grows 4.5% yearly.

  • Barton's Top Reasons to Get Into Locum Work Infographic that outlines the benefits of locum tenens work in 2023

    The Top Benefits of Locum Tenens Work

    Published: January 19, 2023

    Did you know that having more flexibility is reported as one of the top benefits of locum tenens work that motivated talented nurse practitioners to get into locum tenens work? As a leading locum agency, Barton has discussed the benefits and advantages of going locum time and time again. With […]

  • 2023 Locum Tenens Tax Webinar For Healthcare Providers

    Published: January 16, 2023

    Barton Associates, the 4th largest locum tenens staffing company in the U.S., held our annual locum tenens tax webinar on February 8th, 2023 from noon-1pm EST.  As you can imagine, our medical providers frequently ask how the locum life will impact their taxes. And, as a staffing company, we are […]

  • How the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) Benefits NPs

    Published: January 12, 2023

    Licensure compacts like the IMLC or NLC (Nurse Licensure Compact) largely take the headache out of the often time consuming and tedious process of licensure for many medical providers and clinicians, which is particularly attractive to locums. Unfortunately, the NLC largely leaves out advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) like NPs […]

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    2022 NP Covid-19 Experience Survey Report

    Published: January 5, 2023

    INTRODUCTION Effects of Covid-19 on the Healthcare Industry When the Covid-19 pandemic swept the nation in 2020, there was not a single US industry left unaffected by the economic ramifications of such a mass crisis. With millions infected, the healthcare sector was put under an especially severe strain as facilities […]

  • a stethoscope with statistic images measuringh the physician job market snapshot for 2022

    2022 Market Snapshot: Surgeon & Physician Jobs

    Published: December 29, 2022

    The 2022 market for surgeon and physician jobs was hot, and it’s only expected to get hotter from there! With such an abundant job market found online, the days of in-person job applications, and sometimes even interview processes are a thing of the past. With more and more employers turning […]

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    Organize Your Continuing Medical Education for 2023

    Published: December 22, 2022

    Continuing Medical Education (CMEs) are evidence-based educational activities for medical providers which focus on continuing education to upkeep and improve their knowledge, skills, and abilities within their medical practice and specialty. Earning your CME credits on time is not only important to maintaining your license to practice, it also serves […]

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    Top Gifts for Healthcare Workers this Holiday Season

    Published: December 15, 2022

    Stumped on finding the perfect gifts for healthcare workers in your life? Look no further! Health care workers have some of the most demanding, and oftentimes thankless, jobs, and we’re sure we’re not the first to say that they’ve earned some well-deserved appreciation this holiday season! Just like shopping for […]

  • locum provider giving present, giving back by taking holiday healthcare jobs

    3 Advantages of Locum Holiday Healthcare Jobs

    Published: December 8, 2022

    Before you schedule in your vacation time with your recruiter this winter season, consider some of the top benefits of taking locum holiday healthcare jobs. Holiday locum tenens providers play a critical role in keeping healthcare facilities and institutions afloat during widely celebrated fall and winter celebrations. Holiday locum medical […]

  • a locum making easy holiday recipes for locums

    5 Quick and Easy Holiday Recipes for Busy Locums

    Published: December 1, 2022

    Let’s face it, most “easy holiday recipes” are never as quick and effortless as they claim, especially for a locum in a time crunch! The holidays can be an especially busy time for locum tenens medical providers, whether or not they’re on assignment. For those who are home for the […]

  • Barton Asscoiates Holiday Staffing Tips 2023

    Holiday Staffing Tips For Medical Facilities

    Published: November 17, 2022

    Gearing up to take on the holidays is stressful for everyone. However, there are few who have it harder than medical professionals as they strive to find a balance between increased patient demands and managing their own personal holiday time. Read on to discover the best holiday staffing tips for […]

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    How to Explain a Gap on Your Nurse Practitioner Resume

    Published: November 3, 2022

    How to Explain a Gap on Your Nurse Practitioner Resume So you’ve taken a few years off of work and now you have a gap in your nurse practitioner resume. Because the unemployment rate during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic hit over 14%, you can rest assured that many […]

