• Interim Leadership

    What to expect when working as an Interim Leader

    The interim lifestyle is fast-paced and rewarding, giving leaders a chance to make immediate and lasting improvements at an organization. Interim positions are also opportunities to make connections and build relationships across multiple organizations. If you are looking to pursue interim leadership, we have provided resources below that answer many common questions about our process.

    Employment Highlights


    • Compensation is based on experience as well as the scope of the position
    • Many interim jobs display a compensation range at the top of the job post page
    • Interims are W-2 salaried employees
    • Salary is paid every other week via electronic deposit

    Travel & Lodging

    • Interims are provided travel, lodging, and rental car accommodations which are directly paid for by client or B.E. Smith
    • Travel home is typically every other weekend
    • Lodging is fully furnished, including a kitchen/kitchenette


    Interims receive comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), and deferred compensation.

    Employee Assistance Program

    • Get exclusive access to a series of healthcare, financial and mental health resources for both you and your family. Learn more


      About AMN Healthcare's EAP Program

    Length & Frequency of Assignments

    • All interim assignments are open-ended contracts, with the exact length based on client needs, although engagements tend to average between 6 to 9 months
    • Interim leaders are expected to stay throughout the duration of the assignment
    • Frequency of assignments depends on an interim's preference and flexibility to lead in a variety of positions and locations
    • When an interim's current assignment ends, B.E. Smith works with the interim to identify new potential assignments


    • Interim leaders are expected to maintain current licensure and applicable certifications
    • Interims need to provide a vaccination history and recent TB test results

    Assignment Support

    • We have a dedicated Professional Services team to support interim leaders while on engagement
    • The Professional Services team assists with housing, travel, account login, expense reports, and a whole range of issues allowing interims to focus on the challenges of the assignment

    Keys to Success

    New jobs are listed on the B.E. Smith job board almost daily, so keep an eye out by regularly checking for new posts, or sign up for email job alerts specific to your areas of expertise.

    Interested candidates are asked to submit an application to quickly get noticed by recruiters, who begin presenting candidates within 48 hours of the job being posted.

    Ideal interim leaders should be readily available to begin work, preferably within 2-3 weeks of submitting your application.

    Clinical leaders are encouraged to include any state licenses or certification in their resumes to ensure they can legally work in the state they are applying for. Nurses can check out our compact license map for more information on this topic.

    Connect with a Recruiter

    Some information such as salary or location may remain confidential until you are selected for an initial phone screening with the recruiter. Inquiries regarding more details will be provided if an application is submitted and if you are selected for an initial phone screening.

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