Covelo Direct

Permanent placements to help you take your next step

Find a long-term healthcare position to fit your career and lifestyle.

Looking to take the next step in your medical career? Covelo Direct can place you in a permanent healthcare position across a wide variety of disciplines and roles throughout the U.S. 

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We’re your partners every step of the way.

Long-Term Stability

A permanent placement gives you the peace of mind and stability to achieve your overall career goals.

Competitive Compensation

Covelo Direct places you directly with a hospital, private practice, clinic, or healthcare institution so you can negotiate market-rate compensation and a complete benefits package.

A Role to Fit Your Needs

With a nationwide network of healthcare partners, Covelo Direct has a position and role to fit practically any lifestyle.

Professional healthcare placements across the U.S.

Covelo Direct builds meaningful partnerships with healthcare facilities and private practices across the country to offer you the best high-acuity positions available.



We have placements available across all specialties and sub-specialties to help you find the opportunity that aligns with your career goals.


Physician Assistants

Looking for the right fit with the right team? Covelo Group has placements in a wide variety of settings across the whole spectrum of patient care.


Advanced Practitioners

Find a role that matches your clinical experience and gives you new opportunities to grow your career.

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Is permanent placement right for you?

We’ll take our time to get to know you and your personal needs to make sure permanent placement is right for you. These are some of the most common reasons medical professionals come to us looking for permanent placements:

  • I’m looking for higher compensation.
  • I want a different work/life balance.
  • I want to be closer to my family.
  • I’m looking for a new challenge.
  • I want to take on more leadership responsibilities.

How it works

We’re with you every step of the way, from your initial search to your first day on the job.

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Tell us what role you’re looking for, your preferred location, your skills and experience, relevant certifications, and your must-have preferences. 

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We’ll schedule a time to dig deeper into your story to understand your current situation, what you want in your next position, and your personal and career needs.

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After verifying your information, experience, skills, and preferences we’ll get to work finding the right match, setting up phone screenings with employers, and assisting with on-site visits.

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Once we’ve found the right match for you, we’ll confirm all the details, connect you to any necessary credentialing resources, and get you ready for your first day on the job.

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Why choose Covelo Direct?

We have a long, successful history within the healthcare staffing industry which has allowed us to create long-term relationships with the nation’s top medical facilities. Our staff has more than 40 years of combined experience working alongside medical professionals and is here for you every step of the way.

Nationwide Placements

Whether you’re looking for a big city or a rural community, on the east coast, west coast or somewhere in between, we can place you where you want to be.

Custom Matching

We take the time to get to know you and your individual needs so we can find the right position and environment to help you move forward in your career and life.

High-Quality Roles

Because we focus on placing high-acuity positions, you can rest assured we are spending our energy finding the very best professional healthcare positions available.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How is permanent placement different from locum tenens?

Unlike temporary (or locum tenens) positions, permanent placements are long-term full-time positions for medical professionals looking to take the next step in their career with a stable opportunity that will last potentially for years. Permanent placements become full employees of the client facility.

Will I be an employee of Covelo Direct?

All of our permanent placement roles are placed directly with the hospital, private practice, or healthcare facility. You’ll be considered an employee of theirs and receive competitive compensation and benefits packages, along with any signing incentives, directly from the facility.

What if I’m not a Physician, Physician Assistant or Advanced Practitioner?

Covelo Direct focuses on placing only high acuity medical positions. If you’re looking for temporary healthcare positions within allied, environmental services, healthcare administration, or nursing, please visit our sister company, Covelo Group. Don’t hesitate to reach out to us at you’re not sure if you qualify for an open position.

Partner with us to find your next opportunity.

Contact us to schedule an intro call so we can learn about your needs and find a placement that’s just right for you, or explore our current opportunities and let us know what interests you.


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