  • InsureWorkforce

    Published: October 31, 2022

    Barton Associates believes that all 1099 contractors deserve the right to have access to quality benefits and resources. That’s why we’ve teamed up with *InsureWorkforce, an expert in contractor benefits, to have them customize offerings specifically for Barton locum tenens providers. From comprehensive health coverages, to free banking services and […]

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    Holiday Stress Management Techniques for Locums

    Published: October 27, 2022

    As coverage gaps open and locums take over for the winter season, it wouldn’t hurt to have some stress management techniques in your back pocket for your next holiday locum tenens assignment. We’re coming up on that time of year again; “locum season”, when permanent providers put in their time […]

  • Medical Professional Prescription - How to obtain a DEA number

    How to Obtain a DEA Number

    Published: October 20, 2022

    A core mission of the DEA is regulating the distribution of controlled pharmaceuticals. The agency tries to ensure an adequate supply of controlled substances for legitimate medical use while preventing diversion into illegal activity. A DEA number is critical to this process. Healthcare professionals have an important role in this […]

  • locum heroaward winner Leo Alonso smiles with a patient

    Dr. Leo Alonso Awarded Barton & Associates’ Locum Hero Award

    Published: October 13, 2022

    Locum Heroes Campaign Celebrates Exceptional Locum Tenens Healthcare Professionals Making a Difference in Their Communities Barton & Associates Inc. (“Barton”), a leading healthcare staffing company focused on locum tenens with additional capabilities in travel nursing, allied healthcare, and government-related physician staffing markets, today announced the winner of its 4th annual […]

  • medical provider signing a healthcare contract

    Picking a Locum Agency Healthcare Contract for Licensure

    Published: October 13, 2022

    The Top 2 Most Common Licensure Contract Options with Locum Tenens Agencies When it comes to obtaining a new state license through your locum agency, there are often a few different types of contracts to choose from. Which locum agency healthcare contract for licensure is right for you? We talk […]

  • pa students at the best pa programs to become a pa

    Become a PA: The Best PA Programs

    Published: October 6, 2022

    Finding the best PA programs and starting the journey to become a PA is no doubt a long and arduous process, but the rewards are well-worth the effort once you are finally able to jump into patient care. 2022 reports from US News and Intelligent reveal key insights that can […]

  • PA looking at their physician assistant salary in an envelope

    Physician Assistant Salary Trends Throughout the Years

    Published: September 29, 2022

    The average locum physician assistant salary in 2022 is about 83% higher than it was in 2014 in the United States. It’s also 80% more than what a permanently employed physician assistant still earns today. Average salaries for full-time and locum tenens PAs alike have both seen many changes between […]

  • Pros & Cons of Locums as a Resident or New Medical Graduate

    Published: September 22, 2022

    As a medicine resident about to complete your training program requirements or a new medical graduate from your residency program, you have countless career paths to consider as you begin to move into the health care world. Medical school graduates and those about to graduate from their residency positions have many options […]

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    Doctor Retirement: Pros & Cons of Locum Jobs in Retirement

    Published: September 15, 2022

    There are lots of factors that can cause boredom in your doctor retirement. Since physicians spend such a long time in medical school, they start their careers later than the average member of the American workforce. Whereas most working Americans strive for early retirement to escape unfulfilling and exhausting jobs, for many doctors […]

  • Top 5 Underrated Professional Healthcare Apps

    Published: September 8, 2022

    Every medical provider should have at least a few professional health care mobile apps in their arsenal, and here’s why: The sphere of healthcare is one of the fastest paced industries out there, with new drugs, techniques, technological advancements, and more seemingly breaking ground by the second. Continually and purposefully […]

  • Top 5 Useful Doctor Apps for Physicians

    Published: September 1, 2022

    Why should you download doctor apps as a physician? Most people think of doctor apps mainly as tools for patients to schedule an appointment, research health plans that accept insurance, or view their visit cost. Apps for patients to find board certified mental health providers like a doctor psychiatrist or […]

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    Meet Our 2022 Locum Hero: Dr. Leo Alonso

    Published: August 11, 2022

    Earlier this year, Barton Associates announced the Locum Heroes campaign, with a focus on giving back to locum tenens providers who make a difference in their communities, near and far, and a charity of their choice. In response, we received more than 100 nominations, each describing incredible stories of the ways that locum providers have […]

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    Locum Tenens Giveaway 2022 Rules

