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Career Support Services through

the Texas Hospital Association


Career Support through O’Grady Peyton International
(www.ogradypeyton.com) is an AMN Healthcare
THA-Endorsed Companies company that recruits nurses and allied health care
professionals from English-speaking countries around
HealthSHARE, a subsidiary of the Texas Hospital Association, provides
the world for long-term assignments. O’Grady Peyton
an array of exceptional career support services for individuals seeking health care professionals typically work 18-month
employment in Texas hospitals through THA-endorsed companies. Each assignments whcih often become permanent placements after the contract
of the following endorsed companies specializes in a unique component period ends. O’Grady Peyton manages all licensing preparation, relocation,
of career and staffing support services. For more information on these immigration and acclimation-related issues and provides free continuing
companies, visit www.healthshare-tha.com. education and access to ongoing clinical support. Contact Sinead Carbery,
sinead.carbery@ogradypeyton.com, 888/570-0038.
AMN Healthcare
(www.amnhealthcare.com) Rx Pro Health
is the nation’s leading provider of high-quality physician, nursing and allied (www.rxprohealth.com)
health care professionals. AMN provides end-to-end staffing and services across is a professional consulting
an unparalleled continuum of clinical disciplines and assignment lengths, as well and staffing company specializing in the pharmacy industry. Its experienced
as customized options, ranging from temp-to-perm placement, outsourcing consultants have extensive experience in pharmacy staffing and its dedication
and search services, to recruitment process outsourcing and vendor manage- and attention to customer service is unparalleled in the industry. Rx Pro Health’s
ment. AMN’s companies include: O’Grady Peyton International, Med Travelers, goal is to provide the most efficient job placement services possible for its clients
Staff Care, Merritt Hawkins, Rx Pro Health and American Mobile, among others. and pharmacy candidates by utilizing its extensive pharmacy knowledge, proven
Contact Bonnie Owens, bonnie.owens@amnhealthcare.com, 877/282-0380. search techniques and state-of-the-art software systems. Contact Shannon Boren,
shannon.boren@rxprohealth.com, 866/960-5340.
HEALTHeCAREERS Network
(www.healthecareers.com) special- The Nielsen Healthcare Group
izes in online recruitment, advertising (www.nielsenhealthcare.com) places experienced
and career solutions for the health care personnel to temporarily fill vacancies caused by
industry. Through its network of websites, more than 120 association career vacation, permanent disability, termination and other
centers and other distribution partners, HEALTHeCAREERS makes it easy for circumstances. This allows the hospital to conduct an
employers to recruit and retain qualified candidates and for job seekers to find unhurried search for an appropriate replacement. NHG
the right positions. It has been in business for more than a decade serving the has a database of more than 5,000 health care profes-
health care industry. Contact Gary Seaberg, gary.seaberg@healthecareers.com, sionals who can rapidly fill-in key managerial positions,
214/256-4811. help transition departments or provide for short-term expertise such as
The Joint Commission preparation. Contact Mary Klinc, nhcg@primary.net,
Med Travelers (www.medtravelers.com) 314/984-0910.
is an AMN Healthcare company specializing in
matching qualified allied health professionals Tyler & Company
for temporary assignments with health care (www.tylerandco.com) special-
organizations, including hospitals, medical groups, occupational medical clinics, izes in health care and life science
individual practitioners, networks, psychiatric facilities, government institutions retained executive search. In 2008, Tyler & Company celebrated 30 years in execu-
and managed care entities. In addition, Med Travelers provides permanent staff- tive search. The five-office firm is ranked in the top 20 largest executive health
ing on a contingent basis. Allied staffing support includes pharmacists, radiologi- care search firms by Modern Healthcare and is among Executive Recruiter News’
cal technicians, nuclear medicine technicians, physician assistants, sonographers, top 40 largest retained search firms. Tyler & Company enjoys an outstanding
CRNAs and nurse practitioners. Contact Eric Casazza, eric.casazza@med reputation for the quality and timeliness of its search process. As a member
travelers.com, 469/524-1506. of Signium International, a consortium of search firms with 44 offices in 28
countries, Tyler & Company possesses a global reach. Contact Nelson Mann,
Merritt Hawkins nmann@tylerandco.com, 512/266-8739.
(www.mhagroup.com) is an AMN
Healthcare company specializing in Wiederhold & Associates
permanent physician search. Services (www.wiederholdassoc.com)
include a thorough physician needs assessment with the client prior to begin- specializes in executive coaching
ning a search, and consulting in employment and legal agreements, practice and transition services. Wiederhold
financials, and medical staff succession planning. Merritt Hawkins also places & Associates’ focus is to find key opportunities for growth and development to
allied health professionals in select disciplines. With its corporate office located ensure success and satisfaction in your career. Services include a customized
in Irving, it offers decades of experience working in Texas. Contact Kurt Mosley, three-phase program in both executive coaching and transition. It has a strong
kurt.mosley@amnhealthcare.com, 469/524-1446. national network. Principal Jim Wiederhold has 34 years of experience, 16 of
those in health care. Contact Jim Wiederhold, jim@wiederholdassoc.com,
800/618-2650.
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Other Career Support Services through THA
THA also collaborates with industry organizations and individuals to Jon Hilsabeck serves as a resource to hospital and
provide Texas hospital job seekers with a variety of resources. These health care executives who are pursuing advance-
include: ment and changes in their professional careers. He
helps others by expanding their networks and con-
American College of necting with key leaders in hospitals, health systems
Healthcare Executives and physician practice management. He assists early
Central Texas Chapter careerists and health care administration students
(www.centraltexasache.org) is an to strategically prepare for the dynamic health care
independent chapter of the Ameri- market. Hilsabeck is a former senior vice president of the Texas Hospital
can College of Healthcare Executives. Association, and has served as both chief executive and chief operating
It serves a 21-county area in Central Texas. Its website includes regional job open- officer of two leading health care systems in Texas. He teaches health care
ings and networking opportunities. Contact M. Scott Alarcon, FACHE, president, administration and management at two universities and serves on a hospital
scotta@georgetownhealthcare.org. board in Austin. Contact Jon Hilsabeck at jhilsabeck@austin.rr.com.

Directory of Texas Hospitals, published by Texas TORCH Management Services Inc.


Hospital Association (www.tha.org/manuals), is a (http://tmsi.torchnet.org/about_us.php) is
Directory of
comprehensive catalog of Texas hospitals and health Texas Hospitals
dedicated to providing value-added services to
systems and an invaluable resource for networking members of the Texas Organization of Rural &
with health care executives. THA member and non- Community Hospitals and other rural hospital
2011
member facilities are included, as are other organiza- organizations. TMSI provides products and services
tions and individuals that belong to the association. that enhance the operational efficiency and cost
The directory features contact information for the effectiveness of rural and community hospitals. TMSI also specializes in
chief executive, operating, financial and nursing temporary and permanent placement services. For information on TMSI
officers; address, main phone, URL and fax number; job search services, contact Vicki A. Pascasio, FACHE, FDPHM, president/
bed size; and ownership. Copies may be purchased at chief executive officer, vpascasio@torchnet.org.
www.tha.org/manuals.

For more information on the Texas Hospital Association membership and/or resources, please visit the THA website at
www.tha.org or contact the THA Service Center at servicecenter@tha.org or 512/465-1060.

Texas Hospital Association


P.O. Box 679010, Austin, TX 78767-9010
512/465-1000
www.tha.org