258 Results for Staffing

Surgical leaders often wear the infection preventionist (IP) hat for their ASC by necessity. While juggling numerous responsibilities, they do their best to put together...

In the ever-evolving landscape of outpatient surgery, sports medicine stands out as a dynamic and promising field....

Stepping into the role of an ASC infection preventionist without any prior experience or training felt like setting sail in uncharted waters....

Back in our March issue, we featured an Idea That Works regarding the establishment of nurse specialty leads at WellSpan Apple Hill Surgical Center in York, Pa....

Training and education are at the forefront of everything we do in patient care. Unfortunately, when it comes to expanding the knowledge and skills...

Both the ambulatory surgical center (ASC) and anesthesia services landscapes have been evolving rapidly....

The people working in an Ambulatory Surgery Center are incredibly valuable, and it is crucial to have structured, consistent practices for recruiting...

An industry standard tells you exactly what’s at stake when adding new staff to your OR team: Hiring the wrong person will cost you three times that person’s annual salary....

Who says Facebook scrolling can’t be productive? Laura Gayton, MHCA, BSN, RN, CNOR, CSSM, director of outpatient surgery for St. Louis University South Campus Surgicenter...

Necessity is the mother of invention, which is something anesthesiologist Brian Kashin, MD, FRCPC, and his colleagues experienced firsthand while...

As many surgical facilities continue to struggle with the perioperative staffing crisis, data that helps us to better quantify the scope of the issue is in short supply as well....

I’m speaking with Bill Duffy — past AORN president, current board member, director of a nursing school and proud nurse...

The healthcare industry heard the jarring news in January: 7,600 people bought bogus nursing diplomas with cash from three South Florida schools and were now...

Retention of staff is an ongoing, intensifying problem for many outpatient surgery facilities. Recently, some administrators shared their ideas with Outpatient Surgery Magazine on how to...

With the healthcare industry in the throes of a nationwide staffing crisis, nurses and techs have more power than ever over where they hang their scrubs....

To further reduce the risk of medical errors, the management team at WellSpan Health Apple Hill Surgical Center, a multispecialty ASC in York, Pa., identified a need to improve communication, teamwork and...

If you’re on the fence about entering the outpatient GI space, a few statistics on colonoscopy cases should be all the convincing you need....

Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in 2020, surgical leaders and their teams have dealt with unprecedented levels of stress, as well as exceedingly volatile staffing situations....

Between the effects of a once-in-a-generation pandemic, increased patient demand and an aging population that will soon exceed the number of nurses available, ambulatory facility leaders everywhere are...

Leaders of outpatient surgery centers are forever asked to do more with less, but 2022 was an extreme version of that dynamic for many. As the COVID-19 pandemic continued its excruciating journey to...

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