    Published: August 5, 2022

    Job Board For Locum Tenens For Facilities About Us Testimonials Meet Our Team Locum Heroes Giving Back Barton Blog 1.888.272.5084 Live Chat   Apply   For Providers Physicians Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants Dentists Psychologists Emergency & Critical Care Residents CRNAs Psychiatrists Anesthesiologists Retired Providers Women & Children All Other Providers […]

  • Locum Tenens Week Free Stuff for All Provider Types

    Published: August 4, 2022

    As a locum tenens healthcare provider, you may reap the benefits that locums have to offer, but you still work hard! Healthcare providers do a lot for the public good, and they deserve a little reward every now and then. Thankfully, a lot of companies agree with that sentiment, with many […]

  • Possible Cons of Locum Hospitalist Jobs

    Published: July 28, 2022

    In our last article, we broke down just some of the many advantages of working in locum hospitalist positions as opposed to traditional employment. Locum providers reap the benefits of not only extending their professional and life experiences as they travel on a flexible schedule, but they do so while simultaneously […]

  • What Barton’s Providers Have to Say

    Published: July 21, 2022

    At Barton, we pride ourselves on providing a stress free experience to our locum tenens medical professionals. When you work with Barton you not only get a personal Recruiting Consultant who works with you one on one to make finding the perfect opportunity easy and stress-free, but you also get access to […]

  • The Pros of Taking a Locum Hospitalist Job

    Published: July 14, 2022

    Most physicians are knowledgeable about what locum tenens is, and have likely heard about the benefits in passing from other healthcare professionals. Perhaps a peer or colleague has told you about how they were paid to travel as they gained experience in an array of different work environments; or maybe you received […]

  • Locum Tenens Interview Checklist

    Published: July 7, 2022

    No matter how much experience you may have interviewing, if you’re brand new to the world of locum tenens, going on your first-ever interview for a locum job can be nerve-wracking. While there are definitely similarities between an interview for a permanent position or a locum position at any healthcare […]

  • Locum Usage Across Specialties

    Published: June 30, 2022

    We don’t have to tell you that locum tenens healthcare providers are in high demand. Especially with a current shortage of medical professionals, more physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and more are finding new and growing opportunities in locum tenens! But did you know that depending on your specialty, you […]

  • The Pros and Cons of Telehealth for Patients

    Published: June 23, 2022

    When it comes to the benefits of telehealth usage for patients, staffing managers and administrators say that patients win some, and they lose some. Barton Associates surveyed staffing managers and administrators at healthcare facilities of various types across the country about their facilities’ and patients’ use and maintenance of telehealth […]

  • Barton Associates 2021 Client Telehealth Survey

    Published: June 17, 2022

  • 4 Monthly Self Health Exams to Start This Men’s Health Week

    Published: June 16, 2022

    Second only to heart disease, cancer is one of the top causes of death for men in the United States according to the CDC. There are lots of things men can do to reduce their risk of cancer, like eating healthy, staying active, refraining from smoking, and attending their regular complete health exams, […]

  • Locum Tenens Tax Guide 2021

    Published: June 16, 2022

    Job Board For Locum Tenens For Facilities About Us Testimonials Meet Our Team Locum Heroes Giving Back Barton Blog 1.888.272.5084 Live Chat   Apply   For Providers Physicians Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants Dentists Psychologists Emergency & Critical Care Residents CRNAs Psychiatrists Anesthesiologists Retired Providers Women & Children All Other Providers […]

  • Men’s Health Week 2022: 3 Preventative Care Tips for Men

    Published: June 6, 2022

    We all have men in our lives, and with Father’s Day chosen as its anchor, Men’s Health Week is all about emphasizing the importance of preventative healthcare and a healthy lifestyle for boys and men so we can have them in our lives longer. This week, observed from June 12-20 […]

  • Benefits of Telehealth for Facilities in 2022

    Published: June 2, 2022

    Did you know that telehealth increases patients’ access to care? In fact, there are a lot of benefits that healthcare facilities can reap from implementing telehealth technology. Barton Associates asked hiring managers across the nation about their facilities’ usage and maintenance of telehealth in 2021, and learned that most facilities […]

