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Focus On Administrators
Welcome to A Day in the Life of an Administrator, our new online column, where we sat down with Carson McCafferty, MSN, RN, CNOR, CNAMB, CSRN...
Administrators and ambulatory surgery center (ASC) leaders play a key role in ensuring that their organizations are properly governed....
Tool Kits for the Administrator
Open Access Tool Kits are available for free to Administrators in the following topics:
- Management of Surgical Smoke
- Perioperative Efficiency
- Prevention of Perioperative Hypothermia
- Fire Safety
As an AORN member benefit, you have access to additional Tool Kits at Tool Kits | AORN. Not a member? Use the code OSM25 to join at AORN Membership - AORN INC.
Your Leadership Tips
The Administrator is at the heart of the ambulatory facility with major responsibilities that span across clinical and business areas. As a leader, often overlooked is self-help for this individual who is under the pressures of day-to-day oversight of operations as well as future strategies for the business. These Leadership Tips have been crafted to offer leadership skills for this stressful environment – and help the Administrator with a weekly dose of thoughtful advice.
Patient satisfaction is crucial — and effective OR leaders know that if their staff is consistently dissatisfied, the bad feelings can negatively impact...
It’s vital for your employees to speak out when they witness something that can negatively impact your organization, or have a concern about...
Your staff loves to achieve high standards — and so do you. For those high standards to become natural, it’s up to you as their leader to...
Unnecessary stressors such as ambiguous priorities, uncertainty about roles and responsibilities and muddled communication all can have...
When employees voice their concerns, effective leaders don’t see them as hurdles or annoyances, but rather as prime opportunities for improvement....
Resources From the Field
Outpatient Surgery Magazine authors and readers often share valuable tools and resources with our editorial team that they have developed for their own facilities or have found through research for a specific need. Visit Resources to discover items that may prove to be helpful for an Administrator to adapt for their organization.