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Methodist University Hospital Retains B.E. Smith in Search for Clinical Director, Operating Room

October 22, 2019

Collaborative leaders: Step into an exciting role by joining Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, as Clinical Director, Operating Room.

Methodist University Hospital is seeking a Clinical Director, Operating Room to oversee 24 operating rooms and 100 FTEs with a peer leader. The Clinical Director is responsible for clinical care delivery, leadership of associates, fiscal stewardship of the department, and the creation of a positive clinical environment.

The leader will focus on improving departmental key metrics, as well as ensuring continued readiness regarding accreditation and regulatory requirements. Furthermore, the director will take an active role in professional leadership both locally and regionally. 


  • BSN and Master’s degree required. 
  • Must have 4+ years prior operating room leadership experience in an acute care hospital setting.
  • Active Tennessee or compact nursing license required.

You can find the complete job posting for Methodist University Hospital’s Clinical Director, Operating Room on the B.E. Smith website. 

The Organization

Methodist University Hospital is the largest, most comprehensive hospital in the Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare system, a regional health network serving the Mid-South. A 617-bed facility, Methodist University Hospital is the major academic campus and principal teaching hospital of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, bringing cutting-edge research and treatment to patients.

In spring 2019, Methodist University Hospital opened Shorb Tower, a 450,000-square-foot facility that offers state-of-the-art care for transplant, cardiology, blood and marrow transplant, and oncology services. The tower is part of the health system’s $275 million Methodist University Hospital campus expansion project. Memphis, located along the Mississippi River, is known for being home to the blues and great barbecue, while offering culture, entertainment, and several professional and collegiate sports attractions.

Founded in 1978, B.E. Smith is the trusted partner in Interim Leadership and Executive Search solutions for organizations and healthcare professionals across the healthcare continuum. Exclusive to the healthcare industry, our personalized placement methodology best matches professionals to organizations enabling them to improve clinical, financial, and operational performance. Since 2000, B.E. Smith has supported more than 6,000 leaders advance their careers.

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