BE Smith

Our History

Evolving Innovation

Since 1978, B.E. Smith has excelled at connecting healthcare providers with highly qualified leaders. Founded by healthcare human resource executive Pete “B.E.” Smith, the firm combines a solid Midwestern work ethic with the continuous innovation spearheaded by Pete.

Organic Innovation

B.E. Smith's son, Doug Smith, joined the company in 1984. Doug Smith had a vision for national growth, and he put that vision into action when he purchased B.E. Smith in 1995. Doug Smith led the development of several innovations in healthcare recruitment, including a pay-for-performance retained search model. He also pioneered the interim leadership division, transforming talent management in the healthcare industry.

Trailblazing the Future

AMN Healthcare acquired B.E. Smith in 2016, infusing B.E. Smith’s personalized placement expertise in C-suite, executive- and director-level recruitment with AMN Healthcare’s robust network of professional and managed services programs.

Over 35 Years Supporting Hospitals

Powerful Partnerships

B.E. Smith leverages powerful partnerships with leading healthcare associations and organizations to help expand our recruitment network and reach.

Valued Partnerships

Nationally Recognized Firm

B.E. Smith is a nationally recognized leader in healthcare executive recruitment. Recruiting highly qualified leaders is at the center of what we do.

Awards & Recognition

Careers at B.E. Smith

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