Peri-Op Services Supports the hospital’s mission statement: to provide excellence in care through prevention, education, and treatment in a safe environment. The goal of the Peri-Op Services is to continually improve that efficiency and quality of care, utilizing a strategy of constant needs assessment in such areas as prevention, patient satisfaction and adoption of best clinical and administrative practices.
Peri-Op Services: consist of the 7 operating rooms, Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), Ambulatory Surgery Unit (ASU); all located on the 4th floor A building and the 3-room Endoscopy Suite located on the 10th floor B building and Central Sterile located on the C level, B building.
Scope/Complexity/Types of Patients Served: Peri-Op Services includes peri-operative, Intra-operative Surgical and Recovery Services for inpatients and ambulatory patients, ranging in ages from neonatal to geriatric.
Patient’s Health Status: Patient health status range from healthy with pre-existing conditions, to acute, stable, critical care patients. Patient care needs also include Physiological, Psychological and Spiritual Support.
Methods Used To Assess And Meet Patient Care Needs:
All aspects of care are provided by attending Physicians, Anesthesia staff and nursing staff. Patients are assessed pre-operatively, intra-operatively, and post-operatively. A plan of care is initiated and documented.
Support Services: Per-op Services works in collaboration with the following departments:
Availability of staff: The O.R. and PACU are covered 24 hrs/day/7 days per week. Weekends and holidays are covered by 2 personnel on-call.
Categories of staff includes:
Recognized Standards of Practice:
The operating Room follows guidelines: