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Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare Enlists B.E. Smith to Identify Senior Director of Research for Renowned Children’s Hospital

July 01, 2019

B.E. Smith heads the executive recruitment for a Senior Director of Research, who will join the highly acclaimed Methodist Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.

The Senior Director is key in achieving the organization’s goal to bridge scientific research and clinical care. This leader will envision a research program based on a matrix model where business, finances, high clinical standards, and accountability all align to drive successful clinical trials and other research-related endeavors. The role requires a focus of strategic planning, program development, research infrastructure, and service excellence.


  • Master’s degree in health/hospital administration, business administration, or related field.
  • Must have five years’ experience in a clinical/research laboratory, or other research related
  • Minimum of seven years of progressive leadership experience in a healthcare setting.

Methodist Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital is nationally ranked in eight children’s specialties and earned a Most Wired award for its innovative efforts to strengthen patient engagement using technology. As a whole, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare operates a $1.8 billion, not-for-profit health system across the mid-South.

The health system is accompanied by a number of other thriving institutions, including several Fortune 500 companies, making Memphis a hub for business and networking. Memphis is a growing metropolis, ripe with entertainment, recreation and opportunity.

You can find the full listing for the Methodist Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital Senior Director, Research job on the B.E. Smith website to discover more about the position and the city of Memphis.

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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