ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cejka Search, a nationally recognized physician, advanced practice and healthcare executive search firm, today announced that it has expanded its management team with the addition of four industry executives who will serve as Regional Vice Presidents for the company’s Physician Search Division. The expansion is in response to growing demand for Cejka Search services nationwide. By bolstering its regional management team, the company extends the scope and reach of its highly-customized physician search services.
“Our healthcare provider clients are facing increasing competition for physician talent, as many veteran doctors approach retirement and others have greater career choices in terms of practice settings and employment arrangements,” said Cejka Search President John Gramer. “As a partner in their long-term success, Cejka Search is making investments in the experts and tools necessary to deliver our clients a competitive advantage in today’s transformative healthcare environment.”
With an average of twenty years of industry experience each, Cejka Search’s newly hired Regional Vice Presidents include:
John Elffers, whose robust background in healthcare business management and healthcare recruitment will be a strategic asset for our clients in Ohio, Indiana, Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee.
Jill Hickey, with a diverse background in recruitment, healthcare business operations and sales, is a recipient of numerous awards for her community involvement and advocacy of women in the workplace throughout her assigned region of Illinois, Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, and Arkansas.
Thomas Hoecker, who brings decades of proven strategies for leading effective searches in tight labor markets to the healthcare communities of Utah, Nevada, Arizona, and California.
David Pierce, whose experience in developing innovative sourcing strategies for private healthcare employers nationwide, as well as the North Carolina Office of State Human Resources, provides unique expertise to the healthcare communities of North Carolina, South Carolina, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and Florida.
“We are delighted with the caliber of talent added to our management team, and have also increased the bench strength of our support organization, with new hires focused on delivering the exceptional customer service for which Cejka Search is known,” said Gramer.
Mary Farho has joined Cejka Search as a Physician and Advanced Practice Search Consultant responsible for conducting organizational needs assessments and development of targeted recruitment strategies. Sandra Chavez has joined the company from NorthShore University HealthSystem Medical Group as a Physician and Advanced Practice Consultant, and search expert Sheri (Reese) Brower was hired as a Manager of Business Development.
About Cejka Search
Cejka Search has provided search services exclusively to the healthcare industry for more than 35 years, including physician, healthcare executive and advanced practice professionals. The company recruits top healthcare talent for organizations nationwide through our team of experienced professionals, award-winning recruitment technology and commitment to service excellence. Cejka Search is a Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq: CCRN) company, a leading provider of healthcare staffing services in the United States. For more information, visit http://www.cejkasearch.com.