Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare has retained Kirby Partners to conduct a nationwide executive search for their Director of Technical Services position.

Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare is an integrated, not-for-profit healthcare system based in Memphis, Tennessee, with locations across the Mid-South. The health system has five adult hospitals and one pediatric hospital. There are also four affiliate international hospitals in China and Bangladesh. Through a partnership with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, the health system helps train the next generation of medical professionals and brings cutting-edge research and treatment to their patients.

Key Network Indicators:

  • 66,103 total admissions
  • 389,000 emergency visits
  • 42,077 hospital surgeries
  • 5,948 births
  • 1,662 total licensed beds
  • 13,000+ total associates


Director of Technical Services Position Overview

Methodist Le Bonheur has invested heavily in technology and is in the process of a network modernization project. The modernization project includes an upgrade to CISCO for both wireless and wired infrastructure. The Director of Technical Services will oversee the network, data center operations and telecommunication systems. The Director oversees three managers and total team of approximately 35 FTEs. This position will provide leadership over architectural design, network performance, data center or infrastructure hardware, computer and network management system software, telecommunications, application development environment and related programs.

  • BS Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or technical degree required.
  • Eight or more years of progressive professional technical experience in a large, multi-hospital healthcare information technology environment and data center, server, network, VoIP, and security technologies.
  • Five or more years supervising technical staff, technical project management and data center operations supervisory experience.
  • MS Computer Science, Management Information Systems, MBA or related technical area are preferred.
  • Technical certifications include any of the following are preferred: Cisco Certified Network Professional; Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer; Nortel Networks Certified Network Architect; Six Sigma, ITIL, and COBIT.
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Please note that Kirby Partners exclusively represents this opportunity and all candidates will be presented through our team of executive recruiters.  If you have questions about this position, please email Bryan Kirby.

Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare has retained Kirby Partners to identify, qualify and present individuals for their Director, Integrated Clinical IT Services Position.


Organization Overview

Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare is an integrated, not-for-profit healthcare system based in Memphis, Tennessee, with locations and partners across the Mid-South. Throughout their history, they have remained a faith-based organization affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare is committed to creating an environment that values the individual differences and unique contributions of everyone touched by the organization. And because no one knows their patients better than their family and friends, they encourage their participation in care and planning. Through a partnership with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Methodist Le Bonheur helps train the next generation of medical professionals and bring cutting-edge research and treatment to patients. They seek affiliations with community organizations and congregations who work with underserved neighbors, because they believe that everyone should receive the best possible care.


Director, Integrated Clinical IT Services Position Highlights

The Director of Integrated Clinical IT Services will provide leadership, clinical and technical expertise for the acute care clinical services supporting the integrated electronic medical record. The Director will work closely with the organization’s nursing and clinical leadership, medical staff and operational leadership to identify system requirements and establish priorities that drive the development of the clinical/nursing information systems implementation and optimization. Ongoing evaluation of the effectiveness and efficiency of current clinical systems and planning for future system modification to meet changing needs of patients, care providers and the organization.

Organization Overview

Asante, headquartered in beautiful Medford, Oregon, is a locally owned and governed, not-for-profit health system that serves more than 580,000 residents in nine southern Oregon and northern California counties. A volunteer board of directors comprised of local physicians and community leaders governs Asante. The organization’s mission is simple: “Asante exists to provide quality healthcare services in a compassionate manner, valued by the communities we serve.” Five values guide the heart of Asante: excellence, respect, honesty, service and teamwork. These words, defined, embraced, and demonstrated by more than 4,500 employees, guide the system as it continually strives to deliver the most innovative high-quality healthcare available. Asante offers employees extremely competitive wages and benefit packages, but above and beyond that, an opportunity to truly make a difference for the residents they serve in our community. Asante is comprised of three hospitals: Asante Ashland Community Hospital, Asante Rouge Regional Medical Center and Asante Three Rivers Medical Center.

Position Highlights

The Director of Technical Services is responsible for overall operations of computing and communications (voice and data) technology functions throughout all Asante entities. Responsibilities also include the proactive assessment of systems infrastructure requirements and the development and maintenance of the necessary infrastructure. Specific areas of responsibility include: Network Services, Telecommunications, Operations, Help Desk, Desktop and Field Support, Clinical Engineering and Information Security. The Director plays a leadership role in the development of the organization’s strategic information technology plans for the enterprise. Directs a customer-oriented team of professionals who are responsible for providing a responsive and efficient image of Asante Health System.