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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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The Battle for Talent: How Nemours Children’s Hospital Solved Perioperative Staffing Woes

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Healthcare Leaders Spill the Beans on AI, Profits, and Supercharged Staff Engagement 

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Jennifer Adams

Director of Surgical Services Tip of the Week - Jennifer Adams, BSN, RN, CNOR - Interim Clinical Educator

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Director of Surgical Services Tip of the Week - Wayne McFatter, MSN, BSN, RN, CNOR, RNFA - Executive Director of Surgical Services

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New Placement - Michelle King, MSML, BSN, RN - Director of Surgical Services

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New Placement - Anne Marie Kayashima, MSN, BSN - Director of Nursing

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New Placement - Tracy Helmer, MBA, BSN, RN, CNOR, CSSM- Administrator

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Janelle Proffett permanent placement announcement

New Placement - Janelle Proffett, RN, BSN- Director of Nursing

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Resume vs. Reality: Look Beyond Titles to Find Your Dream Director of Surgical Services 

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Joshua Baxter - 40 Fast & Future Leader

Bonus 40 Fast and Future Leaders of Surgical Services - Interview: Joshua Baxter, DNP, MBA, CRNA

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Challenges and Opportunities at ASCs: Tips from Industry Experts 

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Navigating the Handoffs Between Stakeholders in the Surgery Lifecycle: The Challenges of Coordinating Surgical Care

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Bonus 40 Fast and Future Leaders of Surgical Services - Interview: Joshua Baxter, DNP, MBA, CRNA

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2023 Road Warriors Share Their Secrets to Successful Interim Leadership 

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Road Warrior 2023 Nominee: Mary Ann Leodoro, MSN, MHA, BS, RN - Interim VP of Surgical Services

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Congratulations to the BIPOC Perioperative Leaders to Know, Class of 2022!

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BIPOC 2022 Nominations

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Nursing Leadership Summit

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Summit for Rural Hospital Leadership

Summit for Rural Hospital Leadership

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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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Award-Winning Community

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