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About Surgical Management Partners

Surgical Management Partners (SMP) was established in 2012 and is located in Chattanooga, Tennessee.


SMP manages and staffs certain inpatient and outpatient surgical departments for the Erlanger System, including the Plaza outpatient surgery area, outpatient gastrointestinal unit, and inpatient gastrointestinal unit. 

SMP has become an integral part of the Erlanger system, currently overseeing over 125 employees with clinical, clerical, and technical roles within their departments. The goal of SMP is to provide excellent care to their patients, and this is achieved through a collaborative and diverse team. 


Why join SMP?

Along with the opportunity to collaborate with and learn from elite healthcare providers, SMP offers a highly competitive salary and benefit structure designed to mirror those at Erlanger and other area hospitals. ​​Join a collaborative and diverse team focused on providing exceptional patient care to the Chattanooga community.

Open Positions

  • OR Clinical Coordinator/Board Runner — Monday-Friday. No call. 

  • Radiology Technician — Prefer applicants with OR or Endoscopy Experience. This position supports busy outpatient GI and OR procedural areas. Monday-Friday. No call. 

  • GI Scope Washer — Prefer applicants with OR or sterile processing experience. Hours vary per department needs. 

  • PACU RN — Full-time position available to support 6 ORs and 5 GI procedure rooms. Hours are M-F, no weekends, no call. 

  • Pre-cert Specialist — Full-time position available to support a growing business team. The Pre-cert Specialist is responsible for insurance verification and authorization for all GI and OR scheduled procedures. Hours are M-F, no weekends, no call. 

  • PAT RN — The PAT RN is responsible for the screening of all OR and GI patients prior to their scheduled procedure to obtain clearances and optimize the patient for surgery. Hours are M-F, no weekends, no call. 

  • Robotic CSFA or RNFA — This is a growth position to support the addition of a robot in Plaza Surgery. Applicant should have robotic experience with the general and GYN service lines. Hours are M-F, no weekends, no call.

  • PRN positions available in all departments

  • Please inquire for any positions not listed above. 

Click here to apply for one of these positions.

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