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MedBest is a nationwide healthcare recruiting firm with over 83 years of combined experience in the senior healthcare industry.

Your business has been our business for decades. Established in 2001, we have a passion for placing the right people in the right positions.

We are unique from other national recruiting firms in that we focus on quality, not quantity.

We specialize in placing executives and mid-level management in the long-term senior healthcare industry. Many of our healthcare recruiters are  former senior care executives. Due to our specialization in senior care, our recruiters have long standing business relationships with board members and executives throughout the senior care industry.  We place candidates trying to locate C-Suite, and senior to mid-level positions on our job board.

MedBest recruiting fees are provided by our clients, not our candidates.

MedBest recruiters are relentless – reaching far beyond the typical recruiting process. Our statistics boast an above average nationwide placement rate. Our focus remains on long-term success, rather than a numbers game.  At MedBest, we believe that a business’ success is created through long-term, dependable employees who are committed to their jobs.




MedBest Recruiting has been retained to identify the next Health Services Administrator to provide leadership and operational oversight of St. Mark Village, a reputable senior living community located in the Tampa Bay area.   St. Mark Village is a not-for-profit Life Plan community that offers a full continuum of healthcare services and senior living options to SunCoast seniors in a warm and family-centered environment. Today, St. Mark serves approximately 500 seniors who reside on their vibrant campus.   The Health Services Administrator will report to the Chief Executive Officer and is designated as the licensed administrator of record, ensuring high quality care and the efficient operation of the skilled nursing and assisted living care areas.   The Health Services Administrator will join a supportive and stable team. As a member of the executive leadership team, you will also have the autonomy to operate independently and be creative in accomplishing established objectives.   Our ideal candidate is a dynamic and innovative leader who embraces the organization’s mission: to provide the highest quality of life possible to our Residents, embracing a holistic approach of mind, body, and spirit.”   Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Designated Administrator of record for the 80-bed Skilled Care Center (which includes 20 Medicare certified short-term rehab beds in the state-of-the-art Betty Fresh Rehab & Spa) in addition to the Assisted Living and Memory Care facilities on campus.
  • Represents St. Mark Village in the local community as well as to state associations & organizations.
  • Provide ongoing leadership, direction, and administration of the organization’s skilled nursing and assisted living areas to ensure compliance with established mission and objectives.
  • Ensures compliance with regulatory standards by establishing and monitoring effective quality assurance processes.
  • Oversees fiscal management of health care services within budgetary guidelines.
  • Census development.
  • Ensures delivery of high quality care and services to the residents and families served at St. Mark Village.
  St. Mark Village offers a competitive compensation package, generous vacation time, 403(b) retirement plan w/ employer contribution, and excellent health benefits. Relocation assistance may be provided as needed.   Required:
  • Florida NHA license (active) or willing to obtain prior to beginning employment.
  • Assisted Living Administrator/ CORE Certification
  • A minimum of 8 years of management experience in Long Term Care with CCRC experience strongly preferred.

To confidentially submit your interest, please direct resumes and inquiries to:

Melanie Burns, Executive Search Consultant

MedBest Recruiting


(727) 526-1294, ext. 103

April 3, 2017
Palm Harbor, FL


Seeking a Registered Nurse to implement and educate staff on EMR in 10 skilled nursing facilities for a well-funded, upscale Senior Living company. Opportunity Highlights:
  • Competitive salary with bonus potential
  • Stable and supportive leadership
  • Registered Nurse
  • Proficient in EMR (preferably PointClickCare)
  • Skilled Nursing experience

For confidential consideration, please send all inquiries or submit resume via email to:

Megan Lawrence


(727)-526-1294 (ext. 110)

March 31, 2017
Orlando, FL


Seeking a Vice President of Wellness and Quality to join our client, a successful senior living organization that owns, develops, and operates a smaller portfolio of upscale Assisted Living communities in the Southeast U.S.   The ideal candidate will reside (or relocate) to central or northern Alabama.   The VP of Wellness & Quality will report directly to the Chief Operating Officer and will be responsible for program development, regulatory compliance, culture and employee engagement, and quality assurance for 8 senior living communities that offer Assisted Living and Memory Care.   This is a great opportunity to join an innovative company that offers an engaging environment for residents and employees! By providing lots of resources and competitive compensation packages, they have minimal employee turnover and are very well staffed!     Key Responsibilities  
  • Ensure community policies/procedures meet each state's regulatory guidelines.
  • Implementation of Wellness Programs (medication management, nutrition, fitness, disease prevention, fall management, continence management etc.).
  • Perform routine community site visits to evaluate the quality of services provided and ensure resident and family member satisfaction.
  • Serve as a mentor and provide clinical guidance to Directors of Residential Services and other members of clinical team.
  • Perform routine audits and surveys for the community and assist with licensing survey preparation
  • Collaborate with Corporate Marketing/Sales staff to assure an appropriate market to move-in process and determine additional services necessary to meet market needs.
  • Associate’s Degree in Nursing or related field.
  • Licensed Registered Nurse (active and in good standing)- willing to obtain RN licenses in other states as needed.
  • 3 years of experience in assisted living, with regional or multi-site experience strongly preferred.

