OR Manager May 2023 - 1

MAY
2023
Volume 39
Number 5
Education and information for OR decision makers
OR BENCHMARKS
IN THIS ISSUE
INDUSTRY BEATS
ASC nurse leaders can wear
many hats ...................................6
A day in the life in SPD .................7
Staffing OR to match demand ........9
Reader's choice: OR am top
read stories ...............................11
SPECIALTY STORIES
ASCs and the expanding role of
nurse leaders ............................22
Perioperative workforce 2023:
Focus on ASC ............................25
STAFFING
IMPORTANT
DATE
CAREER & SALARY SURVEY
The 2023 Career & Salary Survey
is now open! Complete this
year's survery here:
O
Survey closes on May 24.
Results will be published in
Sept and Oct 2023.
R Manager's three-part series
on the state of the perioperative
workforce is based on conversations
with perioperative leaders in hospitals
and ambulatory surgery centers
(ASCs) of various sizes and locations.
Part 1, published in the April issue,
focused on the hospital OR setting. A
separate article on ASCs is included
in this issue alongside Part 2, which
examines areas outside the OR-postanesthesia
care unit (PACU) and sterile
processing department (SPD). Part
3 will turn to OR leaders and explore
how they are supporting themselves
and other managers in meeting today's
challenges.
BY CYNTHIA SAVER
State of perioperative workforce in 2023:
Part 2
A common problem
The OR is not the only
perioperative area dealing
with staffing issues.
" From the conferences I
attend and talks with my
colleagues, there is a
definite lack of available
perianesthesia nurses,
and I think we're going
BY NANCY LOMBARD
How benchmarking data informs leading
practices: Part 2
O
R Manager recently performed
a survey that looked at leading
practices-innovative, peoplecentered,
evidence-informed practices
that have been implemented by teams
in an organization and can encompass
best practices and benchmarking-in
ORs around the country that can be
used as a guide to set and accomplish
goals.
This is the second of a two-part article
series presenting the results of
the survey, which can help inform OR
leaders on how their facilities' performance
compares with others. Part 1,
published in April 2023 (pp 1,15-17)
included survey data on flip rooms,
scheduling, preference cards, first case
on-time starts, and sterile processing
department. Part 1 also defined the
terms " best practices, " " benchmarking, "
and " leading practices, " which are
often used interchangeably in healthcare.
Part
2 includes survey data on preadmission
and preoperative practices,
block scheduling, and room delays/
Continued on page 13
Katherine
Houle, MSN,
RN, CPAN
to continue to struggle with this for a
long time, " says Katherine Houle, MSN,
RN, CPAN, manager of perianesthesia
at Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare
in St Paul, Minnesota. Houle also
is president of the American Board of
Continued on page 6
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