SAN DIEGO, July 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE: AMN), the leader and innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services, has named Kelly Rakowski as President, Leadership and Search Solutions.
At AMN Healthcare, Rakowski will be responsible for leading the company's interim leadership, physician permanent placement, recruitment process outsourcing and executive search solutions and will report directly to the CEO, Susan Salka. This is a new leadership role for AMN and will enable the evolution of a comprehensive strategy and growth of these consultative services during an era when healthcare organizations are dealing with significant workforce shortages and need strong partners and talent to execute on their most important business initiatives.
"I'm thrilled to announce that Kelly Rakowski is joining our team to lead the critically important areas of healthcare leadership and search solutions," said Susan Salka, President and CEO of AMN Healthcare. "Healthcare organizations need strong, experienced leaders to guide them and the highest quality professionals to serve their patients in this period of unprecedented change. Kelly will work to ensure all our leadership and search solutions businesses are optimized and evolving to help our clients meet their operational and strategic challenges and provide the best care possible for their patients."
Rakowski joins the AMN team from Premier, Inc., where she was senior vice president of advisory and collaborative services. In this role, she led advisory services to healthcare organizations' operational transformation, population health, clinical quality and safety improvement. Previously, Rakowski also led healthcare consulting groups with several large firms, including EY/Capgemini, GE Healthcare, Accenture and Xerox. Rakowski has a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Rochester and a master's degree in Health Services Administration from the University of Michigan.
About AMN Healthcare
AMN Healthcare is the leader and innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services to healthcare facilities across the nation. The Company provides unparalleled access to the most comprehensive network of quality healthcare professionals through its innovative recruitment strategies and breadth of career opportunities. With insights and expertise, AMN Healthcare helps providers optimize their workforce to successfully reduce complexity, increase efficiency and improve patient outcomes. AMN delivers managed services programs, healthcare executive search solutions, vendor management systems, recruitment process outsourcing, predictive modeling, mid-revenue cycle solutions, and other services. AMN Healthcare is committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse team that reflects the communities we serve. Our commitment to the inclusion of many different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enables our innovation and leadership in the healthcare services industry. For more information about AMN Healthcare, visit www.amnhealthcare.com.
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