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Pacific Companies Overview

Aliso Viejo, CA
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
Staffing & Outsourcing
$25 to $50 million (USD) per year
Pacific Companies represents the best cross-section of practice opportunities for both permanent and locum tenens that you will find nationwide. When independent group practices, solo physicians, small hospitals to multi-billion dollar integrated healthcare systems are looking ... Read more

Mission: Pacific Companies was founded over a decade ago on the simple principles of customer service, delivering value and achieving results. Our firm has proven its effectiveness and commitment to each of these underlying principles while serving thousands of private practices ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Pacific Companies is proud to announce that we have been named by Modern Healthcare as a best place to work in the healthcare industry for the second year in a row!!! Thank you to all our staff for making us an amazing place to work day in and day out!!!

  • Our Head of Talent Acquisition, Matthew A. Forest, attending the Cal State Fullerton Student Athlete Career Expo last night. We are always looking for recent college grads to TAKE A STAND and join our award winning organization!!!

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Pacific Companies – Why Work For Us?

About Us

Pacific Companies was founded over a decade ago on the simple principles of customer service, delivering value and achieving results.  Our firm has proven its effectiveness and commitment to each of these underlying principles while serving thousands of private practices, hospitals and integrated health systems, and tens of thousands of physicians looking for the right place to call home.

Our approach is unique for our industry and we consistently deliver outstanding results through a solution-oriented, innovative approach that emphasizes the highest level of customer service to both clients and candidates.  Pacific Companies consultants all have expertise in compensation models, contracts, and recruitment of all specialties both permanent and locum tenens.


Employment Opportunities at Pacific Companies

As one of the largest and most trusted full-service healthcare recruiting firms in the country, Pacific Companies helps physicians and other medical professionals find exactly what they are looking for in both community and practice.  Our consultants visit every practice opportunity we represent in person and provide our physician candidates with an unparalleled amount of information. Our core philosophy is that “physicians practice evidence-based medicine and Pacific Companies practices evidence-based recruiting.”

We are seeking talented and motivated individuals to join our rapidly growing company. Individuals need to be challenged and given a clear picture of what it takes to advance in any situation. Whether you are a new college graduate, a seasoned sales professional or have extensive experience in the staffing industry, you will be joining a company with over 100 years of combined recruiting experience. You will also be joining a company that invests in you. Our training program for our new hires is recognized as one of the best in the industry and we have a founding partner that is solely dedicated advancing the knowledge of our new team-mates. 

We have corporate headquarters in Aliso Viejo, CA and have a presence with clients in 49 states.

To see where your current skills may align in our company, please see our job postings and descriptions here on glassdoor.
You may also reach out to Matthew A. Forest at or at 714-619-3082. 

Culture at Pacific Companies

Culture is an extremely important factor to consider when deciding on a company that best fits you and your goals. We adhere to a “work-hard, play-hard” mentality here at Pacific Companies. Our employees are motivated during the day to get work done and then ecstatic to celebrate their hard earned success. To achieve high ranking results, our corporate environment is one of friendly competition as well as collaboration. Friendly competition is key in any organization because it helps to motivate people to exceed their goals. While there is friendly competition within our company, no one here is out for themselves. When each person succeeds our team gets stronger. We all realize that we are growing together and there is no one within our organization that would not put down what they are doing to answer a question. Our collaborative approach has helped build a tight knit group that has that family feel that many job seekers love.

Our people mean so much to us! They are the engine that pushes our organization to new heights! Because we believe our people are the key reason why we are so successful, we offer a generous benefits package that helps our employees have the freedom to choose what is best for them and their families. We offer medical and dental insurance as well as 401k match and life insurance for our employees. Furthermore, vacation time as well as sick days are woven in to the overall benefits package.

Here at Pacific Companies, we take A STAND in all we do. 

1. Attitude - Believing is everything 

2. Sense of urgency -We don't stop until the job is done.

3. Teamwork - We accomplish more together!

4. Accountability - To ourselves, our team, our candidates and clients

5. No drama - Save the drama for your mama!

6. Driven - To win. 

We hold these values very close to us at Pacific Companies. The success of our organization is in large part due to us collaboratively holding each other accountable to these values on a daily basis.  

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    I have been working at Pacific Companies full-time (Less than a year)


    Room for growth, management is open to ideas and input, casual Fridays, the coworkers are AWESOME, competitive benefits


    None that I can really think of

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Pacific Companies photo of: Our team in front of our new building and office space!!
Pacific Companies photo of: Our annual ugly sweater luncheon and contest! Its our first company lunch in our brand new office space!
Pacific Companies photo of: Our first annual company Halloween costume party!!! Work hard and have fun!!
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Pacific Companies Interviews



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    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Pacific Companies.


    This company has a very thorough interview process. A couple phone interviews and at least 2 in person interviews. You’ll meet with not only the head of talent acquisition, but upper management as well including the CEO. They are looking for a specific type of person and that is why they are so successful. They don’t throw a bunch of new hirers to the wall and see who sticks. They hire the right people, treat them well, and in turn have a cohesive team of awesome employees. Absolutely amazing workplace.

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    • What was your biggest accomplishment in high school/college   1 Answer
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Pacific Companies Awards & Accolades

  • Fastest Growing Private Companies, Orange County Business Journal, 2016
  • Top Workplaces, The Orange County Register, 2017
  • Top Workplace, Orange County Register, 2017
  • Best Places to Work in HealthCare, Modern Healthcare, 2018
  • Best Places to work in Orange County, Orange County Business Journal, 2018
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