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WP Press Release – FastTrack

July 23, 2020


WP Press Release – FastTrack

Whitman Partners Announces Online Tool to Expedite Hiring Process for Surgical Services Management

Created to address the disruption of elective surgeries due to COVID-19, FastTrack helps hiring managers quickly and efficiently find managers and directors of surgical services to fill permanent positions


PORTLAND, Oregon— July 23, 2020— Whitman Partners, a search firm dedicated to recruiting and placing Directors of Surgical Services, announces FastTrack, an online search tool that allows hiring managers to quickly access available candidates for permanent positions. 

“The hiring needs of hospitals and surgical centers are changing in many ways due to COVID-19, causing technology to occupy a larger role in the process,” said Michael Heavener, Director of Operations at Whitman Partners. “Recruiters and hiring managers need to be flexible and consider new tools to help navigate the challenging landscape. FastTrack is designed to migrate more of the hiring process online by offering an interactive tool that showcases immediatelyavailable OR Directors and Managers, directly to CNO’s, COO’s, and CEO’s allowing them to identify, interview, and negotiate with the top talent in the country. 

Whitman Partner clients have already seen the benefits from the Recognized Expert tool—which preceded FastTrack—that efficiently connects hospital hiring managers with interim leadership talent. FastTrack and Recognized Expert compress the search process by breaking down traditional barriers present in the search firm industry. By eliminating the middle man, clients are encouraged to source candidates from Whitman Partner’s vetted and available nationwide pool and contact these candidates directly. Successful FastTrack matches result in a contingency placement fee based on the candidates starting salary. 

 Founded in 2006, Whitman Partners is a national leader in permanent placements, interim assignments, and surveypreparedness consulting for Surgical Services. The firm serves level 1 trauma centers, large academic medical facilitiesphysician-owned ASC’s, and hospitals in both urban and rural areas.  

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Carisa Brewster, Media Relations 

Whitman Partners 


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