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    7 Ways to Lower First Day Stress

    Your first day at a new assignment is stressful, particularly in today’s work environment. Whether you're a seasoned locum tenens healthcare provider or just starting your career with Barton Associates, employing these seven strategies will ease your first day stress at a new assignment....

    Teresa Otto, MD Teresa Otto, MD | May 13, 2021

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    States You Can Get a PA License in Under Six Weeks

    Chances are you have chosen the locum tenens career path because of its flexible nature. A key factor in a provider’s decision to go locum is often having the ability to travel around the country. One of the major things holding providers back is not having the appropriate state license. As you know...

    Chris Keeley Chris Keeley | May 06, 2021

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    Top 5 Questions for your Locum Tenens Recruiter

    While working locum tenens, your recruiter will be your main contact, so it’s imperative you establish a good relationship with them. Think of your recruiter as the “go-to” person for all questions and issues. Before agreeing to interview or accepting an assignment, consider the following questions ...

    Sophia Khawly | April 29, 2021

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    The Financial Perks of Being a Locum Tenens Provider

    More healthcare providers are becoming interested in locum tenens, and for good reason. While locum tenens offers providers flexibility and can help improve job satisfaction, there are also financial perks to taking on locum tenens assignments....

    Tayla Holman Tayla Holman | April 22, 2021

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    How the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Affected Locum Tenens Work

    Now that we have surpassed a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot has changed in the world—especially in the healthcare industry. Although patients may have been encouraged to delay elective procedures or use virtual visits instead of coming into the office, there has still been an urgent need for...

    Tayla Holman Tayla Holman | April 15, 2021

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    How to Battle Burnout

    It is not uncommon for people to be stressed out when they are busy at work. An issue arises, however, when it begins to affect your health both physically and mentally. Luckily, there are ways to identify the difference between common workplace stress and something worse – burnout....

    Chris Keeley Chris Keeley | April 08, 2021

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    4 Ways to Use Your Part-Time Locum Tenens Cash

    Locum tenens professionals make good money. It’s a well-known fact in health circles and a leading motivator for medical personnel who decide to work as locums: Whether you broke into healthcare for the money or a chance to help people, the chance to earn extra income with a flexible schedule has un...

    Evan Wade Evan Wade | April 01, 2021

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    A Year on the Frontlines of COVID-19

    Last year on Doctors' Day, we spoke with Dr. Sheneen Lalani about how locum tenens providers have been helping on the front lines of the rapidly spreading COVID-19 virus. Now, a year later, we caught up with Dr. Lalani to see what working through the pandemic for a full year has been like....

    Chris Keeley Chris Keeley | March 30, 2021

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    The Experiential Benefits of Locum Tenens in Rural Settings

    It’s no secret that different clinical settings bring different work experiences for the clinicians who staff them. Just as an emergency physician in a rural area won’t expect a high influx of gunshot wounds, for instance, an urban hospitalist may expect to see fewer visits stemming from chroni...

    Evan Wade Evan Wade | March 25, 2021

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    How To Find a Job After Residency

    Alright. You have finally finished your residency and you’re ready to find yourself a new job. As eager as you may be, you might find that getting a new job is harder than you thought it would be. Think about it. There are so many people just like you finishing residency that are also looking for th...

    Stacy Cyr Stacy Cyr | March 18, 2021