WINDHAM, NH - January 9, 2023 - Medicus Healthcare Solutions, a leading locum tenens staffing company focused on making a difference in the lives of others, announced the promotion of Heather Croke to Chief People Officer. In this new role, Heather, who has led the People Team since 2021, will continue to drive the company’s core people strategy and operations as a member of the C-Suite. As Chief People Officer, Heather will provide strategic direction for human resources, learning and development, talent acquisition, internal communications, and employee engagement.  

Heather joined Medicus in 2012 as a Contracts Manager. Her legal background and role with our clients and providers served her well in providing a foundation for her operational knowledge within the staffing space. In 2016, Heather was promoted to Director of Human Resources and Risk Management, which further leveraged Heather’s experience and skillset. In her current role as Vice President of People, Risk, and Strategy, Heather has played a critical role in progressing Medicus’ “People First, Always” approach, ensuring that Medicus is a top employer in the State of New Hampshire and is a workplace where our employees can thrive.    

“A Company like Medicus doesn’t succeed without its most valuable resource – people. Our people are our differentiator. Under Heather’s direction, we have built – and will continue to develop – a culture that is vital to our Company’s success,” said Bob Dickey, Chief Executive Officer. “As a trusted advisor and an integral member of our leadership team, Heather has aligned our people strategy with the Company’s strategic initiatives and will continue to do so in this new role.” 

Recently, under Heather’s leadership, Medicus earned the DecisionWise Employee Engagement Top Performer Award. This award spotlights organizations that have finished in the top 10% for overall employee engagement scores in 3 company size tiers: less than 1,000 employees, 1,000-4,999 employees, and 5,000+ employees.  

About Medicus Healthcare Solutions 

Medicus Healthcare Solutions has been connecting physicians and advanced practice providers to medical groups, practices, health systems, hospitals, and other facilities throughout the United States since 2004. Since then, Medicus has expanded its services to include transition projects, medicusOne – a vendor management system/managed service provider-hybrid offering – resource management services, and consulting services. Through its proprietary solutions and methodologies, including mSolve, Medicus has built a reputation for its unique and highly personalized approach to physician staffing. With nearly 300 employees nationwide, Medicus Healthcare Solutions is one of the fastest-growing companies in the healthcare staffing industry. To learn more, go to