  • 3 Ways to Improve Mental health for Women

    Published: May 19, 2022

    1 in 5 American women are diagnosed with a mental health disorder such as depression, anxiety, or PTSD every year. While research shows that women and men have a similar likelihood to experience mental health problems, certain economic and social factors can put women at a greater risk of having mental health […]

  • National Mental Health Awareness: Provider Mental Health Focus

    Published: May 5, 2022

    An Urgent Public Health Priority Emphasized by the Covid-19 pandemic, healthcare providers in the United States have been overwhelmed with extreme workloads and extraordinarily long shift hours for far too long. This extreme stress has lead to increased levels of burnout, and mental health conditions among healthcare professionals which not […]

  • Locum Usage Trends 2021

    Published: April 7, 2022

    Barton Associates Client Survey Results | Locum Usage Trends 2021 As our 2021 Client Telehealth Survey’s name suggests, our survey report mainly focuses on facility adoption, usage, maintenance, and future plans surrounding telehealth. However, as a locum tenens agency, naturally, we wanted to dig deeper to find out how facilities […]

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    National Dentist Day 2022: Ways to Thank Your Travel Dentist

    Published: March 3, 2022

    Every year, on March 6th, Barton Associates celebrates those who keep our chompers chomping, and our smiles shining! National Dentist Day was established to show appreciation for Dentists, raise awareness for proper oral health, dental habits, and dental care, and encourage those avoiding their Dentist to schedule an appointment for […]

  • 6 Locum Tenens Tax Deductions You Didn’t Know About

    Published: February 17, 2022

    Locum tenens work comes with many advantages: an abundant job market, higher pay, a flexible schedule, and more. However, since as a locum tenens physician you’re categorized as an independent contractor, it also comes with some responsibility to file taxes independently vs. having your employer calculate your employment tax for […]

  • Black History Month Provider Spotlight

    Published: February 14, 2022

    Investing In Equity is Good Medicine The barriers to receiving equitable medical treatment in the United States have been “laid bare” by the corona virus pandemic as well as policies and treatment algorithms created by an inadequately diverse workforce of medical professionals. Since early in 2021, several American medical societies […]

  • 2022 Locum Tenens Tax Webinar For Healthcare Providers

    Published: January 20, 2022

    As a leading locum tenens agency, one topic that our providers frequently ask about is how the locum life will impact their taxes. To help answer this, we partner with Andrew Schwartz, CPA, to bring locum providers a free tax webinar. 2022 marked our fifth annual webinar, with over 1,000 […]

  • Travel Tips for Locum Tenens Providers [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Published: October 22, 2021

    We know it’s hard to think of everything before traveling. That’s why we put together this infographic outlining some travel tips to keep in mind when going on assignment. Download this infographic! Ready to begin your locum tenens career with Barton Associates? Take a look at our open jobs or […]

  • Locum Tenens vs. Permanent Job [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Published: October 22, 2021

    As you continue along your journey as a healthcare provider, you might begin to wonder whether or not working a permanent position is right for you. Making the switch to locum tenens has many advantages such as flexibility, higher rates, and more. This side-by-side infographic lays it all out there […]

  • Things to Do in California [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Published: October 22, 2021

    Before taking your next assignment in California, take a look at our new infographic outlining some of the great things to do while you’re in The Golden State. Download your California Travel Guide Infographic Want more content about California or other states you’re considering going on assignment in? Check out […]

  • Health Insurance Options for Locum Tenens Providers

    Published: May 27, 2021

    Job Board For Locum Tenens For Facilities About Us Testimonials Meet Our Team Locum Heroes Giving Back Barton Blog 1.888.272.5084 Live Chat   Apply   For Providers Physicians Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants Dentists Psychologists Emergency & Critical Care Residents CRNAs Psychiatrists Anesthesiologists Retired Providers Women & Children All Other Providers […]

  • National Provider Identifier Number FAQs (NPI Number)

    Published: May 6, 2021

    As a non-healthcare worker, we were curious what exactly went into an NPI number listed in the NPI registry. And, we got more than expected. Here are the most interesting (we think) facts that we found. What did we miss? What is an NPI number?...

