Executive Recruiter – Remote

Kirby Bates is a nationally recognized consulting and executive search firm with a mission to build leadership teams that advance excellence in healthcare.  We work across the entire continuum of healthcare services from the acute setting to ambulatory and home care. We have the honor of working with some of the most prestigious and successful health systems in the country.  In addition, we also work with leadership teams who have difficult financial and operational challenges that require strong contemporary leaders to help achieve results and advance their organization.

Our KBA leaders and associates stay on the forefront of emerging trends and challenges in healthcare. We serve as consultants for our clients and candidates and as thought leaders at the national and regional level through professional organizations, graduate level teaching, speaking engagements and journal contributions. Our company culture is highly supportive of our team members and we have a strong customer service orientation.

This is a rare opportunity to join an energetic, dynamic and contemporary executive search team that is mission focused and highly collaborative.

Benefits and Perks:

  • Great Culture
  • Competitive Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans
  • Matching 401K Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Referral Bonuses


Position Description: 

The Executive Recruiter’s primary responsibilities are candidate research and sourcing, timely development of qualified candidates, and efficient and effective communication between all members of the search team and candidates.  The incumbent provides timely feedback on search activities; accurately screens potential candidates; identifies and recruits qualified candidates; works closely with the VP /AVP on assigned searches.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Works with the search team in the development of the search plan and research strategy for each search managed, documenting activities and recommending adjustments to the plan as necessary.
  • Works effectively with internal resources (database) and external resources (Internet, professional associations, directories) in identifying potential candidates.
  • Places calls to prospective candidates and effectively converts them to active candidates
  • Screens potential candidates against established criteria, gathering complete and accurate information on their work history and qualifications and make appropriate recommendations to the search team on their suitability for the position
  • Coordinates the video or in person candidate interview with the Client Partner or the VP for Search Services highlighting any concerns such as gaps in work history, credentials and/or experience.
  • Assists in conducting in-depth, relevant and accurate formal and informal references on candidates as requested
  • Maintains up-to-date, accurate and complete records of all conversations, calls and e-mails placed to prospective or active candidates and clients in the database.
  • Supports the Recruitment and Database Manager to establish a schedule and dates for all client interviews and ensures travel and interview logistics.
  • Assists the VP to ensure periodic follow-up to candidates placed during the first year of employment.



  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in a healthcare field.
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing, Human Resource Management or another relevant field is a plus.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in retained search or in recruitment in healthcare required
  • Proficient in the use of the Internet, databases, and social media in the research and candidate identification.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Excellent writing, proof reading and editing skills are essential. Ability to prepare client ready documents.
  • Excellent verbal communication and listening skills are essential.
  • A disciplined self-starter who is able to work effectively in a virtual environment.
  • The ability to work with and take direction from multiple individuals within a matrix organization.
  • Exceptional attention to details and a high degree of accuracy in all work performed.
  • The ability to accept constructive criticism and learn from mistakes

EEO Statement

Jackson Healthcare and its family of companies are an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,color,religion,sexual orientation,gender,gender identity and expression,national origin,age,disability or protected veteran status. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our associates.