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  • Is Locum Tenens Right for You? [Quiz]

    Are you looking to gain experience and start your career in the healthcare industry? Do you want to create a flexible schedule that matches your day-to-day life?  Take our quiz and find out if locum tenens is right for you! ...

  • Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice Laws

    Interactive Nurse Practitioner (NP) Scope of Practice Law Guide Nurse practitioner (NP) scope of practice laws vary from state to state. Barton Associates understands these laws may have an effect on the locum tenens nurse practitioners we place throughout the United States, and so we put together ...

  • PA Scope of Practice Laws

    Interactive PA Scope of Practice Law Guide All PAs must practice with a collaborating physician; however, state laws dictate the extent of that relationship. This interactive guide provides an overview of PA scope of practice laws by state with regard to the Six Key Elements of a Modern PA Practice...

  • Healthcare Hiring: Where and When It’s Hot

    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 w...

Videos

  • What Is Locum Tenens?

    If you’re a physician, NP, PA, or dentist, you know how difficult a career in healthcare can be. Long hours, school loans, and high patient loads are just a fraction of what you have to deal with. As a result, many healthcare professionals look to locum tenens as an option for their next career move...

  • Hiring With Locum Tenens

    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...

  • 5 Myths About Locum Tenens

    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 ...

  • 5 Perks of Having a Corporate Clinic

    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 hea...

  • Interesting Facts About the Modern Nurse Practitioner Graduate

    In January 2014, the Affordable Care Act extended health insurance to an estimated 30 million previously uninsured Americans. As a result, the need for healthcare providers has skyrocketed! But there’s good news. Nurse practitioners are finishing graduate school in record numbers, and thanks to ri...

  • Interesting Facts About the Modern Physician Assistant Graduate

    In January 2014, the Affordable Care Act extended health insurance to an estimated 30 million previously uninsured Americans. As a result, the need for healthcare providers has skyrocketed! But there’s good news. Physician assistants are finishing graduate school in record numbers, and thanks to r...

  • Video: What Is Locum Tenens?

    View Open Locum Tenens Jobs As physicians, dentists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants, most of your time and energy likely go toward patient care, staying updated on rules and regulations, and trying to forge some semblance of work-life balance.  As such, you may not be aware of all th...