Perioperative Services

(718) 963-7189

Mission Statement:
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.

Procedures Performed:

  • Gynecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Dental
  • Ear, Nose & Throat
  • Orthopedics
  • Pulmonary
  • Plastic
  • Urology
  • Podiatry
  • Pediatrics
  • General Surgery
  • Neuro Surgery
  • Vascular
  • Endoscopy
  • Thoracic

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.

Assessment Includes:

  • Level of Consciousness
  • Emotional Status
  • NPO Status
  • Preoperative Requirements (Consent, History & Physical Medical Clearance)
  • Limitations (Visual, Mobility, Auditory, Language)
  • Laboratory Data
  • EKG & Chest X-Ray (per requirements)
  • Presence or Absence of Allergies
  • Medications
  • IV Patency/Status
  • Skin condition
  • Medical Devices (Foley, NG Tube, ET)
  • Personal Items (i.e. Jewelry, Dentures, Contact Lens, Hearing Aids, Eyeglasses)
  • Level of Anxiety
  • Body Temperature
  • Risk of Infection
  • Risk of Fluid & Electrolyte Imbalances
  • Risk of Injury
  • Risk of Impaired Breathing, Circulation, Skin and Nerve Injury related to Positioning.
  • Skin of Intubation or Respiratory Condition
  • Discharge status (i.e. location)

Support Services: Per-op Services works in collaboration with the following departments:

  • Anesthesia
  • Central Supply
  • Clinical Services (i.e. Gynecology, Dental, General Surgery, etc.)
  • Infection Control
  • Admitting
  • Cardiology
  • Laboratory
  • Risk Management
  • Pharmacy
  • Patient Advocate
  • Engineering
  • Human Resources
  • Environment Work Services
  • Medical Records
  • Respiratory
  • Materials Management
  • Social Services
  • Security
  • Radiology
  • Nutritional Services
  • Pathology

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:

  • Registered Nurses, (RN)
  • Unit Receptionists
  • License Practical Nurses (LPN)
  • Director
  • Surgical Technicians
  • Perioperative Coordinator
  • Nurse Technicians
  • Scheduling Coordinator
  • Computer Systems Administrator

Recognized Standards of Practice:
The operating Room follows guidelines:

  • American Nursing Association
  • Association of Operating Room Nurses
  • Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation

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