More than a search firm: professional development, continuing education, and career resources.

Resources, tools, and benefits

Whitman Partners offers our candidates benefits beyond the normal recruiting company. Our mission is to advance your career as a Director of Surgical Services through job searching, continuing education and accreditation, scholarships, consultation, and much more. Here are a few of the benefits of getting to know us:

Website & The Whitman Index

Our website is the #1 source of job listings for Directors of Surgical Services in the country. In addition to listing every open job in the country, our site provides resources and contact information useful to directors looking for a new position.

The Whitman Index is our “Home Page for Directors of Surgical Services.” Check in daily to find the last original and curated articles, resources, and industry news.

WP Director of Surgical Services Review

Our printed publication, the Whitman Partners Director of Surgical Services Review, is the most comprehensive print resource for Directors of Surgical Services. Every month we offer feature articles, resources, case studies, upcoming events, and detailed descriptions of open Director of Surgical Services positions. The WP DOSS Review has a readership of several thousand perioperative leaders and has articles written for and by Directors of Surgical Services, information on professional development, and more.

Continuing Education with CSSM Certification

The Certified Surgical Services Manager (CSSM) certification program is for perioperative leaders interested in improving and validating their managerial knowledge and skills so as to advance the performance of their surgical services department.

Whitman Partners has recognized the value of CSSM credential and has partnered with CCI to offer FREE TEST PREP for upcoming CSSM exams.

Conference Discounts

Conferences are great at bringing professionals together to share knowledge, receive training, network with peers, and recharge enthusiasm and rigor for the job.

We encourage all our candidates to attend as many industry events as possible. To help with that, we partner with event organizers to offer exclusive packages and discounts to our candidates. We hope these savings and incentives will help more directors attend events where they can learn and share and return to work energized and even more effective at their jobs.


Our e-newsletter lists all our featured jobs, recent placements, and news from the industry. It’s distributed monthly to a mailing list of nearly 10,000 Directors of Surgical Services. You can subscribe to the newsletter by entering your email in the form in the footer of this page.

Whitman Partners Scholarship

Whitman Partners offers two $1,000 scholarships to eligible Whitman Partners candidates and their family members. The scholarships are for college tuition, degree certification, or specialized training in the field of perioperative nursing or leadership. Learn more and apply here.

Resume Services

Whitman Partners has partnered with and offers discounted rates with a professional resume service that specializes in the hospital and surgical profession. Plus, our staff is always available to consult with candidates.

Ready to start taking advantage of the Whitman Partner Benefits and Resources?