How I can help your job search:
Mandi Gingras is the Director of Education for the 3RNET, the National Rural Recruitment and Retention Network. The 3RNET is a non-profit organization and trusted resource for health professionals seeking careers in rural and underserved communities. Mandi provides recruitment and retention educational support to 3RNET members and safety net facilities across the nation.
Mandi’s experience includes 14 years as the primary care and oral health recruiter and workforce consultant for the New Hampshire-Vermont Recruitment Center, a non-profit organization and service of BiState Primary Care Association (PCA). In her role at the PCA, Mandi provided recruitment assistance (sourcing, screening and referring physicians, dentists and APPs), consulted on recruitment and retention best practices, and provided J1 visa waiver and loan repayment program support to safety net facilities in New Hampshire and Vermont.
Mandi’s career path included a move to Michigan during the pandemic where she worked for almost two years as a physician recruiter with McLaren Healthcare System and Karmanos Cancer Institute, a large non-profit integrated health delivery system made up of 14 hospitals across Michigan and Ohio. Mandi’s work there involved recruitment of surgical specialties for the 14 hospitals, affiliated practices and cancer centers. She managed the recruitment cycle from developing job posts and marketing strategies, sourcing and interviewing candidates, to coordinating site visits and contract negotiations.
Mandi grew up in a small rural town in the Midwest and understands the unique challenges and benefits that rural communities offer. She is an AAPPR member and a RACR certified recruiter through the HealthcareSource and Lean Human Capital training curriculum.
In her personal time, Mandi enjoys spending time with her koi pond and gardens, crafting, and taking in lake-living at her new home in Michigan.