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Congratulations – Patrick Turner & Essentia Health

Patrick Turner | Manager Talent Acquisition - Essentia Health

HARTZ Search - Healthcare Executive SearchHARTZ Search is excited to announce the placement of Patrick Turner as the Manager, Talent Acquisition at Essentia Health – East Division in Duluth, MN. Essentia Health is an integrated health system consisting of 15 hospital serving patients in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and North Dakota. Headquartered in Duluth, Minnesota, Essentia Health combines the strengths and talents of 14,617 employees, including more than 2,100 physicians and advanced practitioners, who serve our patients and communities through the mission of being called to make a healthy difference in people’s lives.

Our sincere congratulations to Patrick Turner and Essentia Health!

Patrick Turner is a seasoned Talent Acquisition professional with experience creating, developing, and managing large recruitment teams in the acute care hospital line of business.  Patrick possesses a strong background in change management and the implementation of recruitment best practices.  Patrick has a passion, determination and the experience to excel in Corporate HealthCare recruitment in both non-for-profit and for-profit Healthcare settings and most recently developed and built a nationally recognized and awarded (Lean Human Capital-2017) HealthCare recruitment team within HCA.

Patrick is highly skilled in recruitment strategy, team coaching and leadership, executive coaching, budgeting, work force planning and change management.

Patrick will report directly to Nathaniel Sweet; Director of Talent Acquisition will be starting at Essentia on October 26th.

HARTZ Search is a proud partner of Essentia Health!  We look forward to following the continued success of both Patrick Turner and Essentia Health!


Essentia HealthEssentia Health is a network of hospitals, clinics and related health care facilities serving patients in Minnesota, North Dakota, Wisconsin, and Idaho.  In the summer of 2010, Essentia Health brought together the SMDC Health System, Brainerd Lakes Health, Innovis Health, Essentia Community Hospitals and Clinics, and the Essentia Institute of Rural Health.  Essential Health was originally formed in January 2004 through a partnership of the Benedictine Health System and SMDC Health System.  In January 2008, Innovis Health joined Essentia Health and all the hospitals and clinics owned by the Benedictine Health System were transferred to Essentia Community Hospitals and Clinics.