Director of Physician & Provider Recruitment
Richard Ashby began his physician recruiting career in 1989 and
brings a wealth of physician recruiting, physician relations and
healthcare experience to St.Vincent Medical Group. Prior to joining
SVMG, Richard was president of Intercede Health Physicians, the provider
recruiting division of Intercede Health, a medical management and
consulting company based in TX. Richard is a graduate of Ball State
University in Muncie, IN. Now that he has returned to the Hoosier state,
he pursues many outside activities, including gardening, playing guitar
and tennis. He is a voracious reader and gourmet cook “wannabe”.
Richard is also a member of the National Association of Physician
David Clingan has more than 13 years of associate and physician
recruiting experience, all with The Care Group and St.Vincent Medical
Group. He also has more than 20 years of experience recruiting for a
wide variety of positions in Central Indiana. In June 2011, he helped to
create and develop the in-house physician and provider recruitment and
on-boarding program for St.Vincent Medical Group. As a native of
Covington, IN, graduate of Indiana State University in Terre Haute, and
current resident of Indianapolis, David is very familiar with all things
Hoosier. In his spare time, David is an active volunteer for several
animal rescue groups, ISU and he also enjoys traveling, the outdoors and
reading. David belongs to the Indiana Society of Physician Recruiters
(INSPR) and is active in the Marketing and Sponsorship Committees. He is
also a member of the Association of Staff Physician Recruiters (ASPR).
Mona Hansen, BS, FASPR, SPHR
Mona Hansen has worked in the healthcare industry for over 20 years.
Prior to joining the St.Vincent Medical Group in March 2012, she worked
as a Physician Recruitment Consultant with Suburban Health Organization
in Indianapolis. She also has experience in the areas of Physician
Recruitment and Human Resources Management at a large healthcare system
in the Upper Midwest. Mona is a member of the Association of Staff
Physician Recruiters (ASPR) and the Indiana Society of Physician
Recruiters (INSPR). She is also a member of the Society of Human
Resources Management (SHRM). Mona has a solid understanding of the
healthcare environment and enjoys building strong relationships with
physicians, hospitals and practices throughout the state.
Advanced Practice Provider Recruiter
Melanie Bell joined the St.Vincent Medical Group Physician Recruitment team in April 2013 as a Provider Sourcing Specialist and moved into the Advanced Practice Provider Recruiter roll in Decemeber 2014. Melanie began her career with St.Vincent in December of 2011 as a Patient Coordinator for the GYN Oncology Practice. Melanie has worked in several different fields enabling her to bring years of relationship-building experience to the team. Her knowledge of Central and Southern Indiana territories in a variety of sales positions has allowed her to gain strong knowledge of these geographical areas. Melanie earned her BA in Exercise Science and Wellness at Ball State University in Muncie, IN. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as enjoying warm-weather outdoor activities.Currently, she belongs to the Indiana Society of Physician Recruiters (INSPR).
Physician Recruitment Coordinator-Onboarding
Janet Hedlund joined the St.Vincent Medical Group Physician
Recruitment Team in March 2012. She began her career with St.Vincent
Health in early 2011. She brings to the team over 20 years of experience
in the areas of Human Resources Management, Office Administration and
Project Management. She also has considerable experience in both
start-up and merger/acquisition work with local managed healthcare
organizations and national health insurers. Born in Michigan, Janet is
proud to be a “transplanted” Hoosier. She enjoys spending time with
family and friends, as well as cooking and gardening in her free time.
She is dedicated to a focus that ensures a successful and rewarding
customer service experience. Janet is also a member of the Indiana
Society of Physician Recruiters (INSPR).