About Us

Founded in 2003, Jordan Search Consultants has a national reputation for providing state-of-the-art healthcare, executive, and higher education recruitment and staffing solutions. The firm ensures access to top candidates, accelerates time-to-fill, maximizes recruitment effectiveness, and enhances retention rates to provide a more streamlined, strategic approach to healthcare, executive, and higher education recruitment. Through their Staffing Service Line, they offer healthcare organizations expanded staffing level options and human resources support by helping them to search for, screen, and select top-tier, mid-level healthcare providers that are employed by Jordan Search Consultants.

With one of the largest databases in the recruitment industry, Jordan Search Consultants has clients nationwide, including academic institutions, for-profit/not-for-profit groups/hospitals/facilities, private groups, IPA’s, IDS, ACO organizations, urgent care centers, COVID testing sites, and more. They understand the evolving demands on healthcare leaders, have extensive knowledge about the ever-changing higher education market, and are committed to understanding the unique culture of every client organization in order to attain mutual success and retention of staff. This commitment has resulted in a 98% candidate retention rate two years post hire.

Through the firm’s full range of service offerings, they assist and advise clients (and candidates) at each stage of the screening and hiring process. By understanding the unique cultures of each organization and the professional and personal goals of each candidate, their recruitment services create enduring permanent matches between healthcare organizations and providers. Through their staffing services, Jordan Search Consultants offers candidates competitive pay and a connection to quality positions while saving organizations the time, management, and expense of an internal hiring and employment process. Jordan Search Consultants’ nearly 100% fill rate and service-focused tenacity give them a distinct edge—and provide clients with an enviable competitive advantage.

Recent accolades:
Jordan Search Consultants Named a Top 50 Healthcare Search Firm by Hunt Scanlon
Jordan Search Consultants Named Best Staffing Company 2019
Kathy Jordan Wins 2019 Enterprising Women of the Year AwardBest Places to Work 2017 – Advancement of Women Award
St. Louis Small Business Monthly “Future 50” Company
Kathy Jordan Named St. Louis Small Business Monthly Top Woman Business Owner
Physician shortfall necessitates changes in healthcare recruiting
Recruitment and development with intelligence measurement
Hire Education – Recruitment Lessons Learned from 2017

Current Job Listings:
Chief Medical Officer, AbsoluteCare, Baltimore, MD
Otolaryngologist, SIU School of Medicine, Springfield IL
Section Chief, Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury, Shirley Ryan Ability Lab, Chicago, IL


Recent Placements

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We know that recruitment is a critical business function that cannot be left to chance, and when it comes to hiring for our own organization, it’s no different.

That’s why we have worked diligently to assemble a highly knowledgeable and experienced team of healthcare and higher education recruitment specialists at Jordan Search Consultants.

With almost a century of combined experience in the recruitment industry, our consultants have the collaborative expertise to draw candidates from all sectors of the healthcare industry and academia. They also share an unparalleled dedication to client service.

Solutions And Expertise

  • Assessment
  • Career Services
  • Executive Search
  • On-Demand Recruiting
  • Physician Recruitment
  • Recruitment Research
  • Search for Search Firms & In-House Exec Search
  • Clinical Research
  • Colleges/Universities
  • Consulting
  • Healthcare Services
  • Medical
  • Human Resources
  • Medical/Clinical

News Briefings

How COVID-19 is Transforming Healthcare Recruitment

As health systems recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, they face an ever-worsening provider shortage. Last year, the Association of American Medical Colleges predicted the U.S. would see a shortfall of up to 122,000 physicians by 2032. Now, lost revenue due to the pandemic has caused many hospitals to furlough employees and slowed, or completely delayed, recruitment efforts,

10 Benefits of Retaining an Executive Search Firm

Organizations typically use an executive search firm when a top job opening is important enough, senior enough and when discretion is at a premium. These three factors warrant the investment of bringing in a search firm. Executive search firms are in the business of finding high impact thought leaders who share the same principles, goals,

Jordan Search Consultants Names COO

O’Fallon, MO-based executive recruiting firm Jordan Search Consultants (JSC) has promoted DJ Larson to chief operating officer. In this role, Mr. Larson is responsible for overseeing business development initiatives as well as directing day-to-day operations. Additional duties include leading and managing the firm’s team of eight consultants and associates. Mr. Larson has been serving as director of client

Things to Know About Hiring a Search Firm

Hiring top executives who can both effectively manage and lead an organization is a major challenge. When a company makes vital senior-level appointments, the risks are high. For top roles, the base salary is typically more than $150,000. When searching, organizations will be looking for the most suitable candidate who checks off all the boxes, including

Press Releases

Award-winning National Healthcare Recruitment Firm Celebrates 15 Years of Success

ST. LOUIS, MO, October 30, 2018 – Jordan Search Consultants (JSC), a St. Louis-based executive healthcare recruitment firm, celebrates 15 years in business this July. Established in 2003 as a regional firm with just two team members, JSC has come a long way since its humble beginnings in one of the St. Louis Economic Development

STL-based Jordan Search Consultants Acquires Health Search New England

ST. LOUIS, MO, July 10, 2017 — Jordan Search Consultants (JSC), a healthcare, executive, and higher education recruitment firm, announces the acquisition of Health Search New England (HSNE), a search firm specializing in the recruitment of healthcare providers throughout the Northeast. HSNE has been serving clients in Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island for

Jordan Search Consultants Selected as “Future 50” Award Recipient, A Fast-Growing, Top Small Company in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, MO, February 21, 2017 — Jordan Search Consultants, a national healthcare recruitment firm, was selected as a St. Louis Small Business Monthly “Future 50” Company, one of the 50 fastest-growing, top small companies in the region. The company was selected from more than 400 nominations based on revenue and staff growth, future potential,


Staffing Services and Healthcare Provider Shortages During COVID-19
How COVID-19 is Transforming Healthcare Recruitment
Tips for Showcasing Soft Skills During an Interview
Telehealth and the Future of Healthcare in a Post-COVID World
Giving Thanks to Providers This Holiday Season
Five Benefits of Using an Executive Search Firm
The Importance of Timeliness When Recruiting Millennial Candidates
How to Assess Soft Skills During the Recruitment Process
The Importance of Empowering Female Healthcare Providers
Conquering the Challenge of Candidate Sourcing

White Papers:
Increasing Accessibility to Healthcare
The State of Healthcare Recruitment: Insights from 2018 and Predictions for the Year Ahead
A Conversation About Population Health
EQ Measurement as a Tool in Healthcare Recruitment and Development
Shifting Gender Balance: Physician Shortfall Necessitates Changes in Healthcare Recruiting
The State of the Healthcare Recruitment Industry: What We Learned from 2017, and What to Expect in 2018

In the Media
Hire Education – Recruitment Lessons Learned from 2017…
The healthcare recruitment industry, much like the healthcare environment, is ever-changing. Preparing for the unknown is difficult, especially when it comes to finding talent and maintaining…

Recruitment and development with intelligence measurement
The push for enhanced patient-centered care in the U.S. healthcare system has led to demand for the core skills that make up emotional intelligence self-awareness, awareness…

Physician shortfall necessitates changes in healthcare recruiting
According to the most recent numbers from the Association of American Medical Colleges, the U.S. could face a shortfall of as many as 100,000 physicians by the year 2030. As healthcare organizations find it harder and harder…

Kathy Jordan Named St. Louis Small Business Monthly Top Woman Business Owner
Kathy Jordan was always interested in healthcare. Several times throughout her life, she considered going back to school to become a physician, but timing was never right. “So I started doing some research – how could I become involved in healthcare but use my sales…”