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Almost Left Behind - Outpatient Surgery Magazine - April 2018

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Help Tomorrow's OR Leaders With Their Capes Take the next genera- B eing in a leader- ship position is, for lack of a better word, challeng- ing. No offense to those non-surgical leaders who may start their day at, say, some late hour like 8:30 a.m., and then maybe actually go to a restaurant for lunch, or grab a call from home, but surgical leaders are the superheroes of leaders. We go in early, often eat when we can at our desks and cover lates. We mop floors and help turnover. We are the IT department, the HR department, regulatory and compli- ance support, customer service, department manager, supervisor and staff relief. We are occasional housekeep- ers, security (always 2 2 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • A P R I L 2 0 1 8 Staffing Leslie Mattson, RN, BSHM, LNC • PASS THE BATON If your cape is torn and tattered, you're in a great position to mentor a new surgical leader.

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