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About Us

We're the Locum Tenens Staffing Experts!

Founded in 2001, Barton Associates is a leading national locum tenens physician, dentist, physician assistant, and nurse practitioner staffing and recruiting firm. Barton Associates has the experience, resources, and scale needed to efficiently match talented locum tenens physicians, dentists, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners with great healthcare facilities and practices across the United States in a wide variety of practice areas.

Locum Tenens Staffing & Recruiting

A Proactive Model

Every day, our locum tenens recruiters and account managers engage with new physicians, dentists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and healthcare facilities and practices interested in taking advantage of our locum tenens services. What does our proactive approach mean for you? Basically, that our network of skilled locums and great healthcare facilities and practices across the country grows all the time. Our team is well positioned to match the right physician, dentist, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner with the right practice — quickly and efficiently.

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How Barton Operates

Years of Excellence

Exclusive Focus

Being an industry leader requires focus. At Barton Associates, we concentrate exclusively on locum tenens physician, dentist, physician assistant, and nurse practitioner staffing and recruiting. This has allowed our team to develop the strong relationships and comprehensive understanding needed to effectively serve clients across the United States. This is all we do. We’re the locum tenens staffing experts.

Extensive Resources and Scale

Barton Associates is an established, growing national locum tenens company with eight recruiting and staffing centers (and more on the horizon). We have the resources, scale, and commitment needed to quickly and efficiently match skilled locums with great temporary jobs across the country, now and into the future.

Whether you’re a skilled physician, dentist, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner seeking a locum tenens job or a healthcare facility or practice in need of coverage, you can trust Barton Associates to help you find the perfect match.

Experienced Team

Barton Associates is composed of highly skilled professionals with extensive experience in the staffing and recruiting industry. We know the healthcare staffing market very well and are uniquely capable of providing the efficient and effective locum tenens staffing services our clients demand.

The Barton Content Network

These exclusive and independently managed platforms were developed for healthcare professionals, by healthcare professionals:

  • Clinician1: Founded in 2008 by Dave Mittman, PA, DFAAPA, a longtime PA advocate and publisher, Clinician1 has grown into the largest online community of NPs and PAs. Clinician1 combines the aspects of professional and news sites with the networking and community of LinkedIn and Facebook. In 2015, Barton Associates purchased Clinician1. Through this partnership, Clinician1 was able to build a brand-new online platform and hire staff to create original content for community members. Sign up for Clinician1.

  • Clinician Today: Being a clinician in today’s modern healthcare climate is tough. Clinician Today is a site on which healthcare professionals can share insights into the various topics that affect their daily lives and beyond. Get insights into healthcare trends, news, careers, and culture, all from fellow people in the space. Visit