Mentee Application

ASC Administrator Development Program: Mentee Information

Mentee Qualifications

To qualify for participation in the program, applicants should have two years or less experience as an ASC administrator, or currently work in an ASC and be interested in becoming an ASC administrator.


Program Expectations

All mentees must agree to the following:

  • Attend the ASC Administrator Development Track at the ASCA 2022 Conference & Expo in Dallas, TX.
  • Commit to an average of 2–3 hours each month, including:
    • 60- to 75-minute check-ins via conference call with the assigned mentor to review the current month’s assignment and discuss the next month’s assignment. (It is recommended for this discussion to be via video, such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, etc. Other as-needed calls can be done either by video or phone.)
    • the four 30-minute webinars listed below, either live or on demand (one webinar per quarter):
      • Leadership, May 9, 2022, 3:00 pm ET
      • State (Regulatory), August 8, 2022, 3:00 pm ET
      • Business Office, November 7, 2022, 3:00 pm ET
      • Information Technology (IT), February 6, 2023, 3:00 pm ET
    • Complete all assignments in the program as outlined in the next section.


Assignments

Mentees will be expected to complete 11 assignments throughout the program year. The assignments will be based on content presented on the topics below during the ASC Administrator Development Track at the ASCA 2022 Conference & Expo. With the exception of attending the ASC Administrator Development Track, each monthly assignment should take approximately 1–2 hours to complete.

Date

Topic 

April 2022

Attendance at ASCA 2022 in Dallas, TX

May 2022

Regulatory

June 2022

Governance

July 2022

QAPI

August 2022

Risk Management

September 2022

Credentialing

October 2022

Infection Prevention

November 2022

Human Resources

January 2023

What to Monitor Weekly, Monthly, Yearly

February 2023

Life Safety Code

March 2023

Materials Management



Mentee Benefits

Educational Programs

  • One registration to the ASC Administrator Development Track at the ASCA 2022 Conference & Expo*
  • Option to attend the Finance & Accounting pre-conference workshop at the ASCA 2022 Conference & Expo at a rate of $147.50 (50% discount)
  • Option to attend the virtual infection prevention course in the fall of 2022 at a rate of $175 (50% discount)
  • One webinar per quarter with the duration of no more than 30 minutes in length

*While mentees may attend the opening and keynote sessions, they are not eligible to attend other educational sessions at the ASCA 2022 Conference & Expo. Mentees may also attend pre-conference workshops; pre-conference workshops require separate registration fees and are not discounted.

Publications

A complimentary copy of the following publications:

  • Finance & Accounting for ASCs
  • Benchmarking Basics for ASCs
  • HIPAA Workbook for ASCs

Additional Benefits

  • Consistent mentor-mentee communication to share feedback regarding the program
    • Monthly check-ins via conference call with matched mentor to discuss assignments
    • Additional conference calls and emails as needed when issues or questions arise (calls are not to exceed three per month for a combined total of 30 minutes)
    • Private community on ASCA Connect for all mentors and mentees to share information and collaborate
  • Recognition of each mentee at ASCA’s annual conference and on ASCA’s website along with a certificate upon completion of the program


Program Price

If your application is approved, you can participate in the program for the special introductory price of $995.



Cancellations

All cancellation requests must be submitted via the online registration cancellation form. Through April 22, 2022, refunds will be given minus a $50 administrative fee and $125 for the costs of the publications. No refunds will be given after April 22, 2022.



Terms & Conditions

This program was designed by ASCA in furtherance of its nonprofit and tax-exempt mission as an educational and management tool that provides introductory information about applying basic, well-accepted management concepts to ASCs. It is not intended to be a comprehensive resource and, therefore, should not be used as the sole source of information in developing a management system for an ASC. No representations or warranties are made concerning the application of the advice and opinions presented. The information should not be considered to be and does not constitute legal advice or opinion. Specific factual situations should be discussed with legal counsel. Further, ASCA does not endorse or recommend any specific presenter, promoter, company or center, or any views mentioned at any conference, meeting, conversations or in the materials. Under no circumstances will ASCA (or its directors, officers, employees or agents) be liable for the accuracy, quality or reliability of any of the presentations or information, or any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of presenters, including but not limited to intellectual property infringement, or any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages arising from any presentations or materials.


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