- Created: 08-12-08
The Perioperative Department is a team of licensed and unlicensed assistive personnel who deliver optimal, compassionate, appropriate and cost-effective care to inpatients and outpatients requiring surgical interventions. Care begins with preparation for surgery and continues until the patient is discharged or transferred to the appropriate level of care.
Scope of Service
The Perioperative/Surgery Department serves patients of all ages who require surgical intervention and non-invasive procedures. The department assesses the patient's care needs through care planning that is age specific. The scope and complexity of patients' care needs met by the Perioperative Department include minor and major surgical procedures, assisting with pain management, and endoscopic procedures. The department utilizes contracted technical support for lithotripsy, pacemaker insertions, radiologic procedures and Anesthetics. Staffing in the department consists of RN's, ORT's, & Anesthetists/Anesthesiologists who are available from 5:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday, with on-call coverage provided after hours 7 days/week.
The level of care and services provided meet our patients needs by providing all surgical procedures excluding major cardiovascular and neurovascular procedures. The standards &/or practice guidelines utilized by this department include AORN, ASPAN, JCAHO, Title 22, OSHA, and our department Policy and Procedure Manual.
Telephone: (805) 737-3395