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Meet Our Physician Recruiters at UPMC in South Central Pa.

UPMC Pinnacle’s Physician Recruitment team works tirelessly year round to match physicians and advanced practice providers (PA, CRNP, CNM, CRNA) with the right opportunity within our growing, multi site health system. There is a place for you at UPMC Pinnacle!

Meet Our Team

Linda Campbell, M.Ed., FASPR
Physician Recruiter

Linda Campbell has more than 29 years’ experience in physician recruitment, physician relations and health care marketing. She began her career at UPMC Susquehanna where she held leadership positions in Marketing, Physician Recruitment, Physician Referral Relations and Corporate Communications. Linda has been with UPMC Pinnacle for the past 14 years, serving as a Physician Marketing Coordinator before leading the Physician Recruitment department for 10 years.

She currently serves as a Physician Recruiter and focuses primarily on recruiting and retaining physicians and advanced practitioners for oncology, breast surgery, endocrinology, psychiatry, rheumatology, otolaryngology, dermatology, palliative medicine, neurology and infectious disease, among others. Linda is known for her ability to connect with candidates and their families and build lasting relationships beyond the recruitment process.

Linda holds a M. Ed. in Health Education from The Pennsylvania State University, where she also completed her undergraduate work. Linda is a Fellow of the Association for Advancing Physician and Provider Recruitment (FASPR) and a member of the Mid-Atlantic Physician Recruiter Alliance, Inc., (MAPRA) where she serves on the Education Committee.

Contact Linda:
campbelllb2@upmc.edu
717-231-8690


Rachel Jones, MBA, FASPR
Manager of Physician Recruitment-Onboarding and Retention

Rachel Jones is the Manager of Physician Recruitment-Onboarding and Retention at UPMC Pinnacle in Harrisburg, PA. She has worked in provider recruitment and onboarding for UPMC Pinnacle since January 2014. She received her MBA in Strategic Leadership and Marketing from Penn State's Smeal College of Business and a BA in HR Management from Juniata College. Rachel has over eight years’ experience in recruitment in both the healthcare and IT fields.

Rachel is a Fellow of the Association of Staff Physician Recruiters (FASPR), Education Chair for OAR, and a member of the Mid-Atlantic Physician Recruiter Alliance, Inc., (MAPRA) where she serves as the Treasurer.

Contact Rachel:
Jonesrn2@upmc.edu
717-231-8796


Wayne Saxton, FASPR
Physician Recruiter

Wayne is a Fellow of the Association for Advancing Physician and Provider Recruitment (FASPR). Wayne graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering. Wayne has more than fifteen years’ experience in health care sales, management and physician recruitment.

Wayne is a Fellow of the Association for Advancing Physician and Provider Recruitment (FASPR) as well as a member of the Mid-Atlantic Physician Recruiter Alliance (MAPRA).

Contact Wayne:
Saxtonw@upmc.edu
717-231-8383


Jaci Fisher, FASPR
Physician Recruiter

Jaci joined the UPMC Pinnacle physician recruitment team in September of 2018 as a Physician Recruitment Coordinator. She holds a B.S. from York College of Pennsylvania and has spent the past few years of her career in education recruiting. Jaci brings more than 5 years of relationship building and guest relations experience to the team.

Jaci is a member of the Mid-Atlantic Physician Recruiter Alliance, Inc., (MAPRA), as well as a Fellow of the Association of Advancing Physician and Provider Recruitment (FASPR).

Contact Jaci:
caralleja@upmc.edu
717-231-8583


Denise Bordner
Physician Recruiter

Denise Bordner started with the UPMC Pinnacle team in July 2019. Denise graduated from Penn State University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management. Denise brings more than three years’ experience in healthcare and physician recruitment to the team.

Denise is a member of the Mid-Atlantic Physician Recruiter Alliance, Inc., (MAPRA), as well as a member of Association for Advancing Physician and Provider Recruitment (AAPPR).

Contact Denise:
bordnerdm2@upmc.edu
717-231-8744


Tracy Gueye
Physician Recruitment Coordinator

Tracy Gueye started with Pinnacle Health Hospitals 2008, in the Neuroscience Institute Physical therapy department and moved on to Pinnacle Health Human Resource department in 2014. Tracy brings more than twelve years experiences in the Healthcare field with Onboarding and Recruitment skills to the Physician Recruitment team.

Tracy is a member of the Mid-Atlantic Physician Recruiter Alliance, Inc., (MAPRA), as well as a member of Association for Advancing Physician and Provider Recruitment (AAPPR).

Contact Tracy:
gueyetl@upmc.edu
717-231-8744


Samantha Osei-Mensah, MBA
Physician Recruitment Coordinator

Samantha Osei-Mensah joined the UPMC Pinnacle team in March 2020, she previously worked for PinnacleHealth in 2016 but left to focus on her studies and received her MBA with a concentration in Finance at Strayer University and also holds a BS in Health Service Management from Norfolk State University. Samantha brings six years’ experience in Home Health Care.

As the Physician Recruitment Coordinator, Samantha supports recruitment by organizing visits for Physician and Advanced Practice Clinician candidates and their families, assessing candidate satisfaction with recruitment experience.

Samantha is a member of the Mid-Atlantic Physician Recruiter Alliance, Inc., (MAPRA), as well as a member of Association for Advancing Physician and Provider Recruitment (AAPPR).

Contact Samantha:
oseimensahsn2@upmc.edu
717-231-8670


Patrick Dreer, Sr., MBA, CMSR, FASPR
System Director of Physician Recruitment

Patrick G. Dreer, Sr. is the System Director of Physician Recruitment for UPMC Pinnacle. He has more than 25 years of experience in Health care Management and Recruitment. Patrick began his recruiting experience while in the Air Force, recruiting physicians for the Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC), culminating his career as a Recruitment Programs Manager on the Air Staff at the Pentagon. He is a retired Chief Master Sergeant with more than 29 years of military service. Previous experience includes not-for-profit health systems, as a physician recruitment consultant for the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, and Regional Director of the American Cancer Society.

Patrick is currently the Ex-Officio (Past President) of the Mid-Atlantic Physician Recruiter Alliance, Inc. (MAPRA), a 501(c)6 non-profit dedicated to the advancement and professional development of health care recruiters in the Mid-Atlantic Region through networking, education, and collaboration. He previously served as President from 2012 to 2017, and Vice President from 2011 to 2012.

His background includes recruitment advertising and marketing, as well as IT development of applicant tracking systems. Patrick has the distinction of being recognized by then Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen as the Service Recruiter of the Year – Health Professions. Patrick is a Certified Medical Staff Recruiter (CMSR) and a Fellow of the Association of Advancing Physician and Provider Recruitment (FASPR). He received his BS in Management/Finance from Park University, his Master’s in Business Administration from American Military University, and his Certificate in Human Resources Management from Villanova University.

Contact Patrick:
dreerpg@upmc.edu
717-231-8693


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