Specializing in healthcare consulting
The owner of the Cruz Consulting Group, MaryBeth Cruz
, leverages her deep consulting and recruitment experience to meet the needs of her valued clients.
After earning her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with a minor in Sociology from Western Oregon University, MaryBeth completed clinical training at the renowned Stanford University Sleep Center, becoming a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT).
She helped establish the successful Healthdyne-owned Kern County Sleep Disorders Center as their Administrative Director. She next joined Sleep Physiology Services as their Director of Clinical Operations and then Providence St. Vincent Medical Center as their Sleep Disorders Program Outreach Coordinator, marketing services directly to physicians.
Hired as the Director of Physician Recruitment for the Providence Health & Services Oregon Region in 1994, MaryBeth created a cost-effective, internalized physician recruitment function. From 2005 to 2015, she served as the Executive Director of Physician Services & Development for Providence's entire medical system.
As an executive team member, MaryBeth guided her department through numerous system integrations, building a best in class recruitment, physician development and physician services division. MaryBeth and her 48-person staff, which comprised 20 recruiters, recruited 840 providers (i.e., physicians, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants) in 2014 as well as executive and senior physician talent, exceeding organizational recruitment goals.
MaryBeth is a member of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) and Association of Staff Physician Recruiters (ASPR). She has served on the Board of Trustees for Trillium Family Services since 2012.