Directors of Surgical Services Network

Permanent Placement Search

Whitman Partners places more Directors of Surgical Services than any search firm in the country.

From academic medical and level 1 trauma centers to rural critical access hospitals and joint venture ASCs our team has the experience and candidate relationships to find the best-qualified leader for your facility.

Top Reasons to Hire Whitman Partners for Your Search

Dedication

Our team of 20 specialized recruiters meets every day to cross-reference candidates with every open job in the nation based on qualifications, salary requirements, and personal fit. 

Success

Whitman Partners filled 116 Director of Surgical Services engagements in 2019, more than any firm in the country.

Business Model

We use a 10-5-2 process model which is the methodology used by retained executive search firms to execute Fortune 500 C-Level searches.

White-Glove Service

Our team will schedule and manage all of the logistics to ensure your candidate has the most professional experience.

HOW IT WORKS

SITE VISIT

Meet staff and stakeholders to determine the scope of the position and the culture of the facility and region.

RESEARCH

We scour our database of 10,000 directors and administrators to identify initial 130 candidates.

NEEDS
ASSESSMENT

Identify job parameters and areas of special attention such as level of trauma care, specialties, education, and accreditation.

MARKETING

Prepare a job flier to generate interest in your position among potential candidates. Promote on our website and weekly email blasts.

VETTING

Show side-by-side comparison of candidates in areas of leadership, motivation, multi-site experience, volume growth, and any other specific area of focus.

RECRUITING

Our team of 20 recruiters ONLY fills the position of Director of Surgical Services, communicating with thousands of candidates per week and cross-referencing them to all open jobs.

OUR TIMELINE

86% of our searches close in 90 days.

NEEDS ASSESSMENT

We identify targets based on your criteria and provide intensive vetting

SLATE DELIVERY

We walk through every professional and personal facet beyond the resume

INTERVIEW PROCESS

Preliminary phone interviews and on-site visits which are coordinated by our in house logistics team

OFFER AND HIRE

We provide a summary with all considerations personal and professional and a compensation package recommendation

OUR 10-5-2 PROCESS

10 candidates are presented on a pre-determined date in 30 days or less.

We provide high touch outreach and provide a side-by-side comparison on candidates

We help to provide an efficient interview schedule which helps minimize fall-offs.

Having more than one candidate offers you the security of having a backup finalist.

OUR GUARANTEE

5 in 30 Performance Guarantee

365 Placement Guarantee

You will select at least 5 viable candidates
in the designated time period.

If your Director quits or is terminated within one year
we will launch a new search free of charge.

Need a Director quickly? Contact a client partner to learn about our Fast Track program. Fast Track is our permanent placement offering which allows you to see a candidate's education and resume and contact them directly. Our candidates who have opted into Fast Track are available for immediate hire with potential for relocation.

Ready to start your search?