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If you are interested in learning more about our career opportunities our recruitment staff is here to assist you. Please feel free to reach out to one of our team members by phone or email.

Violet Gluchowski
Provider Recruiter
847.644.9980 |

Violet Gluchowski is our Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Recruitment Specialist; actively filling hundreds of Nurse Practitioner, Midwife, and Physician Assistant roles in various specialties across the healthcare system including but not limited to: Immediate Care, Surgery, Pediatrics, Cardiology, Oncology and many more. Violet has over 20 years of HR experience which lends to her expertise in ensuring she is aligning candidate experience and position requirements to make the best matches. When Violet is not recruiting for these highly sought after professionals you can find her and her family camping and hiking in various parts of the United States.

Violet Gluchowski

Karl Knecht
Physician Recruiter
847.982.4801 |

Karl Knecht is new to healthcare but has many years of Human Resources experience in all functional areas including talent acquisition. Karl seeks out physician candidates that will provide superior clinical care in support of NorthShore’s core mission to "preserve and improve human life." Karl is focused on finding the best talent for Family Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics , Primary Care Internal Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Orthopaedics and Neonatology.

Karl Knecht

Shawn A. Watzka
Physician Recruiter
847.982.4802 |

Shawn A. Watzka has 30 years of recruiting experience, predominantly in the healthcare industry; bringing a wealth of knowledge to his Physician Recruitment role. Shawn believes in identifying the best talent that matches the overall values and mission of NorthShore University Healthsystem. It needs to be a win-win for all if we are going to be successful.

Shawn’s physician recruitment focus at NorthShore will include the areas of Psychiatry, Radiology Sub Specialties, Surgery and Sub Specialties.

On a personal note, Shawn is a native of Wisconsin and like most you will find him cheering on the Green Bay Packers any day of the week.