Sheila Bixler has been working in healthcare for 24 years, with 16 years specifically devoted to healthcare recruitment. Her knowledge and experience are critical to her clients, candidates, and colleagues, alike, especially with the transformation of healthcare delivery. Sheila began her career in Behavioral Health working in both inpatient and outpatient environments. In this arena, she developed her ability to connect and understand diverse populations, evaluate circumstances, and conduct needs assessments. She credits her success in healthcare recruitment to acquiring these skills.
Sheila started her healthcare search career as a Sourcing and Marketing Specialist and quickly rose to a top-producing Search Consultant, Director of Recruitment, and Vice President of Client Services. This rise reflected her personal commitment to serving others and securing successful, long-term placements throughout the healthcare industry.
Committed to continuous learning, Sheila regularly participates in leadership training, with specific focus on emotional intelligence, organizational culture, team building, garnering employee accountability, and strength-finding. Sheila is an active member of the Missouri Medical Group Management Association and National Coalition of Healthcare Recruiters.
When not at work, Sheila enjoys spending time with her husband, children, and grandchildren. She enjoys the simple pleasures in life…laughing, family dinners, socializing with friends, reading a book, and gazing at a full moon or stunning sunset. She has a new-found interest in gardening and volunteering in ways that give back to her community.