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MedPro Healthcare Staffing Recruiter Spotlight: Vanessa Walsh, Senior Placement Guide

Adventure is nothing new to Vanessa Walsh, who hails from Germany and has lived in four-different states in America, including college in North Carolina. She speaks three-different languages, used to teach Latin dance, and also has two cats, Timon and Simba.

“I enjoy getting to know my candidates and hearing about their adventures while on assignments,” said Walsh. “MedPro cares about its travelers and goes above-and-beyond to show our appreciation. We strive to improve and create a great experience for our corporate office employees, as well as our ‘Explorers’ in the healthcare system.”

Walsh also has advice for all the prospective employees seeking to make the jump to healthcare staffing recruiting in that working hard and staying persistent are keys to finding success.

“There are going to be good weeks and some that may not turn out how you hoped, but you have to keep pushing yourself and stay the course,” Walsh said. “Pay attention to the feedback you get and apply it, but don’t hesitate to reach out for assistance from your managers or peers.”

Rapid Fire (Short Answers)

  1. What or who inspires you every day? My mother.
  2. What are some of your favorite hobbies? Dancing and reading
  3. What do you wish grew on trees? Chips Ahoy!
  4. What is your dream vacation spot? Cartagena, Columbia
  5. Favorite thing about living in South Florida? The warm weather

Lightning Round (Pick One)

  1. Heels, Sneakers, Wedges, Sandals or Pumps? Sneakers
  2. Dunkin Donuts or Krispy Kreme? Krispy Kreme
  3. Ice cream, popsicles or frozen yogurt? Frozen yogurt
  4. Preferred color: Red or purple? Red
  5. Burgers, pizza or burritos? Pizza
  6. Henry Cavill, Idris Elba, Ryan Reynolds or Jake Gyllenhaal? Ryan Reynolds
  7. If you had to choose one: Living in a zombie apocalypse or water world? Water world
  8. Usher, Beyonce, John Legend or Alicia Keys? Usher
  9. Better sidekick: Robin, Samwise Gamgee, Dory or Chewbacca? Chewie
  10. Pick one: SportsCenter, Fox News, Netflix, HGTV or [adult swim]? Netflix

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