Emergency Room and Trauma Center Specialists for Healthcare

Founded in 1967, we are a boutique firm with over 55 years of executive search experience. The retained recruitment service Bristol offers includes sourcing, screening, submitting qualified candidates, scheduling interviews, and negotiating employment and compensation packages of selected finalists.

Bristol Associates’ Healthcare practice recruits within the Emergency and Trauma segments of the industry. Our recruiters in this division place top candidates in a variety of key emergency room (ER), trauma center, and emergency and trauma care functions. We specialize in senior, executive, and management positions.

Simply put, placing top executives is what we do, and we know what makes a great leader. Below are just some of the qualities and skill sets in this discipline that we look for:

  • Problem-solving skills for improving Press-Ganey scores
  • Proven success in reducing wait times
  • Ability to manage the budget and staff
  • Establishes collaborative partnerships with hospital and nursing administration colleagues and physicians
  • BSN or MSN

Are you looking to hire exceptional talent with the skills listed above? Submit an employer inquiry and one of our consultants will be in touch with you soon!

Do these qualities describe you? Submit your resume today to be considered for our current openings.

Join the Many Healthcare Companies That Have Filled Their Roles with Bristol Associates

Our Satisfied Clients Love to Share Their Experiences Working with Bristol Associates

“We had a very hard-to-fill position and after an exhaustive search on our part, we could not find anyone. I contacted Bristol Associates and within a few days we had three strong candidates and we were able to fill the position with a quality candidate. I was impressed with the way our consultant understood our needs and could pinpoint people who exactly fit our needs.”

Judi Alley SPHR, MB

Sr. Human Resources Business Partner, Professional Contact Services, Inc. (PCSI)

“I can’t say enough good things about Bristol Associates. The firm recruited me for my most recent position and I couldn’t be happier. The position was a perfect fit for me and the organization. Their professionalism and expertise are superb!”

Jana LeClair

Director of Medical Staff Services, Indian River Medical Center

Why Work with Bristol Associates?

Over 55 Years in Business

We have specialized in executive search since 1967, and are now in our 3rd generation of family ownership.


We have unrivaled industry knowledge in the areas in which we focus.

Individualized Service

We provide consultative, individualized service to our client companies. We pride ourselves in conducting our processes confidentially when necessary.

Network of Candidates

With over 1M+ relevant candidates in our private database, and growing every day, we have a strong network of senior-level talent across the board.


Our recruiters value a communicative relationship with our select client companies and candidates, providing updates throughout the search.


Our exceptional lead recruiters each have at least 15 years’ of experience in executive search.

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Our Successful Healthcare Emergency Room and Trauma Center Searches Keep Our Clients Coming Back

Director of Emergency Room Department

Our client is a 50+ bed acute primary care facility in California. The candidate we found to fill the Director of ER Department role is responsible for managing and overseeing the entire ER department.

Emergency Department Director

We completed the search for the Emergency Department Director to oversee the ED at a highly regarded 100 bed, full service, acute care hospital and two nearby ski clinics. The 13 bed Department has 20 FTEs and about 18,500 visits per year. Our placed candidate is a dynamic, experienced leader with strong administrative and clinical skills, and as part of the role they are participating in several key projects, including the application for a Level III Trauma Center, becoming an Accredited Chest Pain Center, and an Orthopedic Center of Excellence.

Director of Emergency Services

A 350+ bed medical center that offers a full range of services and is part of a major not-for-profit healthcare system was our client for this Director of Emergency Services search. The Center is a Level II Trauma Center with over 50,000 ED visits per year and 1,100 trauma patients. The Director oversees the staff and programs of the emergency services unit. Our placed candidate is a change agent who will bring new systems and ideas to the department and is participating in the expansion program that is adding more bays to the ED.

We Can Fill Your Emergency Room and Trauma Center Roles in the Healthcare Industry

  • Administrative Director, Trauma Services
  • Chief of Emergency Medicine
  • Clinical Director, Emergency Department
  • Clinical Nurse Manager of the Emergency Department
  • Clinical Operations Manager, Emergency Department
  • Director of Critical Care
  • Director of Emergency and Critical Care Services
  • Director of Emergency Room (ER)
  • Director of Emergency Services
  • Director of Nursing, Emergency Services
  • Director, Emergency Trauma Center
  • Emergency Department (ED) Manager
  • Emergency Department Head
  • Emergency Room (ER) Manager
  • Emergency Room (ER) Nurse
  • Emergency Room (ER) Nurse Manager
  • Trauma Program Manager
  • Vice President of Emergency Services