About Us

Founded in 2003, Jordan Search Consultants has a national reputation for providing state-of-the-art healthcare, executive, and higher education recruitment solutions, while maintaining the flexibility to work with clients’ unique, evolving staffing needs. 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.

Longstanding industry experience allows the team at Jordan Search Consultants to apply the most effective recruiting and placement methods across the full spectrum of healthcare settings including: Integrated Health Systems/Hospitals, Medical Groups, Academic Institutions, IPAs, ACOs, HMOs, Health Plans, and Nonprofits (Hospice, FQHCs, Community Health Centers). They understand the evolving demands on healthcare leaders and have extensive knowledge about the ever-changing higher education market.

Through the firm’s full range of service offerings, they assist and advise clients (and candidates) at each stage of the recruitment process. By understanding the unique cultures of each organization and the professional and personal goals of each candidate, their mission is to create enduring permanent matches between healthcare organizations and providers. 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:
Best 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, Baptist Health, Fort Smith AR
Chief Medical Officer, Baptist Health, Little Rock AR
Chief Financial Officer, Springfield Clinic, Springfield IL
Physician Advisor, Baptist Health, Little Rock AR
Chief Information Officer, Springfield Clinic, Springfield IL
Urologist – Sentara Medical Group, Harrisonburg VA
Academic Chief of Obstetrics & Gynecology Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso TX
Section Chief, Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Chicago, IL


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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,


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…”