What we do
We believe in better healthcare recruitment. Our healthcare RPO expertise is drawn from decades of broad industry experience to create innovative solutions for the ever-changing healthcare landscape.
We offer different categories of healthcare Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) partnerships to find the talent you need, at the scale and speed you need it. We accomplish this through:
- Full-service, end-to-end transformation
- Co-sourced partnership, where we use our resources to complement and support your current team
- Project-by-project arrangement with a fixed timeline
This breadth and depth of service has led to us being consistently ranked the #1 Healthcare RPO on the Baker's Dozen list by HRO Today.
Healthcare organizations face unique challenges everyday. We have deep healthcare industry knowledge to help you through complex business decisions or introduce new initiatives. As part of our HR consulting services, we provide a range of services, including:
- Talent acquisition assessments
- Employer brand services
- Interim HR leadership
Cielo experts have a proven track record in physician recruitment and bring unrivaled market-specific expertise. We provide innovative and bespoke physician talent acquisition that results in a high-touch client experience and candidate experience. We help you with your physician search in both employed and private practice models.
How you benefit
As our partner, Cielo Healthcare becomes a true extension of your team. We deliver real business results, like keeping your talent pipeline full and hiring the right healthcare professionals you need quickly. We do this by being proactive, going beyond what you would get with just a short-term fix. We provide you with the healthcare staffing strategy that will drive value, quality and proficiency throughout your organization.
Who we serve
Hospitals and health systems around the world can benefit from Cielo Healthcare. Many of our clients have been proud to share their success stories, and our healthcare RPO partnerships have been recognized with several industry awards and accolades.
- Health systems
- Long-term care facilities
- Health clinics
- Home health providers
- Medical centers
- Blood centers
- Physician groups
- Population Health Organizations
- Behavioral Health Organizations
- Alternative and emerging healthcare providers
Bold hiring strategy brings key talent to Tufts Medical Center
Discover how Tufts Medical Center’s bold new recruitment approach boosted hiring manager satisfaction, increased offer acceptance rate, and decreased time-to-fill.View Case Study
RPO Partnership Helps Rogers Behavioral Health Hire Talent to Meet Patient Needs
Cielo Healthcare is Rogers Behavioral Health Recruitment Process Outsourcing partner in the US. Learn how Cielo Healthcare helped to focus their talent acquisition strategy to meet the needs of their patients.View Case Study
Enterprise RPO with Froedtert Health
Cielo Healthcare is Froedtert Health’s Recruitment Process Outsourcing partner in the US. Learn how Cielo Healthcare helped to focus their talent acquisition strategy to meet the growing demands of their community.View Case Study
We're committed to doing great things
Embedded seamlessly into your team, we live your business, brand and culture. Our healthcare RPO experts will help you create a workforce strategy that delivers industry-leading results in talent sourcing and selection, setting you up for success now and in the future.
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You need a recruiting partner that knows the intricacies of your industry. Connect with our healthcare RPO experts to start winning the talent to deliver quality care and services.
Lori Armstrong, DNP, RN is CEO & Chief Clinical Officer at Inspire Nurse Leaders. Maximizing her experience at the nation's most prestigious academic medical centers, Lori coaches and consults on change management, strategic planning, operational effectiveness, leadership development and quality improvement. Prior to consulting, Lori served as Chief Nursing Officer at premier healthcare systems including Kaiser Permanente, New York Presbyterian and Texas Children’s Hospital. She also serves as Adjunct Faculty at Drexel University’s College of Nursing where she earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice in Executive Leadership.
Scott Becker is former COO of Alternative Solutions Health Network (ASHN), an outsourced post-acute management organization partnering with healthcare organizations, including hospitals, health insurance, skilled nursing, and senior living organizations. In addition to Becker’s unique experience in developing outsourced relationships within the healthcare market, he brings global manufacturing and operations experience.
Stephen is a non-executive director at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Trust. His other roles include Chairman of a large private-office backed entity providing NHS general practice (community primary care) support services across the UK, and Chair of a health coalition which represents the policy interests of the UK’s larger private hospital providers and medical insurers.
