Health Care Job Search Just Got Easier with New Medical Placement Agency

Advanced Healthcare Search is not your typical Healthcare Career Recruiter. Their life-long approach to managing healthcare careers matches the immediate goals of the marketplace with the long-term career goals of healthcare professionals.

Portland, OR – February 9, 2010 (PressReleasePivot) — Advanced Healthcare Search, a new healthcare placement agency based in Portland, Oregon, announces the launch of their nationwide online portal.

The company CEO and owner, Darla Torkelsen, brings over 15 years of traditional healthcare recruiting experience to this new entity. Says Torkelsen, “Unlike traditional models, Advanced Healthcare Search provides career-long management for medical professionals.” Using a one-on-one personal approach, Torkelsen and her team pinpoint how nurses, physicians, therapists, pharmacists, technicians, administrators and other healthcare professionals want to grow in their careers, then finds the right hospital, administrative office, medical clinic, emergency room or long-term care facility where they can succeed. provides all these services at no cost to the placement, as their providers pay all the fees to find the right candidate for their opening.

Torkelsen and her team tracks each person they place to ensure their long-term success in the position, then approaches them when the next great opportunity opens up where they may succeed.

Advanced Healthcare Search guides their candidates throughout the placement process, and beyond. They offer a knowledge bank of helpful information so candidates know whether their skills are current (and if not, helps them bring them up to date). Using competitive analysis, they can inform candidates of whether they’re being compensated fairly for the work they do. Advanced Healthcare Search also provides 8 weeks of career counseling to help medical professionals learn how to market themselves. This course has proven especially beneficial for those who want to change career tracks.

Advanced Healthcare Search respects candidates’ confidentiality, only releasing information after the proper permission is granted. Job Seekers can simply submit an online application on the company’s web site at

Following the spirit of their candidates, and their desire to help those who need it most, gives back to the communities they serve through scholarships for healthcare students, contributions to help bereaved children, and through referral bonuses for successful placements.

Candidates and providers are directed to visit the new online portal to register and learn more about how Advanced Healthcare Search can fulfill its mission to help manage the careers of the best medical professionals, allowing them to focus on what they do best: helping others heal.

About Advanced Healthcare Search:
Advanced Healthcare Search, located in Portland, OR, specializes in recruiting and placing healthcare workers who want to improve their careers. For more information, or to register with Advanced Healthcare Search, visit their web site at, or call 503-970-3846 or 800-242-7047.

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