B. E. Smith was selected to lead our retained search because of the firm’s partnership approach to recruitment and successful track record. We are confident the B. E. Smith team will match us with a seasoned nursing executive who is positioned to succeed in our organization
Lenexa, KS (Vocus) July 7, 2010 —
B. E. Smith—the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers—has been retained to lead a national chief nursing officer search for Phoenix Children’s Hospital in Phoenix, Ariz., following the recent placement of a B. E. Smith Interim Leader, Dolores Marshal. The top executive search firm in the healthcare market, B. E. Smith placed more than 200 senior-level healthcare executives into organizations worldwide last year.
“B. E. Smith was selected to lead our retained search because of the firm’s partnership approach to recruitment and successful track record. We are confident the B. E. Smith team will match us with a seasoned nursing executive who is positioned to succeed in our organization,” said Robert Meyer, president and chief executive officer, Phoenix Children’s Hospital.
One of the 10 largest children’s hospitals in the country, Phoenix Children’s Hospital provides comprehensive medical services in more than 40 pediatric specialties to children in Arizona. The hospital currently is implementing a major expansion effort, including a main facility upgrade and new satellite centers in surrounding areas. Phoenix Children’s Hospital is seeking a chief nursing officer with proven executive leadership success in supporting and facilitating an interdisciplinary team approach to care delivery, as well as ensuring consistency in the standard of practice across the clinical settings.
About Phoenix Children’s Hospital:
Phoenix Children’s Hospital is the only licensed, freestanding children’s hospital in Arizona, providing world-class care in more than 40 pediatric specialties to Arizona's sickest kids. Though Phoenix Children’s is one of the 10 largest children’s hospitals in the country, rapid population growth in Arizona means the hospital must grow as well. Phoenix Children’s recently announced 50 percent completion of a $588 million expansion plan to bring its special brand of family-centered care to even more patients and families. The plan includes a significant upgrade to the hospital's current campus, an aggressive physician recruitment effort, and new satellite centers in high growth areas of the Valley. For more information, visit the hospital’s website at http://www.phoenixchildrens.com.
About B. E. Smith:
Founded in 1978, B. E. Smith is a full-service leadership solutions firm for healthcare providers. B. E. Smith’s comprehensive suite of services includes Interim Healthcare Leadership, Permanent Executive Placements and Consulting Solutions. The company is comprised of veteran healthcare leaders who partner with each client to create a solution that uniquely fits that client’s individual needs. B. E. Smith maintains the largest database of skilled leadership and interim executive candidates in the industry and recently placed more than 600 leaders into healthcare organizations worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.BESmith.com or call 877-802-4593.