Cataract Innovator: Staffing

Congratulations to the centers listed below for achieving Cataract Innovator™ status for Staffing. Cataract Innovator is the gold standard for AMSURG ophthalmology centers; it is also a program designed to assist AMSURG ophthalmology centers in the process of achieving Cataract Innovator status.   To be considered a Cataract Innovator for Staffing, the following must be in place at the center:Center assigns and staggers staff arrival/departure times based on surgery schedule and staff are held accountable to the assignmentCenter processes are organized so nurses are able to work safely, quickly and  efficiently to Pre Op multiple patients at a timeStaff are cross-trained to multiple departmentsA mix of FT/PT/PRN staff is utilized in order to flex staff according to procedure volume, while meeting state regulations for staffing requirementsCenter Leader is notified on a daily basis of no-shows and cancellations and adjusts the employee departure timesCenter utilizes Medical Assistant for stretcher turnover, obtaining patient drinks, escorting patients, vital signs, etc.Center Leader proactively seeks out innovative solutions to improve staffing efficiency and staff is committed to trying new ideas   Cataract Innovator Centers for Staffing:   Ambulatory Eye Surgery Center of Louisiana Metairie, La. Center Leader: Judy Dufrechou   Columbus Eye Surgery Center Columbus, Ohio Center Leader: Janie Norman   Connecticut Eye Surgery Center South Milford, Conn. Center Leader: Lori Senetcen   Eagle Eye Surgery and Laser Center Meridian, Idaho Center Leader: Lindi Archer   Eye Surgery and Laser Center of Sebring Sebring, Fla. Center Leader: Jodie Yarbrough   Eye Surgery and Laser Center, LLC Winter Haven, Fla. Center Leader: Eileen Beltramba   Eye Surgery Center of Tulsa Tulsa, Okla. Center Leader: Karen Cercy   One Day Surgery Center Port St. Lucie, Fla. Center Leader: Diane DelRosario   Outpatient Surgery Center of Boca Raton Boca Raton, Fla. Center Leader: Andrea Spoto   Rocky Mountain Laser and Surgery Center Pueblo, Co. Center Leader: Lora Ure   The Montgomery Eye Surgery Center Montgomery, Ala. Center Leader: Deborah Cauthen   The Regional Eye Surgery Center Kingsport, Tenn. Center Leader: Nancy Carter   AMSURG Ophthalmology centers have access to the Cataract Innovator training program. Want to learn how your center can become a Cataract Innovator? Contact your Operations Lead.