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Barton Associates Overview

Peabody, MA
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
Staffing & Outsourcing
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Barton Associates specializes in providing the healthcare industry with best-in-class staffing (Locum Tenens) services throughout the United States. This $3.9 billion industry has seen rapid growth in recent years and Barton Associates is poised to grow along with ... Read more

Mission: At Barton Associates, we lead the industry in onsite and virtual healthcare staffing solutions. Our mission is to equip healthcare providers and organizations with the resources necessary to supply world-class care, improve the lives of their patients, and thrive.

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Barton Associates – Why Work For Us?

About the Company

Founded in 2001, Barton Associates is a leading national locum tenens physician, dentist, physician assistant, and nurse practitioner staffing and recruiting firm in the $3.9 billion locum tenens market. Barton Associates has the experience, resources, and scale needed to efficiently match talented locum tenens healthcare professionals with great healthcare companies and facilities across the United States in a wide variety of practice areas.Thanks to the company’s world-class training program, industry-leading incentive plan, and promote-from-within culture, Barton has grown to employ more than 600 sales and support staff, with more growth on the horizon.

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The term locum tenens is Latin for “to hold the place of, to substitute for.” In the medical industry, locum tenens physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners are healthcare providers who provide temporary staffing support to hospitals, private practices, and companies.

The locum tenens industry was started in the early 1970’s in Utah to help physicians provide medical health to rural areas of the country. The model proved successful and locum tenens agencies began placing temporary healthcare providers in hospitals private practices, and companies all over the country.

Today, this industry continues to rapidly grow. The Affordable Care Act and the aging population have increased demand for medical services. So much so that in 2013, 90% of healthcare organizations used a locum tenens provider at some point during the year to maintain their staffing levels.

At the same time, tens of thousands of physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, dentists, and others work locum tenens assignments, taking advantage of the freedom, flexibility, and earning potential that comes with being an independent locum tenens provider.

With so much interest and demand for locum tenens providers, now is a great time to be a part of this rapidly growing industry!

Barton Associates provides every employee with the opportunity to shape and grow his or her career, both in the sales and recruiting arenas as well as our support departments. We offer individual career paths for all of our employees as well as management paths, giving each employee opportunities to excel in their career. With our promote-from-within culture, we provide each member of our team with the ability to take on increased responsibility, should they be up to the challenge.

EXCEL: Your Skills
At Barton Associates, we place great emphasis on providing an open learning environment where employees can develop and enhance new skills in the business environment.

EXCEED: Your Expectations
At Barton Associates, we value growth by exceeding individual and company expectations and objectives. Our goal is to help employees in reaching their career goals by promoting a strong foundation of knowledge and engaging team work.

EXPAND: Your Career
At Barton Associates, we take pride in our employees’ career development. Through hard work and strong partnerships, our focus is to expand the careers of each of our employees.


Barton Associates provides our team members with the opportunity to rapidly grow their earnings and career based on the hard work they put forth. Our world-class training programs facilitate Barton’s “promote from within” culture and are designed to provide our sales and recruiting teams with the core fundamentals and tools they need to excel in their positions. With a competitive base salary, uncapped commissions, and a unique merit increase program that allows for generous salary raises, Barton’s compensation package offers team members the opportunity to drastically increase their earnings each year! Barton Associates seeks employees who share the same "Work Hard Grow Fast!" mentality in their career as they grow along with the company. 

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    This is a fantastic career path if you're driven & motivated by money. The position is very challenging, especially when you're just starting out. You need to be willing to put in a LOT of effort and be very resilient.

    The thing I love about the company most is how well you're rewarded for your effort. You are both financially compensated, rewarded in contests like our club excellence trips, and recognized by management.

    Barton gives you the opportunity to significantly increase your income year over year. It's rare to find a company where you see people in their mid-20's making $80-100k/year or more. However, at Barton it happens for those who work hard but it's just that - hard work, and not everyone is prepared to do that.


    You will see turnover, but that's the name of the game in an entry level sales position. If you're competitive, you won't see this as a con!

    If you aren't competitive and motivated by money, this may not be the job for you.

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    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Barton Associates (West Palm Beach, FL) in May 2018.


    The interview was with the branch manager. He was pretty aggressive with his questions and demeanor. I wasn't sure how the interview went because he was not talkative and very, very direct. Either the guy was having a bad day, or his interview tactic is to be aggressive and confrontational to see how you respond. Expect open-ended questions, etc.

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Barton Associates Awards & Accolades

  • Best Workplace Culture, Telegram and Gazette, 2017
  • Best Benefits Program, Telegram and Gazette, 2017
  • Best Boss, Telegram and Gazette, 2017
  • Best Company Party, Telegram and Gazette, 2017
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