Healthcare staffing veteran Russel Hicks will spearhead locum tenens division
[TAMPA, FL, December 7, 2022] – Elite365 – Healthcare Workforce Solutions today announced it has appointed healthcare staffing veteran Russel Hicks as President of its new locum tenens division. Hicks will also join the company’s board. Building on Elite365’s commitment to supporting healthcare organizations, Hicks’ 27 years of healthcare staffing experience will propel this service forward and support the company’s mission to elevate patient outcomes.
As the urgent talent crisis continues in healthcare, organizations need trusted partners with strong provider networks to deliver talent and meet demand. With Elite365’s deep industry expertise and experience, the company is uniquely positioned to fill provider gaps and offer critical locum tenens support in times of need.
“I feel honored to join this elite group of healthcare leaders who are committed to making a meaningful impact in the healthcare industry,” Hicks said. “I’m inspired by the Elite365 team and their desire to build a quality organization that puts people and patient care first.”
Hicks joins Elite365 from Provide LT where he served as President and CEO. While there he helped establish the company’s core locum tenens service offering and molded its internal culture. For two years in a row, the company was recognized as the #1 Best Place to Work for small companies. Prior to his role at Provide LT, Hicks was the founder and President of Martin Fletcher, a nationally recognized healthcare staffing firm focused on locum tenens and permanent placement.
“Russel’s industry experience and entrepreneurial grit will be invaluable as we launch our locum tenens division,” said Elite365 CEO Tracy Clark. “He has proven expertise in building great teams and strong cultures. His ability to launch, lead, and grow healthcare staffing companies is unparalleled.”
Elite365’s deep experience, focus on quality delivery for both clients and providers, access to resources, and ability to help healthcare organizations scale serve as market differentiators. Locums can trust they’ll be given viable opportunities to do what they want in locations they desire.
“Right away, providers will notice a difference,” said Hicks. “We do things the right way and truly get to know their needs and preferences. From the technology we implement and our superior credentialing system, to our consultative approach and efficient process, we provide the highest level of service.”
Elite365 is a healthcare staffing firm with a new vision for care. We’re elevating every aspect of healthcare staffing to give hardworking medical professionals brighter, better career destinations and provide hospital systems and healthcare facilities with the skilled specialists needed to cover urgent workforce gaps and optimize long-term coverage. Backed by Regal Healthcare Capital Partners, we have the national reach and resources to address complex and changing workforce demands. To learn more visit https://elite365.com/.
About Regal Healthcare Capital Partners
Regal Healthcare Capital Partners is a control growth equity and buyout firm focused exclusively on healthcare services. Our founders and investors include physicians and other providers who have successfully built healthcare companies. We partner with successful healthcare entrepreneurs that will benefit from the strategic, financial, operational and managerial expertise, as well as the equity capital that our team and core investor group of healthcare professionals can bring to their growing businesses. For more information visit: www.regalhcp.com.