Kay is CEO of Cowling Advisory Services and advises healthcare provider organizations, state government, healthcare staffing and home health and hospice organizations on talent acquisition and workforce engagement and retention. She has held positions as CEO, COO, President, and SVP of numerous staffing and national networks in Travel Nursing, Hospital Staffing, Home Care and Hospice and Worker’s Compensation before building her own firm. Cowling is on the Board of Directors of Care Synergy, an alliance representing the largest Hospice providers in Colorado and the International Women’s Forum of Colorado.
Rob is a highly regarded human resources leader, with over 25 years of experience including serving as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Radian Group, Inc. Today, Rob consults senior leaders and their teams through his role as Vice President of Senior Executive Services at CCI Consulting.
Steve is the System Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Norton Healthcare in Louisville, Kentucky, one of the region’s leading healthcare systems. Prior to joining Norton Healthcare, Dr. Hester practiced emergency medicine full-time as regional medical director for Kentuckiana Emergency Physicians, where he worked to improve quality and volume with significant success while redefining multiple processes within the organization.
Gary is the retired President & CEO of Northwestern Memorial Healthcare. He now is an Executive Partner with Waud Capital Partner, working with the firm's significant investments in healthcare services. He is a member of the boards of Becton, Dickinson & Company, LHP Hospital Group, Adreima, Cordant Health Solutions, and Froedtert Health. He is a former Chairman of the American Hospital Association.
Tim started his healthcare career as a pharmacist at Cone Health’s Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital in Greensboro, North Carolina. His clinical leadership and commitment to patient care propelled him through a variety of roles in the organization, ultimately being appointed Chief Executive Officer of Cone Health in August 2004. He retired to the position of CEO Emeritus in October 2014.
Jeff Shuman is a global Chief Human Resources Officer with extensive experience leading major transformations and driving shareholder value within multinational, publicly traded consumer (Avon), industrial (Honeywell/Allied Signal), government services /high-tech (Northrop Grumman, Harris Corporation) and healthcare (Quest Diagnostics) companies. Jeff has been a leader in human resources, operations and general management and has established a strong reputation in maximizing the value of acquired entities, digitalizing the workforce, and leading transformations that accelerate growth, drive operations excellence and significantly enhance organizational effectiveness.
Healthcare Advisory Board Emeritus Members
Diane Appleyard, president of Core Consulting, Inc., CEO of Healthcare Institute
Donna Boles, former SVP, Human Resources of Becton, Dickinson and Company
Peter Butler, professor and chairman of the Department of Health Systems Management at Rush University
David Harper, a healthcare financial consultant and former CFO of Covenant Healthcare System, Inc.
Carrie Harris-Muller, SVP, Population Health, OhioHealth
Mike O’Boyle, president of MiraMed Global Services
Douglas Peters, healthcare consultant and former president and CEO of Jefferson Health System
Susan Petrus, SVP of Customer Care and Sales Effectiveness for the U.S. Pharmaceutical division of McKesson Corporation
Keith Pryor, director of Leadership Advisory Services for Health Strategies & Solutions
Roger Strode, partner with Foley & Lardner LLP
Joy Tapper, executive director for the Milwaukee Health Care Partnership
Bruce Van Cleave, M.D., CMO and SVP for strategic management at Aurora Health Care
Ellen Zane, former President & CEO of Tufts Medical Center and the Floating Hospital for Children
“Cielo Healthcare really understands our organization and learns about who we are and what we are trying to accomplish. You know with Cielo Healthcare that you are getting the best current thinking and the best, different examples of models that are out there.”
Healthcare RPO insights
Cielo Healthcare: Best Provider 8 Straight Years on HRO Today's RPO Baker’s Dozen
For eight consecutive years, Cielo Healthcare is the No. 1 RPO provider for the healthcare industry, according to the 2021 HRO Today’s RPO Baker’s Dozen list.View Press Release
Creative Solutions to Coronavirus Healthcare Talent Challenges
Faced with new talent challenges and the pressing need to maintain care delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic, health systems are getting creative with how they fill their personnel gaps. Their unique approaches balance the need for appropriate care wi...View Blog
Becker’s ASC Review: Froedtert Health and Cielo Share Perspectives on Healthcare Recruitment
Cielo’s Diane Fleischmann and Froedtert Health’s Mark Farrell answer questions from Becker’s ASC Review about the challenges of recruiting healthcare during a talent shortage.View News Item