Lenexa, KS (Vocus) October 28, 2010
B. E. Smith (http://www.besmith.com), the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained by Provena Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, Ill., a hospital ministry of Provena Health, to lead a national search for a vice president of human resources/mission services. One of the top executive search firms in the healthcare market, B. E. Smith recently placed more than 600 interim and permanent executives into healthcare organizations.
“B. E. Smith offers a proven track record of successful, long-term executive placements at organizations similar to ours. Because they have taken the time to carefully listen to our needs and recognize the unique opportunity presented with the role we seek to fill, we have every confidence they will secure a seasoned human resources/mission services leader who will be an integral contributor to our ministry and to the dedicated and superb team at Provena,” said Jeffrey L. Brickman, FACHE, system senior vice president, president and CEO, Provena Saint Joseph Medical Center.
Provena Saint Joseph Medical Center is a 480-bed acute care Catholic health ministry that recently opened an eight-story patient tower with all private rooms.
The hospital is seeking a candidate with a bachelor’s degree in human resources or a business-related field and at least 10 years of progressive executive leadership experience in human resources, including recent background working with labor organizations and contract negotiations. The new vice president of human resources/mission services will plan, organize and deliver comprehensive human resources and organizational development programs, as well as oversee mission services.
About Provena St. Joseph Medical Center:
Located in Joliet, Ill., Provena Saint Joseph Medical Center has been part of the Joliet community for more than 125 years. The facility—which serves as the only provider of neurological services in the Will-Grundy region and a regional referral center to Will and surrounding counties—provides advanced cardiac care, family-centered obstetrics, rehabilitation services, mental health services, sleep disorder services and a Level II trauma center.
Provena Saint Joseph Medical Center is part of Provena Health, a 1,600-bed, not-for-profit Catholic health system that employs more than 10,500 healthcare professionals and serves thousands of patients in Illinois and Indiana through a network of six hospitals, 16 long-term care and senior residential facilities, 28 clinics, five home health agencies and other health-related activities. For more information, visit http://www.provena.org.
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.