Andrea Santiago has worked in the healthcare industry since 1998, in medical sales, consulting, training, and recruiting. As a medical recruiter, Andrea has interviewed and placed hundreds of healthcare professionals including physicians, nurses, medical technologists and industry executives.
Andrea entered the healthcare industry in 1998 as a national medical documentation and record-keeping consultant. Since 2001, Andrea has worked in the medical staffing industry, initially for one of the largest national physician search firms. Andrea went on to recruit numerous medical professionals including nurses, allied healthcare, medical device engineers and medical salespeople.
Currently, Andrea is the Communications Director for a national physician search firm, The Medicus Firm.
Andrea is also a freelance writer specializing in career-related topics and healthcare careers, based on her experience in medical sales, recruiting, training, and management. She has contributed to four books on social media and job search, including Internet Your Way to a New Job, by Alison Doyle, About.com Guide to Job Search.
Andrea's work has appeared in Medical Economics, Working Nurse, and The New England Journal of Medicine's "Recruiting Physicians Today", and has been cited by Fox News, Forbes.com, AP, Washington Examiner, and many others.
She has shared her healthcare career expertise and job search advice via numerous media outlets including WNYC radio in New York, Star94 FM radio in Atlanta, and WXIA-TV 11Alive evening news, and provided weekly Healthcare JobCasts to JobRadio.fm internet radio.
Andrea Santiago graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education, cum laude.
From Andrea Santiago:
As a healthcare recruiter, helping doctors, nurses and other medical professionals to achieve their career goals has been a most rewarding role. As such, I've impacted a number of medically underserved communities, by attracting qualified healthcare providers to areas where quality medical care may have otherwise been unavailable.
After so many years of helping other medical professionals to find their dream jobs, I can finally say I've found MY ultimate dream job, as your Guide to Health Careers!
Connect with Andrea on Google+.
- The Medicus Firm - Nationwide Physician Recruiting
Andrea's "day job," The Medicus Firm provides practice opportunities for physicians nationwide.
- Andrea's Weekly Healthcare JobCast on JobRadio.fm
Weekly audio updates on the latest healthcare news, medical job search tips, and employment trends!
- LinkedIn - Free On-line Networking Tool
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- Become a FAN of About.com Health Careers on Facebook!