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ABOUT US

Since 1999, we’ve found and placed over 17,000 of the best healthcare professionals with over 300 leading healthcare employers nationwide! Acclivity’s Career Consultants are not generalists but highly trained and dedicated recruiting professionals, specializing in healthcare career placement — that’s all we do!

Hiring Managers! Are you looking for a high performing employee that can do a great job and also fits in well with your team and environment? With no initial contracts or long-term obligations, Acclivity Healthcare can find the perfect candidate for you. We spend time getting to know both our clients and our candidates to build personable, proven partnerships. Let us help you efficiently find and attract the top talent you’re searching for whether it’s clinical, administrative, contract or direct hire.

Job Seekers! Our support to job seekers is always 100% FREE! Whether you’re actively looking for a new career opportunity or would just like us to keep you informed when fantastic jobs in your field become available, Acclivity Healthcare is here to help throughout your career! When the time is right for you, we’ll help you get your resume up to speed, introduce you to the best opportunities in healthcare and guide you through the interview process — all at no cost to you! Contact us today or start your own online profile and we’ll get started on finding your dream job today!

Ted French, Founder and President

Cheri French, Chief Financial Officer

Cari Zahller, Senior Client Service Coordinator

Jennifer Sievers, Director of Client Services

Originally from Seattle, Washington, Jennifer has worked in healthcare for more than a decade. She made the move from a career in the clinical field of medicine to healthcare recruitment and holds a certificate as a Certified Staffing Professional (CSP). As one of Acclivity’s long-term recruiters, Jennifer is very successful at matching top candidates to new positions. Her positive attitude is one of her greatest attributes. Jennifer’s passions include spending time with her dogs — two adorable Yorkies.

James Long, Director of Client Services

Melanie Pearson, Client Service Manager

Melanie brings over 11 years of staffing industry experience to the Acclivity Healthcare team. She takes pride in building strong business relationships and providing quality customer service to her clients. With her expertise and strong coaching skills, she provides candidates with valuable feedback and resources to help them achieve their career goals. Melanie is a firm believer in work-life balance — “Work hard to play hard.” In her spare time, Melanie enjoys being outdoors — walking, hiking or riding, cooking for her family and visiting the beach in California, back to her roots.

Chris Waters, Research and Sourcing Manager

Sera Smith, Operations Supervisor

Sera started her first five years in healthcare at a local Podiatrist where she worked her way up from a Medical Records Clerk to a Front Office Lead. Sera is known for her “can do” attitude and team-player spirit. She loves the feeling of being part of a company that matches hard-working professionals with top healthcare organizations. She also takes great pride in seeing the impact and happiness that comes from our process. Sera is an Arizona native and couldn’t imagine living anywhere else.

Angela Jimenez, Healthcare Recruiter

Angela is a talented recruiter with Acclivity and her goal is to always improve candidate and client satisfaction. She loves the level of influence and direct impact that her position has on the lives of others and the economy. Being able to help both sides – job seekers and hiring companies – is the best part of her day. Outside of work, Angela enjoys reading, strength training, and being a team player in everything she does.

Rick Gonzales, Director of Recruiting

Rick is the Head of Recruiting at Acclivity and has a true passion for helping companies hire great talent. Rick believes that the right hire can have a massively positive impact on an organization and the satisfaction that comes from being part of the process is the best part. Outside of work, Rick is a Veteran of the Navy, and has been married to his high school sweetheart for 28 years. They have 3 children and 2 grandsons that live locally and happily take up all of their spare time.

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5-stars “​I know you are the best! Thanks again- I can always depend on Acclivity. Thank you!”

Julaine C.
Phoenix, AZ
5-stars “I want to thank you and the staff of Acclivity Healthcare for finding us such a wonderful Medical Assistant. We were looking for the PERFECT FIT and I feel that we have finally found it, thanks to you. We would like to hire her as our permanent employee. Once again ... Read More

Mayra K.
New York, NY
5-stars “​Thank you for sending such great candidates in such a timely manner. I really do appreciate it.”

Nidia J.
Tucson, AZ

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