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Brenda Chapman
Has anyone heard that the new ANSI regulations for 2022 are going to include Ultra Clean Water for the use of ...
Larissa Black
Hi! My facility has recently purchased the PeriOp101 class and I am going to become the first time educator for the ...

Hi Larissa,

Congrats on the new position. You should contact the Periop 101 coordinator (they may all be at ...

Megan Nolan
Dear Colleagues, Please join the Specialty Assembly: Leadership Meeting the Third Monday of the Month @7pm EST ...
Joanne Muyco
Hi Everyone, I just wanted to get a pulse check to see if anyone else is feeling the crunch with having your staff ...
Jodee Helm Jodee Helm Mar '22

Oh boy are we feeling it too! My hospital corp is giving out raises for the main OR techs to try to keep them but my techs ...

Rachel Rager
Our labor & delivery floor have their own c-section room but use the OR's anesthesia during the c-sections. When ...
Alison Johnston
I am looking for other staffing models for the OR. I have been recently approached about looking for specialized ...

Our rural hospital has 4 call teams, Neuro/Uro, General (includes gyne, ENT, robotics), Hand/Eye, ortho. Each ...

Jessica Sutherland
I am a new surgical manager and we will be implementing service leaders at my organization. Do any of you have a good ...
Lisa Riggs
How many call shifts does your staff take per month? And what is your call pay per hour?

Our nurses take 5 call shifts per month. Our pay is $2.00 per hour. Our techs take 6 call shifts per month with the same ...

Kelly Ward
I have had numerous roles in nursing leadership over my career. My clinical background is ED, but I've been a ...
Leigh Bartlett
What are your concerns, struggles you have about mentoring others? What have you experienced that went well with ...

Some personalities just do not mesh. Instead of forcing that interaction, it is better to pair them with someone ...

Megan Nolan
Hi All, Please join us for a Specialty Assembly: Leadership Meeting Tonight 1/17. Hope to see you there! Megan ...
NICOLE WILSON
I would love to hear ideas about what other facilities are doing to keep moral high and employees committed to the ...
Julie Zorn Julie Zorn Jan '22

It's been a struggle. Staff are constantly leaving to travel. It's been hard to keep the nurses who are in a periop ...

Shannon Sessoms
I am looking for ways to increase our patient satisfaction scores.our hcaps are low , it is very hard to compete with ...
We have handoff from nurse to nurse in front of pt( AOD to OR nurse)
Our system allows for pt family or designated ...
Gretchen Collette
I’m curious if anyone uses a staff scheduling program and if so, which ones do you like & why?
DEBORAH J MAJERSKY
Administration is looking for justification for Sterile Processing FTE's numbers. Does anyone have a guide or ...

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