Healthcare Executive Search Engagements

Secord & Associates is an industry leader in the field of health care executive search. Our professional healthcare recruiters have 30+ years of combined recruiting experience.

  • Chief Medical Officer
  • Chief Nursing Officer
  • Chief Patient Experience Officer
  • President, MSO
  • Senior Medical Director
  • Medicare Medical Director
  • Associate Medical Director
  • Physicians
  • Physiatrist
  • Vice President, Human Resources
  • Vice President, Medical Informatics
  • Vice President, Operations
  • Assistant Vice President, Operational Excellence
  • Executive Director, Cancer Product Line
  • Executive Director, Cardiovascular Center
  • Executive Director, Heart Center
  • Executive Director, Human Resources
  • Executive Director, Talent Development
  • Nursing Home Administrator
  • Regional Director, Case Management
  • Administrative Director, Cancer Center
  • Administrative Director, Orthopedics
  • Administrative Director, Patient Throughput
  • Administrative Director, Surgical Services
  • Department Administrator, Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Director of Nursing, Behavioral Health Hospital
  • Director, Cancer Services
  • Director, Care Coordination
  • Director, Critical Care Services
  • Director, Education/Workforce Development
  • Director, Emergency Services
  • Director, Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Director, Human Resources
  • Director, Inpatient Services
  • Director, Maternal Child Health
  • Director, Nursing Finance & Support Services
  • Director, Outpatient Services
  • Director, Parking & Transportation
  • Director, Perioperative Services
  • Director, Pharmacy
  • Director, Project Management
  • Director, Psychiatry
  • Director, Quality Management
  • Director, Radiology
  • Director, Regulatory & Project Management
  • Director, Respiratory Care
  • Director, Talent Acquisition

"I will say, I can tell you are great at what you do and I feel you have the best intentions and integrity for your clients."

- J.C. Chief Nursing Offer

"I have had the opportunity to work with Michele Secord professionally as a search consultant and personally as a candidate for a leadership position. Michele is a pleasure to work with. She is a true professional who is extremely efficient, organized and thorough. As a client and a candidate Michele keeps you informed, and the recruitment process moving smoothly and in a timely manner. I would highly recommend Michele's Secord and Associates as a healthcare executive search firm."

- A.T., Administrative Director, Surgical Services

"Michele has the unique ability to perform beyond expectations in serving both the client and the candidate. She makes a point of understanding the client organization extremely well in order to match candidates on cultural fit as well as skills. She has the skill to attract highly qualified candidates in a tight market. Her availability and knowledge provide for a positive and professional experience for both clients and candidates. I am comfortable giving her the strongest endorsement."

- K.M., Vice President, Human Resources

"Much to my surprise (in this tight market) Michele produced six excellent candidates within a 4-8 week timeframe. She was at all times personable and professional and I found her to be reliable and easily accessible in not only identifying candidates, but also in reconceiving the role and sorting amongst the candidates."

- S.S., MD, Vice President, Medical Affairs

"I have had the great pleasure of working with Secord & Associates for over a decade in my present position. Michele has always been responsive, professional, and dedicated in staying on the search to find the right people to put in front of the management team for consideration. Michele does her homework to help her find the right candidates who fit our needs and our culture as an organization. She is always fully engaged with us and is always available and responsive. I can't recommend a better business partner in terms of retained search firms."

- J.M., Director, Human Resources

"Thank you so much for all of your efforts over these last months as I went through the interview process. You have been such a joy to work with, and such an incredible professional! I am extremely grateful for all of the time and effort you put into helping me through the process!"

- D.N., Healthcare Executive

"It is a pleasure for me to be able to speak-in shorthand- with Michele when describing the professional nursing competencies that are important to myself and my organization: She gets it. She is consistently responsive, extremely organized and keeps a pace in a search that sees one filling a position quickly and efficiently."

- S.R., Vice President, Nursing

"Over the years I have been a client of Secord & Associates. I first began working with Michele while working at Lifespan Healthcare system and most recently with Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare. Michele has successfully helped us hire several critical roles within the organization. She is professional, timely and detail oriented and completely customer focused. Her network is extensive in the field of healthcare and leadership. She takes the time to understand the needs and environment of the organization and department. She is proactive in her communication of the process and has a passion for what she does. She is a delight to work with."

- C.R., Chief Human Resources Officer

"I really appreciated all you did to assist me in applying for and eventually being offered the position here at Gaylord. You gave me all the information I needed to understand the role, what the hospital would have to offer me and who would be interviewing me. Your support throughout the entire process helped me make a great decision."

- K.R., Director, Care Management

"Michele is extremely thorough and impressed me with how well she understood the position I was applying for. Her insightful questions helped me to articulate the contributions I made in the positions I held, which enabled me to present myself as a strong candidate. Michele managed the recruitment process at a fast pace, keeping me well informed along the way. She obtains an in depth understanding of each position as well as the organization's culture and environment. She is dedicated to identifying candidates who are not only qualified but who will be successful in the organization as well."

- E.P., Department Administrator, Urology

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