To confidentially submit your interest, please direct resumes and inquiries to:


Melanie Burns, Executive Search Consultant

MedBest Recruiting


(727) 526-1294, ext. 103

March 30, 2017
Huntsville, AL


A premier Long Term Care provider offering skilled nursing/rehabilitation services in several states has a new opportunity in Tri-City Region for an experienced Nursing professional.  The Regional Nurse Consultant position oversees the clinical services of five facilities that are concentrated in the Southeast of North Carolina. Responsibilities will include advising and directing Directors of Nursing/Nursing staff and providing leadership and training regarding clinical care, quality assurance, and best practice initiatives.   Responsibilities
  • Clinical care practices: Responsible for developing, implementing and monitoring standards and procedures for clinical care practices.
  • Best practices: Leads the development of best practice and quality assurance programs and initiatives in clinical care in order to maximize resident satisfaction and well-being. Ensures policies and procedures are in alignment with the company’s philosophy of care.
  • Measurement: Responsible for tracking and trending key quality metrics, establishing benchmarks, and leading efforts to improve performance in relation to those metrics. Conducts audits, mock surveys and ensures compliance.
  • Training: Trains staff in clinical procedures and evaluates outcomes.
  • Systems leadership: Supports Electronic Health Record systems.
  The successful candidate will
  • Be an energetic leader, dedicated to the organization’s direction and goals.
  • Be proficient in the use of technology to advance the quality and efficient delivery of care.
  • Possess vision, as well as a strong capability for hands on implementation.
  • Thrive in a horizontal, team-oriented culture.
  • Have a track record as an accomplished clinical professional.
  • Demonstrate compassion and ease in relating to elders, executives, managers, and all staff members.
  • Have excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Registered Nurse, State of North Carolina
  • Progressively responsible work history in long term care or geriatric nursing including multisite management/consultation experience
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Attainable bonus potential, that is often paid out
  • Future career growth opportunities

All inquiries will be held in strict confidence.  Please present your resume and cover letter expressing your interest to mlawrence@medbest.com or call 727-526-1294 ext. 110 for additional information.

February 17, 2017
Raleigh, NC

We find professionals in all areas of Senior Care, including:

  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Continuing Care Retirement Communities
  • Healthcare Executives
  • Home Health Agencies
  • Independent Living Communities
  • Nurse Leadership Positions
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • Specialty Hospitals



Our team of experts take an indepth look at your company’s culture and requirements. After extensive research we use this knowledge to selectively identify candidates.


We contact potential passive candidates for thorough screening, and interviewing. Only after vigorous evaluation will the top contenders be presented to our client.


MedBest strategizes with our client to secure the best candidate for hiring. We debrief both parties and follow up with all clients and candidates to ensure long-term success.

MedBest-Icons-01Why is MedBest an industry leader in matching clients with candidates?

Our executives have spent decades running healthcare facilities before forming MedBest. During our time in your shoes, we realized the lack of excellent recruiting support. We witnessed recruiters consistently missing important details crucial to a successful match. After years of frustration with the hiring process, we decided to fix the problem and change the healthcare recruiting world by starting Medbest.

MedBest-Icons-02Are you looking for a position in the healthcare industry?

The MedBest Healthcare Recruiting Firm will help you find your dream job. We service healthcare facilities all across the United States and some select international locations.  We work to ensure that your skills and personality will be a good fit for the company you join. Candidates can see what is available by visiting our job board or by contacting us today. Our 24-hour job board allows unlimited access to the most recent job posts nationwide.

MedBest-Icons-03How does MedBest save you money and time?

Healthcare facilities must fill their highly specialized positions quickly and efficiently. MedBest executives have witnessed first hand how open positions can cost a company thousands of dollars. MedBest understands that senior care facilities are specialized. Searching through resumes and interviewing for a long-term successful hire takes up valuable time. Hiring the wrong person can cost a company significant monetary losses. Our experts are specialists in the art of what we like to call “healthcare professional matchmaking. ” We do the legwork to find the perfect candidate for long-term success.

MedBest-Icons-04What is our reputation?

MedBest’s healthcare recruiting firm has a reputation of being selective with its candidates. The recruiters at MedBest originate from the long-term healthcare industry. This unique insight into the inner workings of senior care allows us to find and secure the best marriage between a client and a candidate. Potential candidates can rest easy knowing they will be considered for a position only if they are a perfect match. Please look at our testimonials and success stories.