Jackson Pharmacy Professionals Acquired by Jackson + Coker

What the acquisition of a pharmacy staffing agency adds to our offerings.

National physician staffing firm adds pharmacy agency to suite of offerings.

Jackson + Coker, a national physician recruiting firm, is pleased to announce it has acquired Jackson Pharmacy Professionals, one of the fastest-growing national pharmacy recruiting firms in the country. The addition diversifies the Jackson + Coker suite of offerings, allowing clients to meet more of their recruiting needs through one company.

“Jackson + Coker seeks to set itself apart from others in the market by expanding the number of specialists it provides and becoming a one-stop shop for healthcare organizations,” said Jackson + Coker Leadership. “We are proud to bring on the knowledgeable team at Jackson Pharmacy Professionals to provide expert pharmacy-specific recruiting for our clients.”

Jackson Pharmacy Professionals places contract, contract-to-hire and permanent pharmacy professionals, including interim directors of pharmacy, at a wide range of pharmacy practice settings. It specializes in placing pharmacy leadership in informatics, oncology, pediatrics, emergency medicine and psychiatry.

By focusing solely on pharmacy, Jackson Pharmacy Professionals recruiters have become experts in the industry, resulting in a faster turnaround for clients and better candidates placed. The team includes Jim Friedlander, a senior account executive with a lifelong involvement in the pharmacy industry, and Diva Payne, a senior recruiter with more than 14 years of experience placing pharmacists.

“The Jackson Pharmacy Professionals team’s industry expertise makes us a great addition to the Jackson + Coker portfolio,” said Heidi Fischler, managing director at Jackson Pharmacy Professionals. “Our ability to get to know our clients on a deep level coupled with our commitment to superior customer service mirror Jackson + Coker’s values.”

Jackson Pharmacy Professionals is regularly recognized for excellence in pharmacy staffing and as a top employer. Last year, the firm won Inavero’s Best of Staffing Award.