HARTZ Search Tapped by LCMC Health to Find Chief Talent Officer

November 21, 2023 – Charlotte, NC-based HARTZ Search is currently leading the search for a new chief talent officer for LCMC Health in New Orlean, LA. The organization desires a seasoned professional as the chief talent officer to lead and drive the transformation of the critical talent acquisition function into an enterprise-wide shared services model in order that LCMC Health can strategically attract, hire, and retain the best talent. Ensuring alignment with the CEO’s growth strategy, this role will be highly strategic and report to the chief experience officer.

The role will influence and inform senior leadership on succession planning, talent acquisition initiatives, and strategies to attract best-in-class talent, working alongside them to ensure integrated talent planning while embedding the strategy, building its infrastructure, and securing the impact of elevating the function across the System.

HARTZ Search explains that the CEO is focused on bringing innovation and a commercial spirit to the organization and the talent acquisition function is a critical platform to achieve his goals. A wide-ranging degree of creativity, as well as near-and long-term recruiting vision, is, therefore, needed.   

Candidates should have 15+ years of total experience with at least eight as a manager of managers in a complex talent acquisition environment. They should have demonstrated experience working with cross-functional teams, specifically IT, human resources, and financial departments, in successfully implementing talent-focused initiatives or projects. HARTZ Search notes that the ideal candidate understands the organization’s overall financial performance and applies financial concepts and practices to create and manage budgets, forecasting and funding allocation based on ROI. The firm is looking for a forward thinker who can “connect the dots” and with a history of establishing performance benchmarks and optimizing impact in the talent acquisition space. Ideal candidates will have experience with a variety of technology programs and platforms and related uses, including but not limited to: website content management systems, email marketing, CRMs, Workday, vendor management systems, and applicant systems.

Non-Profit Network

LCMC Health System is a non-profit network of healthcare providers in Southern Louisiana. Members include academic centers, acute care facilities, and research hospitals. LCMC Health encompasses none hospitals and ERs and employs 2,800 board-certified physicians & providers

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Established in 2017, HARTZ Search is an executive search firm that focuses on the healthcare and higher education sectors. In addition to its headquarters in Charlotte, NC, the firm has regional offices in Dallas and San Diego, CA. The firm’s clients include: Atrium Health, City of Hope – Cancer Research; Bon Secours Mercy Health; JPS Health Network; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech); University of Texas Southwestern at Dallas (UT Southwestern); and University of Wisconsin Health (UW Health)

Mike Hartz is president and CEO of the firm. His diverse background in executive and physician search has given him unique experience in working with executives and physicians within the healthcare and higher education industries. During his 15 years in executive search, he has recruited over 200 executives and physicians nationwide. Mr. Hartz has used his background in customer service and business operations as well as his knowledge of national healthcare market trends in recruitment, practice management, and physician services to solidify his track record in recruiting for healthcare systems, facilities, and physician practices ranging in size from small rural to large medical centers.

Active Search

HARTZ Search was recently called in by Rochester (NY) General Hospital to lead its search for a new chief medical officer. The CMO is responsible for partnering with system and facility leadership teams to implement and deliver the clinical strategy of the integrated care model. This position creates an environment of collaboration, respect, transparency, accountability, and engagement, fostering opportunities for personal growth and professional excellence, and empowering providers and staff at Rochester General Hospital. The chief medical officer provides medical oversight, direction, and leadership for the organization.

Rochester General Hospital wants a transformational and strategic medical executive with a strong operational and financial understanding of the complexities of a tertiary care facility in an integrated delivery system, says HARTZ Search. Rochester Regional Health is a regional, nine-hospital integrated health system throughout Western New York, the Finger Lakes, and St. Lawrence County. The organization has over 19,000 team members, 3,000 providers, and over 1,200 licensed beds.

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Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Executive Editor; Lily Fauver, Senior Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media

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