Hospital 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 Hospital segment of the industry. Our recruiters in this division place top candidates in a variety of key hospital 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:

  • Leadership experience in a hospital
  • Deep understanding of hospital operations, regulations, and procedures
  • Strong communication skills
  • Incredible attention to detail and time management skills
  • Having licensure with the state of employment may be required

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 Hospital Searches Keep Our Clients Coming Back

Risk Manager

A 500+ bed full-service hospital came to us for the Risk Manager search. Our placed candidate spearheads risk management services including insurance/risk financing, claims management and incident reporting, loss control data management and analysis, legal services coordination, and loss control education programs.

Manager of Cardiopulmonary Rehab

We placed the Manager of Cardiopulmonary Rehab for a nonprofit 150+ bed hospital in Washington. The position develops and manages the budget, leads program development, and actively markets the program. Our placed candidate oversees 14 staff providing cardiopulmonary rehab services in both inpatient and outpatient settings. They work closely with cardiologists and inpatient nurses to foster referrals of post-cardiac surgery patients and their families.

Infection Control Coordinator

We completed the Infection Control Coordinator search for a 500+ bed full service teaching hospital with a Level I trauma center, Level III NICU, and Level III PICU. The position, in addition to standard infection control responsibilities, participates in a variety of studies and stimulating projects, including working with the County bioterrorism surveillance alert system, supporting an ICU Performance Improvement project, and collaborating with the JCAHO Coordinator. Our placed candidate has prior experience in medium to large organizations offering wide ranges of clinical programs.

We Can Fill Your Hospital Roles in the Healthcare Industry

  • Chief Medical Officer
  • Critical Care Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Director of Operating Room
  • Director of Orthopedics
  • Director of Pediatric Services
  • Director of Perioperative Services
  • Director of Quality and Medical Staff Services
  • Director of Respiratory Operations
  • Director of Specialty Services
  • Director of Surgical Services
  • Director of Telemetry and Geriatrics
  • Emergency Room (ER) Manager
  • Emergency Room (ER) Nurse
  • Family Birth Center Manager
  • Nurse, OB/GYN
  • Pediatrician
  • Surgeon
  • Urgent Care Physician