Our executive search team understands healthcare organizations.
Get a healthcare executive search partner to help you build your clinical and operational leadership team.
Reach the best talent locally, regionally, and nationally.
Achieve your strategic goals with an executive search consultant who understands your organizational challenges.

As nursing and healthcare executives, we know firsthand the challenges facing healthcare leaders today. We take a personal interest in helping our clients to achieve their strategic goals and overcome challenges. Our executive search partners are just that, partners. We will work collaboratively with your team to conquer your most ambitious clinical and operational goals by placing the right executive and senior leaders with the right expertise and the right fit.

Experienced in Executive Search with Proven Successes

Led by M. Jane Fitzsimmons, MSN, RN, Executive Vice President, Search Services, our executive search team uses a collaborative approach to search. Working with your team, we develop a thorough understanding of your goals and objectives and together create a search strategy, a detailed timeline and deliverables. We know the challenges facing clinical and operational leaders and the expertise contemporary leaders require to lead successfully in the current healthcare environment.

Matching Healthcare Organizations with Highly Qualified Nurse Leaders

Our nimble executive search professionals will listen intently to your challenges, strategic goals, and leadership needs to craft the best search strategy for your healthcare organization. With our consultative and adaptive approach to the healthcare executive search process, we not only understand your unique organizational challenges but can translate those needs into finding the most dynamic and qualified candidates.

Leverage our expansive professional network to reach the best talent locally, regionally, and nationally.

Trusted Partner in Healthcare Executive Search

With our nationwide network and reputation, our healthcare executive search team has helped clients match lasting exceptional leaders to key positions for over 30 years. We are specialists: Healthcare is our exclusive focus. We recruit difference-making healthcare executives and remain a trusted partner for hundreds of prestigious organizations across the country because of our high success rate and first-hand knowledge. 

Year after year, Kirby Bates Associates’ healthcare executive searches deliver the best possible candidates for your most crucial nursing leadership positions. With our proprietary 5-phase executive search process, we provide efficient and diverse candidates for your greatest healthcare leadership challenges.