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Brenda Isert, CSAM



Email:brenda@westportone.com
Phone:314-991-4355 x3110

Being a professional recruiter since 1997, my passionate desire to succeed has provided me with a very rewarding career at Westport One/ MRI Network. I believe in giving the best possible level of customer service for my clients and healthcare professionals.

As a business partner, I consistently deliver the highest quality of talent in a timely manner and willing to go that extra mile is what differentiates me from other recruiters. My goal is to meet the mission and vision of my client companies and to be an integral part in taking their company to the next level to meet their goals and initiatives.

In my successful career, I have assisted hundreds of healthcare professionals in their career development and have a proven track record in identifying, recruiting and negotiating with quality, impact healthcare professionals.

I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management & Organizational Behavior. In addition, I have the CSAM Designation: MRI established the Certified Senior Account Manager (CSAM) Certification Program in 1985 as a way to highlight its standout Executive Recruiters achievements. Professional Recruiters who hold the CSAM designation are recognized leaders at MRI Worldwide and are ranked consistently at the top of their profession. A CSAM is committed to delivering excellence, pursuing continuous professional development and is accustomed to delivering only the highest quality of customer service.

Area of Specialization

  • Healthcare Administration
  • Chief Nursing Officers
  • CEO’s
  • Directors
  • Managers
  • Staff Nursing
  • Nurse Managers
  • RN First Assist (RNFA)
  • Case Managers
  • Radiology Technologist
  • Cath Lab Techs/RN’s
  • CT
  • MRI
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Ultrasound
  • Medical Coders/ Billers
  • Senior Housing

Awards

  • Recognized with the "Business Accelerator Award" for the highest Year-Over-Year growth in revenue in 2005 & 2012
  • Three-time award winner of "Account Executive of the Year"

Personal Snapshot

  • Mother of 2 wonderful boys
  • Enjoy traveling all over the world

Customer Testimonials

"I have been working closely with Brenda Isert to fill some critical positions within our system. She has been a pleasure to work with. She is eager to find candidates and I feel confident in the candidates she does provide. She has followed through on rare RNFA candidates for me as well as experienced Nurse Manager Candidates. I especially value her flexibility in planning around my hectic schedule as well as patience within our processes. I look forward to using Brenda as a resource when applicable with my recruitment needs."

"Brenda does a great job in connecting with people. She is always positive and knows what I am looking for. Brenda went as far as joining me at an AORN conference to recruit a Nurse Manager. She was a valuable asset and I am sure she will fill my next role very quickly."

"Brenda was absolutely fantastic to work with and is very attentive to client and hospital. Her follow up is great as it shows she truly cares."

"Brenda is the perfect example of what I would have expected and she actually exceeded my expectations. She was always friendly and positive displayed a "can do" attitude. She returned calls promptly, kept me updated and would call just to check on how things were going. She prepared me well with good advice for interviewing all of which I used. After 16 years of not really looking for a job she was supportive and helpful. I would recommend her as a trainer for others that work in your organization. Thank you Brenda for all your help."

"Brenda- was hands down the reason I am in this job currently. I was looking in other regions and not super interested in St. Louis. Brenda was diligent with me and straight-forward in her presentation of the opportunity. This persistence and honesty directly led to my visit to St. Louis and accepting this position. I could not have made a better decision, and I have her to thank for it!!!"

"This was my first experience working with a "head hunter" and much to my surprise it was very pleasant. Brenda was outstanding to work with and made the process very easy."

"Excellent experience! This is the first time I have used any agency of this type. Brenda Isert exceeded my expectations."

"Brenda was remarkable. While not the exact type of position I was looking for, she opened my eyes to a new opportunity and challenge that I'm still evaluating. She was/is very professional, diligent, and her f/u is excellent. She is to be commended for her work!"

"This is the second time that I have worked with West Port One. I have had excellent experiences each time, and I also have a friend who is now working with your company. I will continue to recommend your company to other professionals."

"Brenda was very helpful and understanding. She always followed through with what she said she planned to do. Frequently touched base with me and kept me abreast of what was occuring and the steps I needed to make to obtain employment."

"Brenda is excellent to work with, she kept me informed and up to date throughout the hiring process. She provided with great information about the company and useful interview tips which aided me in having a successful interview."

"I appreciate the continued support and encouragement Brenda Isert provided throughout the job placement experience."

"I had been at my previous company for 35 years, and Brenda was able to interest me in my current job without being too pushy, and got me everything I wanted if I was going to accept my present position. She was great in giving me a lot of good coaching tips for my interviews. She was also very good about staying in touch frequently during the whole process."

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