Pre/PACU

Move date: TBD

Current locations:

  • 2nd floor: ambulatory surgery center (ASC)
  • 2nd floor: main

New location:

Lower level 1 – 61 standardized bays

Pre/PACU provides intake, pre-operative and post-anesthesia care for surgical patients including outpatients and same-day admits, inpatient holding prior to surgery, phase I recovery, phase II recovery and outpatient discharge. The comprehensive, integrated, family-focused care service model reduces patient transport and brings services to the patient rooms including admissions, discharge planning, education and portable imaging.

Benefits include:

  • Registration in the procedural waiting room area
  • Decentralized patient care stations for nursing and anesthesia teams
  • Two standardized isolation bays with distinct staff and family zones and built in PPE cabinetry
  • Pneumatic tube stations [link to pneumatic tube page] located in east and west patient care stations

Phone numbers: 314.996.

Department champions:

Champion

Email

Janel Tucker

janel.tucker@bjc.org

Shannon Ebeling

shannon.ebeling@bjc.org

Mary Orf

mary.orf@bjc.org