  • State Licensing for Locum Tenens Physicians – Updates for the COVID-19 Outbreak

    Published: March 24, 2020

    Updated 4/16/20 As discussed in our recent blog post, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently issued waivers of certain federal laws and regulations that will allow providers to use their existing, active, U.S. state license(s) to practice in any state across the country, in […]

  • 2019 General Locum Survey

    Published: August 7, 2019

    Locum tenens, a Latin term meaning “holding the place,” is a $3.9 billion industry that is projected to reach $6.2 billion in the next 5 years, but not much is known about the providers behind this temporary work. We know it’s an attractive option for medical professionals to gain clinical […]

  • Benefits of Working Locum Tenens [VIDEO]

    Published: July 16, 2019

    TRANSCRIPT If you’re a physician, NP, PA, dentist or CRNA, you know how difficult a career in healthcare can be. Long hours, school loans, office politics and high patient loads are just a fraction of what you have to deal with. As a result, many healthcare professionals look to locum […]

  • Can a Nurse Practitioner Do That? [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Published: November 9, 2018

    Happy National NP Week! Here at Barton Associates, we’d like to thank the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) for sponsoring this exciting week of appreciation. We’d also like to acknowledge the hospitals, practices, and companies nationwide who support this talented group of medical professionals every day. To celebrate NP […]

  • Your Ultimate Guide to Going Locum Tenens

    Published: October 25, 2018

    Job Board For Locum Tenens For Facilities About Us Testimonials Meet Our Team Locum Heroes Giving Back Barton Blog 1.888.272.5084 Live Chat   Apply   For Providers Physicians Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants Dentists Psychologists Emergency & Critical Care Residents CRNAs Psychiatrists Anesthesiologists Retired Providers Women & Children All Other Providers […]

  • Ultimate Guide to Locum Tenens Staffing for the Physician Shortage

    Published: September 24, 2018

    In "Your Ultimate Guide to Locum Tenens Staffing for the Physician Shortage," we lay out what you can expect when you add locum tenens physicians and advanced-practice clinicians to your facility's workforce. You will find answers to some of t...

  • When to Hire an DO vs. an MD for Your Facility [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Published: March 22, 2018

    This National Doctors’ Day, we want to make it easy for you to not only hire a doctor, but find the best possible candidate for your open position. That’s why we’re excited to share our newest infographic, which details the differences between doctors of osteopathic medicine (DOs) and allopathic physicians […]

  • Helpful Tools, Resources, and Career Advice for New Graduates

    Published: March 19, 2018

    Job Board For Locum Tenens For Facilities About Us Testimonials Meet Our Team Locum Heroes Giving Back Barton Blog 1.888.272.5084 Live Chat   Apply   For Providers Physicians Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants Dentists Psychologists Emergency & Critical Care Residents CRNAs Psychiatrists Anesthesiologists Retired Providers Women & Children All Other Providers […]

  • What Is Locum Tenens? A Comprehensive Guide for Healthcare Facilities

    Published: March 6, 2018

    What is locum tenens? As a service model, the practice’s earliest iterations have a history long and storied enough to match some of our nation’s oldest healthcare institutions. In the mid-19th century, doctors roved the prairies, bringing their much-needed services from town to town. From there, travelling physicians and nurses […]

  • Locum Tenens for Dentists [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Published: March 6, 2018

    Happy National Dentist’s Day! We’re thrilled to celebrate dentists everywhere, today and every day. Yes, Barton Associates places physicians, NPs, PAs, and CRNAs, but did you know we also work with dentists, oral surgeons, and endodontists? No matter where you’re at in your dental career, locum tenens could be the […]

  • When to Hire a Psychiatrist vs. a Clinical Psychologist for Your Facility [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Published: September 18, 2017

    Do you know the difference? Comparing the backgrounds and skill sets offered by each of these highly trained provider types will help you decide which will best meet the needs of your hospital, practice, or company. WANT TO READ MORE FROM A PROVIDER’S POINT OF VIEW? SEE THE BLOG POST, […]

  • PA Scope of Practice Laws

    Published: September 13, 2017

    Interactive PA Scope of Practice Law Guide All physician assistants must practice with a collaborating physician; however, state laws dictate the extent of that relationship. This interactive tool provides an overview of PA scope of practice laws by state with regard to the Six Key Elements of a Modern PA Practice Act from the American Academy of […]

