Non-Clinical 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 Non-Clinical segment of the industry. Our recruiters in this division place top candidates in a variety of key non-clinical and human resources (HR) 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:

  • Ability to lead, mentor, and affect change in a friendly manner
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Manages multiple time-sensitive projects
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Commitment to public service

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 Non-Clinical Searches Keep Our Clients Coming Back

Vice President of Contracting

A multi-hospital system serving Hawaii and the entire Pacific Rim was our client for this Vice President of Contracting search. The position oversees the development and implementation of the overall strategic plan for provider contracts, reimbursements, and managed care. Our placed candidate has prior experience with health care commercial and government payer contract formulation and negotiations, as well as a thorough understanding of Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement rules and regulations.

Senior Director of Education

We made a placement for a 150+ bed nonprofit community hospital in Southern California. The Senior Director of Education oversees a staff of clinical educators and secretarial support. The position was tasked with creating and instituting a Leadership Development Program for middle and senior management personnel. Our placed candidate is an RN with a Master’s degree.

Director of Human Resources

Our client is a nonprofit, full-service acute care hospital. The Director of Human Resources oversees staff responsible for employee health, human resources, and payroll. Our placed candidate had 10 years of human resources leadership experience at the time of hire.

Diabetes Educator

We completed a search for a 400+ bed medical center with a Level II Trauma Center offering a full range of services including open heart, NICU, and PICU. The hospital also offers a Family Practice Residency Program. The Diabetes Educator is a teaching position geared toward working with Family Practice Residents and patients within the Clinic. Our placed candidate is bilingual in Spanish, with prior experience as a Diabetes Educator.

We Can Fill Your Non-Clinical Roles in the Healthcare Industry

  • Administrative Director of Lab Services
  • Assistant Administrator of Patient Care Services
  • Manager, Practice Operations
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Chief Operating Officer (COO)
  • Controller
  • Director of Cash Management
  • Director of Clinical Education
  • Director of Human Resources
  • Director of Operations
  • Director of Organizational Development and Effectiveness
  • Director of Programs
  • Director of Staffing
  • Nurse Recruiter
  • Director of Business Development
  • Vice President of Contracting
  • Vice President of Operations
  • Vice President of Quality