Prairie Ridge Hospital & Health Services Retains B. E. Smith to Recruit New CEO

B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national chief executive officer recruitment for Prairie Ridge Hospital & Health Services in Elbow Lake, Minn. One of the top executive search firms in the healthcare industry, B. E. Smith has recently placed more than 1,000 healthcare executives into organizations.

Prairie Ridge Hospital & Health Services is a private, critical access hospital operating as a member of the Lake Region Healthcare System. It offers clinical and hospital services at five different locations including the Elbow Lake Campus, Morris Campus, Ashby Campus, Evansville Campus and Hoffman Campus. The critical access hospital focuses on providing quality services and meeting the needs of the communities it serves.

Prairie Ridge Hospital & Health Services is seeking an experienced healthcare leader to take responsibility for the executive leadership and success of the hospital. The chief executive officer will uphold the overall mission of the hospital by developing strong relationships and playing an active role in the community. The new CEO will further the vision of Prairie Ridge Hospital & Health Services to lead collaborative efforts that improve the lives of the people served by providing quality healthcare and outstanding customer service. Additionally, the CEO will be charged with providing strong strategic and operational leadership, while overseeing the implementation of goals and driving patient-centered, quality care.

The complete job posting for Prairie Ridge Hospital & Health Services CEO position can be found on the B. E. Smith website.

About Prairie Ridge Hospital & Health Services:

Prairie Ridge Hospital & Health Services is a private, not-for-profit health care organization that provides clinical and hospital services, including primary care services, outpatient surgical services, lab, x-ray, as well as mobile and outreach services. Located in Elbow Lake, Minn., Prairie Ridge has additional campuses in the communities of Ashby, Evansville, Hoffman and Morris. Prairie Ridge Hospital is a rural facility, licensed for 20 beds. For more information, visit

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. Smiths 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 todays complex healthcare environment. For more information, visit or call 855-254-8261.

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