Proactive Risk Assessment of Surgical Site Infection in Ambulatory Surgery Centers

Exhibit 4. Roles of staff interviewed at each site visit

Outpatient Surgery Center Roles of Staff Interviewed
Pediatric hospital, off-site ASC
  • Administrator.
  • Infection control specialist.
  • Pre-op, OR, PACU nurses.
  • Instrument technician.
Community hospital, co-located ASC
  • Administrator.
  • Clinical nurse managers.
  • Environmental services specialist.
  • Infection control specialist.
  • General surgery hospitalist.
  • Anesthesiologist.
  • Pre-op, OR, PACU nurses.
Academic hospital, off-site ASC
  • Administrator.
  • Pre-op, OR, PACU nurses.
  • Sterile processing technician.
Free-standing ASC
  • Administrator.
  • Infection control specialist.
  • Pre-op, OR, PACU nurses.
  • Quality improvement nurse.
  • Scrub technician.
  • Instrument technician.

Note: ASC = ambulatory surgery center; OR = operating room; PACU = pediatric acute care unit; pre-op = preoperative.

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Page last reviewed April 2013
Internet Citation: Exhibit 4. Roles of staff interviewed at each site visit. April 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/stpra/stpraexh4.html