Eastern Maine Medical Center Retains B. E. Smith to Recruit New SVP/COO

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B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national senior vice president/chief operating officer search for Eastern Maine Medical Center (EMMC) in Bangor, Maine. The top executive search firm in the healthcare industry, B. E. Smith has recently placed more than 900 healthcare executives into organizations.

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The new SVP/COO will continue the organization’s progress on coordinating patient care throughout the care continuum. The SVP/COO will ensure hospital services are meeting the needs of patients, physicians, the public and staff.

B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national senior vice president/chief operating officer search for Eastern Maine Medical Center (EMMC) in Bangor, Maine. The top executive search firm in the healthcare industry, B. E. Smith has recently placed more than 900 healthcare executives into organizations.

EMMC is a 411-bed medical center which serves communities throughout central, eastern and northern Maine. The medical center’s more than 300 physicians provide three-quarters of the primary-care hospital services offered in the Bangor area, as well as specialty and intensive care services to the northern two-thirds of the state. An American College of Surgeons verified Level II trauma center, the medical center is also the host of Lifeflight of Maine, a statewide medical helicopter service that transports critically ill and injured patients. EMMC is a member of Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems (EMHS), a regional healthcare system serving all of central, eastern and northern Maine. The system consists of nine hospitals and medical centers, three home healthcare organizations, seven integrated physician groups and nine nursing home and retirement communities.

EMMC is seeking an experienced healthcare executive to join the hospital’s senior leadership team as senior vice president/chief operating officer. The new SVP/COO will continue the organization’s progress on coordinating patient care throughout the care continuum. The SVP/COO will ensure hospital services are meeting the needs of patients, physicians, the public and staff. He/She will work through the management team and medical leadership, serving as a resource to help reduce costs, enhance revenues, and improve patient experience and HCAHPS scores. Additionally, the SVP/COO will lead operational initiatives across multiple facilities including the EMMC campus, the Cancer Center and the Union Street campus. This will include oversight of a $3 million construction project at the main campus.

The complete job posting for Eastern Maine Medical Center’s SVP/COO position can be found on the B. E. Smith website.

About Eastern Maine Medical Center:
Eastern Maine Medical Center (EMMC) serves communities throughout central, eastern and northern Maine. Under community direction, it has grown from a five-bed general hospital into a comprehensive, 411-bed medical center. The medical center and its medical staff of more than 300 physicians provide three-quarters of the primary-care hospital services offered in the Bangor area, as well as specialty and intensive services to the northern two-thirds of the state. EMMC is nationally recognized not only for its research programs, but also for innovation in information technology, patient safety, robotic surgery innovation and blood conservation. For more information, please visit http://www.emmc.org.

About B. E. Smith:
Founded in 1978, B. E. Smith is a full-service healthcare executive search firm and the top-ranked provider of senior-level leadership services including Interim Leadership, Executive Search and Advisory Services. 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 one of the largest databases of skilled senior-level healthcare 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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