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Develop Your Own Homegrown OR Talent Fewer temps and travel nurses give us greater staffing stability. I f you rely on temps and travel nurses to fill your staffing needs, you're well aware of the many challenges. Not only is there the endless cycle of interviewing, onboarding and offboarding new nurses, there's also the impact a revolving cast of nurses has on your core staff and surgeons. By the time you get travelers on their feet and feeling comfortable, their 16-week contract is just about up. How are you supposed to build team dynamics with a team that's constant- ly changing? Answer: You're not. 2 0 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • O C T O B E R 2 0 1 8 Staffing Donna M. Amado, MSN, RN, CNOR • HOMESCHOOLED Teaching inexperienced OR nurses about surgery ensures you have a pipeline of RNs to fill your staffing needs. Pamela Bevelhymer, RN, BSN, CNOR

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