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MedBest Healthcare Recruiting Certifications & Associations

leading ageLeading Age National

MedBest is a proud member of LeadingAge National. LeadingAge is comprised of over 6,000 not-for-profit members. The organization has been in practice since 1961, and it works tirelessly to advocate on behalf of the well-being of senior citizens. Its goal, which is closely aligned with ours, is to change the way society views aging and transform the senior healthcare industry.

nicNational Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care
MedBest works with the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care to ensure our candidates are equipped with the latest research, knowledge, and best practices for delivering quality senior care. This elite group of the healthcare industry’s movers and shakers provide valuable insight into the growth, expansion and other valuable cornerstones within the healthcare market.

florida health careFlorida Healthcare Association

Our team attends the annual Florida Health Care Association (FHCA) conferences to continually improve upon our skills in the healthcare recruiting field. In addition, MedBest articles have been featured in their newsletter, PULSE, several times. The FHCA represents more than 1,000 nursing, short-term care, long term-care, and assisted living services. Under the FHCA our healthcare recruiters remain current on new regulations, and retain our Nursing Home Administer licenses.


MedBest is a proud member of the Florida Senior Living Association (FSLA) which serves companies that operate professionally managed senior living communities offering independent, assisted living, and memory care services  MedBest has been spotlighted in their Newsletter with hiring advice and employment articles.  FSLA offers a variety of resources and opportunities for members and effectively represents members before the Florida Legislature, Governor’s Executive Agencies and other state and local entities where senior living policy is decided.


MedBest is a national member of LeadingAge as well as a member of the Florida Chapter.  MedBest has been featured numerous times in LeadingAge Florida's weekly newsletter, LeadingLink, with articles regarding hiring advice and workforce trends. LeadingAge Florida was established in 1963 as a Florida not-for-profit corporation and is committed to assisting members in achieving excellence as providers, businesses, and employers. 

Florida Assisted Living Association

MedBest is a member of the Florida Assisted Living Association (FALA) and has been featured in their ASPIRE Magazine several times along with their membership directoryThe Florida Assisted Living Association's mission is to promote the improvement of all assisted living facilities in Florida. They work with member facilities and partner companies like MedBest to promote quality of life in each of their communities.

Pennsylvania Health Care Association

MedBest is a Business Partner member of the Pennsylvania Health Care Association (PHCA). PHCA advocates on behalf of skilled nursing facilities, post-acute providers, assisted living residences and personal care homes across the commonwealth to ensure compassionate, quality, long-term care for Pennsylvania’s elderly and most vulnerable residents. MedBest has successfully completed a number of senior living search assignments in Pennsylvania and continues to expand our presence in that state as well as across the country. 

MedBest has been invited to actively participate in providing hiring and employment blogs as well as Workforce Tip of the Week as part of their weekly newsletters.


MedBest is a member of the Virginia Assisted Living Association. VALA is  a non-profit organization dedicated to providing advocacy, communication, education, and resources to the assisted living industry in Virginia. VALA is also the official state affiliate of Argentum. MedBest posts blogs regularly on VALA's Industry Blog Page. 

LeadingAge Indiana's vision is to be the association of choice for human services organizations which provide services to persons in need, with a particular focus on the elderly. MedBest became a member of LeadingAge Indiana in 2020 and is proud to be a part of an organization that assists members to provide the highest quality of life for those they serve! LeadingAge Indiana has requested blogs and articles from MedBest for their newsletter. 

tti success insightsDISC Behavior and Motivators Assessments through TTI

We are certified in DISC testing through TTI, an extensive screening process that serves companies in 90 countries across the world. TTI testing provides some of the most advanced career assessment tools and talent analytics. Working with their testing models, we attain an in-depth analysis of a person’s motivational factors and work ethic, which ensures they are the best fit for a company’s culture.

naps cpcNAPS CPC Certification

Through the National Association of Personnel Services (NAPS),MedBest team members are Certified Personnel Consultants. This professional credential is our commitment to recruiting excellence. Certified recruiters can lead clients through the complex process of search and retention. NAPS credentialing requires its members to renew certificates annually though ongoing training in recruiting law, ethics, and best practices.

next level exchangeNext Level Exchange

MedBest is a member of Next Level Exchange, a training program for healthcare recruiting and executive level searches. Next Level Exchange helps keep MedBest recruiters current on new methods and technology, which allows us to find the very best employees throughout the healthcare industry.

napsNational Association of Personnel Services

MedBest is a member of the National Association of Personnel Services (NAPS), a leader in education opportunities for the search, recruiting, and staffing industry. NAPS affords recruiting professionals the opportunity to learn the best practices and keep up with changing regulations in the industry. While attending NAPS conferences, our team members improve their skills as recruiters while expanding their networks.