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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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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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Director of Surgical Services Tip of the Week - George Sheffield

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Credentialling Success Story: Jeff Belcher, BSN, RN, CSSM 

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2023 Tension Points in Perioperative Services

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Director of Surgical Services Tip of the Week - Jaqueline Jenkins

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Derrick Schultz

New Placement - Executive Administrator at Capital City Surgery Center

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Hospital Negative Margins: How Essential Will Business Expertise Become For the Director of Surgical Services?  

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2022 Recap

The 2022 Year in Review: Travel Nurse Boom, Recession Stirs, and OR Business Manager Advantages 

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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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Derrick Schultz

New Placement - Executive Administrator at Capital City Surgery Center

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Janelle Proffett

New Placement - CEO at Oregon Outpatient Surgery Center

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Geri Tusalem

New Placement - Director of Surgical Services at Mount Auburn Hospital

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Victoria Butler

New Placement - Director of System Residency Program at MedStar Health - Corporate

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Jacqueline Monahan

New Clinical Director placement at INOVA Lorton Ambulatory Surgery Center

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Director of Surgical Services Tip of the Week - George Sheffield

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Director of Surgical Services Tip of the Week - Jaqueline Jenkins

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John Olmstead shares his tip of the week

Director of Surgical Services Tip of the Week - John Olmstead

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Tip of the Week with Jennifer Kuhar

Director of Surgical Services Tip of the Week - Jennifer Kuhar

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Credentialling Success Story: Jeff Belcher, BSN, RN, CSSM 

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2023 Tension Points in Perioperative Services

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2022 Recap from PC Insider

The 2022 Year in Review: Whitman Partners Success Stories, Black Nurse Oral History Project, and BIPOC+LGBTQIA Panels

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OR Tip of the Month with Todd Currier

OR Tip of the Month: Todd Currier

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Wayne McFatter

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

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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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OR Tip of the Month with Todd Currier

OR Tip of the Month: Todd Currier

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OR Tip with Jerry Thomas

OR Tip of the Month: Jerry Thomas

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Warren Nist OR Tip

OR Tip of the Month: Warren Nist

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OR Tip with Anne Ertel

OR Tip of the Month: Anne Ertel

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OR tip with Gayle Fox

OR Tip of the Month: Gayle Fox

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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.