As the experts in healthcare recruitment, B. E. Smith is the only leadership solutions firm capable of bringing the resources and expertise necessary to meet the immediate needs of post-acute organizations.
LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) June 24, 2015
B. E. Smith, a leading full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, today announced an expansion into post-acute care. Specifically, B. E. Smith is placing increasing focus on meeting the leadership needs of inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation facilities, long-term acute care hospitals (LTAC/LTCH), skilled nursing centers, as well as home health and hospice agencies.
For more than 35 years, B. E. Smith has continued to align its leaders and expand its services to meet the evolving healthcare industry. The post-acute care division is committed to identifying and recruiting “pressure proven” healthcare leaders. B. E. Smith’s candidate database includes more than 17,000 executives with experience in rehabilitation, long-term acute care, skilled nursing, home care and hospice.
“As the experts in healthcare recruitment, B. E. Smith is the only leadership solutions firm capable of bringing the resources and expertise necessary to meet the immediate needs of post-acute organizations,” said Doug Smith, president and CEO, B. E. Smith. “Recent estimates show post-acute care facing a shortage of 2.5 million workers by 2030. Our success and proven results in interim and permanent recruitment within the acute and post-acute care market position us well to meet the increasing leadership needs of providers in the post-acute space.”
In response to the growing leadership demands of post-acute organizations, B. E. Smith assembled a team of healthcare executives with industry specific expertise. A key member of this team, Alyson Cutshall joins B. E. Smith as vice president of post-acute services. She brings more than 15 years of experience in the post-acute field, including leadership positions at Gentiva Health Services, an affiliate of Kindred Healthcare, the nation’s premier post-acute care provider. Over the course of her career, Cutshall achieved significant accomplishments including growing a hospice region’s average daily census (ADC) by 477%. She led a large metro provider branch out of Cap, while simultaneously growing ADC. Cutshall also led home health area year-over-year growth in straight Medicare admissions by 21.9%, despite an increase of more than 40% Medicare Advantage plan penetration.
“B. E. Smith is uniquely equipped to recruit top-performing post-acute leaders capable of making an immediate impact on an organization,” said Alyson Cutshall, vice president of post-acute services. “I am excited to join the post-acute team and look forward to partnering with the industry’s leading post-acute providers.”
B. E. Smith is affiliated with leading associations in post-acute care, including the American Health Care Association (AHCA), National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) and the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC). B. E. Smith recognizes the value these trade organizations provide to the healthcare industry.
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 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 1,000 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.