ST. LOUIS, MO, January 12, 2016 — Cejka Executive Search today announced that it has hired healthcare executive Joyce Tucker as an Executive Vice President responsible for senior-level healthcare search services and consultation. In her role, Tucker will work in collaboration with healthcare boards and senior executives at healthcare organizations nationwide to acquire senior talent to successfully lead in today’s changing healthcare market.
“Joyce brings a depth of experience in clinical management, operational transformation, physician relations and executive recruitment that will serve as a tremendous asset to our clients who rely on Cejka Executive Search for industry-leading executive search strategies,” said Paul Esselman, Senior Executive Vice President of Cejka Executive Search.
Tucker holds a Master of Arts in Health Services Management and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. During her more than 30 years as a healthcare executive, Tucker has been responsible for health care administration and management, human resources, budgeting, purchasing, marketing, strategic planning and process improvements. She draws upon this diverse background to help healthcare organizations successfully define leadership roles and acquire senior talent with the right technical and cultural skills to meet their business objectives.
Also new to the Cejka Executive Search management team is Teresa Hollie, serving as a Senior Associate Consultant. Hollie is a seasoned recruitment expert specializing in healthcare executive search for nearly a decade.
“We are delighted to have Teresa join our team,” said Esselman. “Her in-depth knowledge of the healthcare industry, coupled with her strong executive-level communication and analytical skills align well with our results-driven approach to executive search.”
About Cejka Executive Search
Cejka Executive Search is a nationally recognized executive and physician search organization providing services exclusively to the health care industry for more than 35 years. Partnering with our client organizations to identify and present the best talent, Cejka Executive Search completes assignments across all levels of the health care continuum and is a market leader in providing flexible, innovative search and leadership development services. Cejka Executive Search is a part of Cross Country Healthcare, Inc., a leading provider of health care staffing services in the United States.
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