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    Practicing Mindfulness Will Help You as an NP

    Happy Nurse Practitioner week! This week, Barton Associates is reminding NPs everywhere to "refill their own cup.", meaning, take some time to care for themselves after a year of caring for others. This blog post, originally posted on Nadia's own blog, is by a former locum tenens provider, N...

    Nadia S., DNP, FNP-BC Nadia S., DNP, FNP-BC | November 11, 2020

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    Happy NP Week! (Enter our Meal Kit Delivery Giveaway!)

    Happy NP Week! National NP Week is an annual celebration hosted by the AANP (American Association of Nurse Practitioners) to recognize Nurse Practitioners and their extraordinary work. In 2020, the Year of the Nurse and Midwife, NPs have been essential in fighting COVID-19 across the country - and w...

    Barton Team Barton Team | November 06, 2020

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    Benefits of Working in a Rural Health Setting

    To many locum tenens providers, locum work is about exploring. From working in a new setting to visiting a new location on your off days, physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, CRNAs, and dentists all choose to travel to new locations in order to broaden their skills and enhance thei...

    Ellen Lowry Ellen Lowry | November 05, 2020

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    5 Quickest States to Get a NP License

    Have you ever considered getting a new license and traveling to a state you have never been before? It is time to make it happen! Barton Associates has a dedicated licensing and credentialing team that will help you get a new license and will even pay for it. All you need to do is show up and work!...

    Chris Keeley Chris Keeley | November 02, 2020

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    Addressing the Most Common Concerns about Locum Tenens

    Locum Tenens has many benefits, including the ability to control one’s own schedule, travel, experience new practice settings, and more. That said, work is still work, and there are certainly elements that are different from traditional, full time employment that may make it less appealing to some.&...

    Ellen Lowry Ellen Lowry | October 29, 2020

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    Full-time vs. Part-time Locum Tenens: The Breakdown

    Healthcare professionals work locum tenens assignments for a number of reasons. Locum tenens lets you experience working in different locations and facilities before (or instead of) making a full-time commitment.  In our most recent independent study, we surveyed 1,733 providers, more tha...

    Ellen Lowry Ellen Lowry | October 22, 2020

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    Why Barton? [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Here at Barton Associates, we survey all providers who have been on a locum tenens assignment with us. Read some of the feedback we received in our new infographic below!...

    Barton Team Barton Team | October 15, 2020

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    PAs Share Their "Why" for PA Week 2020

    Every year, the AAPA (American Academy of Physician Assistants) sponsors National PA Week from October 6th through the 12th. This year, we joined the AAPA in inviting PAs across the country to share their WHY on social media.  Below, we've taken five responses from Instagram and Twit...

    Barton Team Barton Team | October 12, 2020

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    PA Week 2020: Check Out Our Updated PA Resources!

    In honor of #PAWeek2020, Barton Associates updated two of our resources for Physician Assistants who are pursuing locum tenens work. Read on to learn how to use our PA Scope of Practice Wheel and State laws map....

    Barton Team Barton Team | October 09, 2020

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    #PAWeek 2020: Join the Conversation!

    Every year, the AAPA (American Academy of Physician Assistants) sponsors National PA Week from October 6th through the 12th. We’d like to join in on the celebration by thanking & recognizing the hard work that PAs do all over the country. Your efforts and commitment to the field are needed now more ...

    Barton Team Barton Team | October 05, 2020