About Health Carousel Philippines

Helping Filipino Healthcare Professionals Fulfill Their American Dream

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Health Carousel, Philippines is a POEA licensed recruitment agency that provides service exclusively for PassportUSA, a division of Health Carousel, U.S.

We recruit nurses, medical technologists, and therapists (physical, occupational, and speech) for opportunities in the USA.

Our Mission

To provide Filipino healthcare professionals with gainful U.S. employment and world-class training.

Our Vision

To raise the standards of recruitment practices in the Philippines, and be an agent of change through responsible and ethical recruitment.

Our Core Values

Our commitment to these core values has helped us earn our reputation as a quality organization within the communities we serve, and we understand that we must work diligently each day to maintain that high standard.


Achieve More Together


Do the Right Thing


Raise the Bar


Go the Extra Mile

Meet the Health Carousel Philippines Leaders

Connie dela Cruz


Connie is President and Co-Founder of Health Carousel Philippines, Inc. (HCPI).  While Connie’s effort is focused on the growth of the Company, the significant part of her leadership is promotion of ethical recruitment practices and core values.  It is part of her advocacy that is to improve the public perception about recruitment agencies in the Philippines.  Her goal is to make the HCPI be the largest and most trusted recruitment agency in the Philippines for healthcare professionals bound to U.S. through good governance and sustainable recruitment programs.

Connie has almost 20 years of experience in running a recruitment business. Over the years, she has been exposed to project development and management, marketing, networking and U.S. immigration.   Prior to joining Health Carousel, she worked as a Project Development Officer at the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) for Information Technology Education, Graduate Education and Distance Education. 

She earned units in Master of Arts in Economics from Ateneo De Manila University and bachelor’s degree in Economics from Colegio De San Juan De Letran. 

Connie is currently a Board Member of the Philippines Association of Service Exporters, Inc. (PASEI), the biggest and most respected association of recruitment agencies. 

Connie spent her free time travelling locally and internationally. She loves experiencing the culture and festivals of different countries.  She also enjoys cooking, hiking and spending time with her family, and with Rav and Cooper, her dogs.

Nyra Colinares, RN


Nyra is the Vice President and Co-founder of  Health Carousel Philippines, Inc.  She  has  years of experience in Healthcare and Curriculum/Project Development for Health Profession  from her previous work in Department of Health (DOH) and Commission on Higher Education (CHED).

She is with Health Carousel  Philippines for 18 years now, helping the company grow and realize  its vision. In the early days, she actively played a role in  Processing Candidates, Marketing and Recruitment.

She  earned Bachelor of Science in Biology and Nursing from University of the Philippines (Cebu) and Dela Salle Health Science Institute respectively. She took up Masters in Nursing (completed academic requirements) in Emilio Aguinaldo College.

She enjoys meeting old friends and travelling to places where people speaks other than English/Tagalog.

Jill Corinne Cruz


Jill has over 16 years of work experience doing Operations Management and handling Sales and Customer Service accounts. Prior to joining Health Carousel Philippines, Inc., she worked as a Service Delivery Manager in a BPO company. She took up B.S. Mathematics with Specialization in Business Applications at De La Salle University (2002). She also finished Ateneo-Regis MBA at the Ateneo Graduate School of Business (2014).

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