January 14, 2016 – Cejka Executive Search has added healthcare executive Joyce Tucker as an executive vice president responsible for senior-level healthcare search services and recruiting consultation. In her role, she will work in collaboration with healthcare boards and senior executives at healthcare organizations nationwide to assist them in acquiring senior talent.
During her more than 30 years as a healthcare executive, Ms. Tucker has been responsible for healthcare administration and management, human resources, budgeting, purchasing, marketing, strategic planning and process improvements. Previously, she was vice president of executive recruitment at life sciences recruiter The Chase Group, Inc. Earlier in her career, she gained search experience with B.E. Smith.
“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 us for industry-leading executive search strategies,” said Paul Esselman, senior executive vice president at Cejka.
Also joining the Cejka Executive Search management team is Teresa Hollie who becomes a senior associate consultant. Ms. Hollie is a seasoned recruitment expert who has specialized in healthcare recruiting for nearly a decade. Previously, she was a senior consultant with Grant Cooper & Associates. Before that, Ms. Hollie was a senior associate with DHR International.
“We are delighted to have Teresa join our team,” said Mr. 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.”
Cejka Executive Search is a healthcare focused executive search firm that has provided services exclusively to the healthcare industry for more than 35 years. The firm partners with organizations to identify and recruit C-level executives, physician leaders, key members of senior management and academic medicine faculty.
Healthcare is among the most rapidly growing employment fields. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that healthcare employers added 39,000 new jobs last month. Job growth in healthcare averaged 40,000 per month in 2015, compared with 26,000 per month in 2014.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media