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Whitman Partners is the talent agency for Directors of Surgical Services.

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Hospital CEOs are interviewed on TV. Surgeons make millions of dollars per year. Directors of Surgical Services need an advocate too. That’s where Whitman Partners steps in.

Our unique business model focuses on search, consulting, and community exclusively for Directors of Surgical Services. This specialized approach means we give Directors of Surgical Services the attention and support they deserve as the critical team leaders of the Operating Room – the primary revenue center of every hospital.

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Experience First Class Search

If you are a Hiring Manager looking for the best permanent, interim, or consultant Director of Surgical Services, Whitman Partners is your one-stop shop for A-list talent.

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The Role of a Lifetime is Now

Whitman Partners’ job map is the #1 industry resource for Directors of Surgical Services looking for new roles. We make it our business to be comprehensive, informative, and transparent about every opportunity available to our community sorted by state, hospital, and estimated salary.

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Connect with Our Network of Stars

Periop Café is the definitive resource for Directors of Surgical Services, and most importantly, a community built for and by the industry’s best and brightest perioperative leaders. You’ll receive access and the ability to contribute to our pool of content, professional development opportunities and partnerships, community resources, and more.

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In The Headlines

Wayne McFatter

The Rigors of Service: How the Military Prepares You for the OR

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Clicking Refresh with Rhonda Sebastian

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OR Tip with Jerry Thomas

OR Tip of the Month: Jerry Thomas

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Kimberly Johnson

New Director of Surgical Services Placement at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital

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Brenda Darden

New OR Patient Care Manager Placement at Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center in Redwood City, CA

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DEI Initiatives

How DEI Efforts can Strengthen Perioperative Workforce

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Going By the Book: OR Governance with Chris Hunt

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10 to 1 Webinar: 10 Reasons Perioperative Leaders Leave Their Jobs, A Cautionary Tale

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Are we in a recession? Q2 in Review

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"Your STUPID WOKE Agenda": LGBTQ+ Directors of Surgical Services Weigh in on Comments Heard in the OR

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Wayne McFatter

The Rigors of Service: How the Military Prepares You for the OR

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Clicking Refresh with Rhonda Sebastian

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OR Tip with Jerry Thomas

OR Tip of the Month: Jerry Thomas

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DEI Initiatives Make for Safer Patient Care and Support for Staff 

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Kevin Youmans

Don't Be An Island Unto Yourself: Perioperative Leaders Should Rely on Team Expertise

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ANCC National Magnet and Pathway to Excellence Conference

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IAHCSMM Conference and Expo

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OR Business Management Conference

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ASCA 2023

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AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo

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Award-Winning Community

Our recognition program runs four times a year, highlighting professionals of different career levels, diverse cultural backgrounds, and varying achievements.