Healthcare Recruitment

Better Healthcare Through Superior Staffing
Are you ready for Change Success 2020?


Your recruiting decisions will impact the health of many. Working with us will give you reliability, consistency, agility and ultimately superior patient care. Through NPAWorldwide we have a unique collection of professionals across Australia, New Zealand, Asia and globally who have filled roles for Medical Directors, Executive Management, Physicians, Nurses, Specialists, EPIC programmers, pharmacists, Dentists, Veterinarians, IT Specialists, Administration and many more

Discuss your needs with one of our Healthcare Recruitment Specialists.

Reliable, Consistent and Agile Healthcare Recruitment

Working with 1st Executive and NPAWorldwide is like having a custom built global recruitment panel. One of our executives will be a constant account manager for all of your roles and will share these with our network specialists from anywhere in Australia, New Zealand, Asia or even globally to source the best talent for you.

During the last year the NPAWorldwide Healthcare specialists have filled roles for CEO’s, Clinical Operations, Sleep Therapists, Director of Rehab, Trauma Nurses, Lab Technicians and Veterinarians.

Get in touch if you’d like better healthcare recruitment!

Our Healthcare Recruitment Specialists

Source your health professionals from the best local and international  talent pools compiled by global and specialist recruiters from 1st Executive and NPAWorldwide.

Healthcare is a global industry, perhaps one of the most mobile workforces on the planet. The industry demands best of breed talent, not just in nursing, physicians and specialists but also in management, administration and IT. Only the world’s largest network of healthcare recruitment specialists within NPAWorldwide can provide the consistency your standards demand.

Through our membership and shared ownership of NPA Worldwide, we have senior search and recruitment consultants globally who specialise in the Healthcare Industry. These specialists are expert at finding, engaging with and assessing the best talent in the geographies they cover and they provide us with global reach to most of the world’s top industry talent.

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1st executive partners Andrew-Thoseby
Andrew Thoseby

Melbourne, Australia


1st Executive Pty Ltd


14 yrs in Recruitment/Search and 15 in C Level Corporate Roles

Andrew has worked extensively across EMEA, The USA, South East Asia and the Pacific as well as Australia and New Zealand. An Executive Search specialist with multiple successes in veterinary, pharmaceutical and executive management roles he adds industry knowledge and experience across multiple sectors to secure real balance in leadership teams.

1st executive partners
Suzanne Whitmarsh

Melbourne, Australia


1st Executive Pty Ltd


17 years in Executive Search

Suzanne is the founder of 1st Executive and has been a successful Human Resources professional for the last fifteen years. Her main focus at 1st Executive is on executive recruitment, professional and personal development, coaching and mentoring, employment practices, team performance and facilitation. Invaluable services in the Healthcare Industry.

Michelle Wagner

Sydney, Australia


Strategy Solutions


19 years Recruitment

Michelle Wagner is a Senior Recruitment Consultant with more than nineteen years recruitment experience within the following sectors: IT, Healthcare,Finance, Executive, Sales & Marketing, Business Consulting, HR & Recruitment. She prides herself on her extensive networks throughout Australia, NZ, & Asia which allows her to provide the very best candidates for clients locally and internationally.

zeny ramirez
Zeny Ramirez

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam


Employment Vietnam


20 years Recruitment

A Director at Employment Vietnam.  Zeny is a veteran of the executive search and healthcare industry with more than 20 years of local and international experience. Specialising in recruitment for sales and management professionals within the healthcare industry,  she is known throughout the industry for delivering results in this internationally highly competitive industry.

Our Healthcare Recruitment Services

Nursing & Midwifery

With nursing and midwifery staff at the heart of the industry it’s important that your sourcing does not miss a beat. We source very skilled, experienced and specialist nurses all over Australia/NZ and in Asia. Whether needed in public or private hospitals, aged care, residential care or home care, NPAWorldwide has access to a global database of talent and skills.

Allied Healthcare

Allied health professionals are part of our service too. Therapists of most kinds, radiographers, pathologists are all critical resources in the industry. The ability to source quickly, globally and in volume when needed means that patient care and support is kept at the forefront of your service.


With experienced international healthcare recruiters in the NPAWorldwide network, the ability to source the right General Practitioners, Surgeons and Specialists from worldwide skills markets is without peer. Add to that alliances with immigration specialists and Employers of Record allows for the smoothest of sourcing processes.


From executive management of hospitals, chains of medical clinics and pathology labs to pharmaceutical sales professionals, IT specialists and practice managers, 1st Executive and NPAWorldwide healthcare recruitment applies the latest sourcing technology, executive search processes and psychometric assessments to secure the right people.

Discuss your needs with one of our Healthcare Recruitment Specialists.


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