Vice President, Retained Executive Search Services – Remote – Work from Home

Kirby Bates Associates (KBA), a member of the Jackson Healthcare family of companies, is a highly differentiated executive search and leadership consultancy firm.  The firm is focused exclusively on executive leadership roles in the healthcare industry, working across the C-suite and across the continuum of care.

KBA is growing their team to include another innovative, transformational Vice President for their retained Executive Search Services team (VP/ESS).  With responsibility for business development and leading executive searches, the VP/ESS will join an innovative team focused on the achievement of nationally recognized excellence.

Opportunity Highlights:  

  • Support the transformation of healthcare nationally by building outstanding executive leadership teams for clients.
  • Lead highly engaged and experienced staff members who are expert in candidate sourcing, development, presentation, and search support.
  • Partner with executives in prestigious healthcare organizations and regional health systems across the country.
  • Join an executive team of nationally known leaders in healthcare who influence through thought leadership, publication, and presentations on DEI, strategic leadership, and healthcare executive leadership practice.
  • Thrive in an organization that is small enough to be agile and responsive and enjoys the backing of one of the largest privately held healthcare firms in the nation.
  • Grow personally and professionally in a supportive contemporary culture that values work-life balance, team collaboration and career advancement.


  • A bachelor’s degree required and a master’s degree in a relevant field is highly preferred.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in talent acquisition in healthcare with prior experience in executive search.
  • Proven success in generating new business for executive level searches in the healthcare industry required.
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills and the ability to persuade and influence people.

To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact: 

Jocelyn Clarke, BA

Senior Executive Recruiter


Jane Fitzsimmons, MSN, RN

Executive Vice President, Search Services


 EEO Statement

Kirby Bates Associates is 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.