  • Helpful Tools, Resources, and Advice for Our Clients

    Published: May 23, 2017

    Job Board For Locum Tenens For Facilities About Us Testimonials Meet Our Team Locum Heroes Giving Back Barton Blog 1.888.272.5084 Live Chat   Apply   For Providers Physicians Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants Dentists Psychologists Emergency & Critical Care Residents CRNAs Psychiatrists Anesthesiologists Retired Providers Women & Children All Other Providers […]

  • Billing for Locum Tenens Services

    Published: May 15, 2017

      Job Board For Locum Tenens For Facilities About Us Testimonials Meet Our Team Locum Heroes Giving Back Barton Blog 1.888.272.5084 Live Chat   Apply     For Providers Physicians Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants Dentists Psychologists Emergency & Critical Care Residents   CRNAs Psychiatrists Anesthesiologists Retired Providers Women & Children […]

  • Helpful Tools, Resources, and Career Advice for Nurse Practitioners

    Published: May 9, 2017

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  • Helpful Tools, Resources, and Career Advice for Physician Assistants

    Published: April 14, 2017

    Job Board For Locum Tenens For Facilities About Us Testimonials Meet Our Team Locum Heroes Giving Back Barton Blog 1.888.272.5084 Live Chat   Apply   For Providers Physicians Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants Dentists Psychologists Emergency & Critical Care Residents CRNAs Psychiatrists Anesthesiologists Retired Providers Women & Children All Other Providers […]

  • Ultimate Guide to Locum Tenens Staffing

    Published: April 12, 2017

    In "Your Ultimate Guide to Locum Tenens Staffing," we lay out what you can expect when you add locum tenens physicians and advanced-practice clinicians to your facility's workforce. You will find answers to some of the most frequently asked que...

  • Get the Facts: The Physician Shortage

    Published: February 21, 2017

    Chances are, your organization has already felt the pinch of the ongoing physician shortage. And if it hasn’t, it will. As demand for healthcare services increases across the United States, hospitals and other facilities will find it even more difficult to attract and retain quality physicians. This will negatively affect […]

  • Test Your HIPAA Compliance Knowledge [HIPAA Quiz]

    Published: February 10, 2017

    The HIPAA privacy rule was enacted in August 1996 in an attempt to reform healthcare and respond to issues concerning the electronic transmission of patient health information. HIPAA complaints and violations can compromise patients and lead to fines ranging from $100 to $1,500,000 — and even imprisonment. In today’s cybersecurity climate, […]

  • Is Locum Tenens Right for You? [Quiz]

    Published: November 23, 2016

    A career in locum tenens attracts a diverse group of healthcare professionals interested in the many benefits the locum lifestyle can bring. Some locums are new graduates looking to gain wide-ranging experience in different clinical settings. Others are drawn to locum tenens work because it means they can create a […]

  • 5 Perks of Having a Corporate Clinic

    Published: November 21, 2016

     With healthcare costs expected to grow almost 7 percent through 2017, employers are trying to figure out how to manage this financially while still providing quality care for their employees. The good news is, companies that use on-site clinics can be completely isolated from outside trends in healthcare costs. […]

  • 5 Myths About Locum Tenens

    Published: November 21, 2016

     The locum tenens lifestyle offers independence and flexibility, yet we still hear from clinicians who aren’t sure if it’s right for them. It’s time to clear the air! Here are some of the biggest misconceptions around locum tenens: 1. “Locum tenens is a last-resort option.” FALSE! Locum tenens lets […]

  • Hiring With Locum Tenens

    Published: November 21, 2016

     For those not fluent in Latin, “locum tenens” translates to “place holder.” In the medical world, it simply refers to providers who take on short-term jobs to fill gaps created by staffing shortages at hospitals, private practices, and organizations. Partnering with a locum tenens company gives you the flexibility […]

  • What Is Locum Tenens? A Comprehensive Guide

    Published: November 16, 2016

    When you were in school, did you imagine that you’d graduate and get a traditional full-time job in healthcare? Many healthcare providers imagine this path: it seems clear, straightforward, and in line with what society expects. Today’s workfo...

  • Healthcare Hiring

    Healthcare Hiring: Where and When It’s Hot

    Published: October 25, 2016

    Work Wherever and Whenever! Barton Associates recently conducted an anonymous poll of healthcare professionals currently working locum tenens assignments. In the survey, it was clear that being able to travel and work in new places was their favorite perk of working locum tenens. So, we thought we’d make it easy for you! […]