Vanguard Healthcare Professionals Enters Pharmacist Recruiting Market

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Kevin B. George, MBA, announced the launch of the nationwide recruiting firm, Vanguard Healthcare Professionals specializing in the recruiting of Pharmacists. This follows his success as account manager for the CIGNA HealthCare account for Kelly Services in Phoenix, Arizona. He is joined by his wife, and co-owner, Lavelle George, who served as Director of Compassion House, a home for teen moms in Phoenix, Arizona.

Kevin B. George, MBA, recently announced the launch of the nationwide recruiting firm, Vanguard Healthcare Professionals. Mr. George had been Branch and Account Manager for the CIGNA HealthCare account for Kelly Services in Phoenix, Arizona, where he successfully led the temporary staffing and direct-hire recruiting. He and his team consistently won monthly awards for their production. Vanguard Healthcare Professionals specializes in the recruiting of Pharmacists, both clinical and retail. According to Mr. George, "The opportunities for pharmacists are amazing. The shortage of pharmacists is widespread."

Vanguard Healthcare Professionals is a nationwide healthcare recruiting firm with access to over 500 affiliate offices. They provide advanced searches which are focused and personalized to the needs of the healthcare professional and the healthcare provider. Their recruiters act as personal career agents who personally guide the candidates and employers through the recruiting process. According to Kevin George, president and owner, "Vanguard Healthcare Professionals is focused on 'Leading with Integrity' by providing quality services in a caring, personalized and ethical environment. We will prove this over and over again. At Vanguard Healthcare Professionals, the interests and wishes of the candidate and the employer come first and foremost."

Mr. George is joined in business by his wife, and co-owner, Lavelle George. She has served as Director of Compassion House, a home for pregnant teens and teen moms in Phoenix, Arizona, since 1998. After nine years of service to the community, Mr. and Mrs. George made the decision to close Compassion House and relocate the girls to other homes in their community. Compassion House was a family-model home affiliated with Southwest Leadership Foundation and ChildHelp USA. Kevin and Lavelle George and their two daughters opened their home and lived with the moms and the babies. Over the nine year period, they cared for a total of 28 children. Many of the girls lived with them for three or four years. Mr. and Mrs. George continue to have involvement in the lives of these girls who are now young adults with elementary and pre-school children.

Prior to opening Compassion House, Kevin and Lavelle George and their daughters lived in Ulanbatar, Mongolia. Mr. George served as Medical Projects Director for an NGO. He initiated and coordinated a cardiac project with Assist International and Rotary International. The project included the installation of a complete cardiac monitoring system in the main cardiac hospital of Mongolia, and the delivery of pharmaceutical supplies. Trauma nurses and engineers joined the team to educate the Mongolian doctors in the use of the equipment. The total value of the project was $1,000,000 USD.

Kevin and Lavelle George are committed to continuing their involvement in humanitarian work both in the U.S. and internationally.

For more information about Vanguard Healthcare Professionals, please contact Kevin George at 800-750-2383 ext. 701 or Lavelle George at 800-750-2383 ext. 705. Please visit their website: http://www.VanguardHealthcareProfessionals.com.

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