SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium & Mount Edgecumbe Hospital Retain B. E. Smith to Recruit New CNO

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 SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) and Mount Edgecumbe Hospital in Sitka, Alaska. One of the top executive search firms in the healthcare industry, B. E. Smith has recently placed more than 900 senior-level healthcare executives into organizations.

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SEARHC and Mount Edgecumbe Hospital are seeking a chief nursing officer to lead the hospital nursing division in the delivery of quality, cost effective care across the continuum.

LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) June 25, 2013

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 SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) and Mount Edgecumbe Hospital in Sitka, Alaska. One of the top executive search firms in the healthcare industry, B. E. Smith has recently placed more than 900 senior-level healthcare executives into organizations.

SEARHC is a Joint Commission accredited, not-for-profit, tribal health consortium of 18 Native communities and is one of the oldest and largest Native-run health organizations in the nation. As the largest employer in Sitka, SEARHC is an integral component of the community. Mount Edgecumbe Hospital is a 27-bed facility offering comprehensive healthcare services including emergency and critical care, medical, surgical and women’s services.

The chief nursing officer will lead the hospital nursing division in the delivery of quality, cost effective care across the continuum. He/She will partner with the senior leadership team to develop new services and grow volumes. The new CNO will leverage leadership experience and clinical expertise to drive operating efficiencies and increase patient satisfaction.

The complete job posting for SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium and Mount Edgecumbe Hospital's CNO position can be found on the B. E. Smith website.

About SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium:
SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) was established under the provisions of the Indian Self-Determination Act. The intent of this legislation was to have Indian Health Service (IHS) programs and facilities turned over to tribal management. SEARHC began their contracting with IHS in 1976 when they assumed management of the Community Health Aides Program. In 1982, SEARHC assumed management of the IHS Juneau clinic and in 1986 it assumed management of Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital. The consortium's highest priority is responsiveness to the needs of the communities it serves. The tribal governing body in each community has a seat on the SEARHC Board of Directors. The consortium maintains strong ties to its communities, its culture and to its tribal elders. Wherever possible they incorporate traditional Native culture practices and values into its health care delivery system. For more information, visit http://www.searhc.org.

About B. E. Smith:
Founded in 1978, B. E. Smith is a full-service healthcare executive search firm and one of the top-ranked providers of senior-level leadership services including Interim Leadership, Executive Search and Management Consulting. Veteran healthcare recruiters and regional healthcare experts partner with each client to create customized solutions. B. E. Smith’s proven methodology has resulted in the recent placement of more than 900 leaders into healthcare organizations worldwide. The firm utilizes a comprehensive sourcing strategy incorporating the latest marketing techniques, association partnerships, social networking and the largest database of skilled senior-level nursing executives in the industry to deliver immediate results in today’s complex healthcare environment. For more information, visit BESmith.com or call 855-254-8261.


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