Pre/PACU

Move dates: 

  • November 2, 3 p.m. - ASC pre/PACU
  • November 3, 8 a.m. - main pre/PACU

Current locations:

  • Second floor: ambulatory surgery center (ASC)
  • Second floor: main

New location: Procedural floor (lower level 1) 

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The new pre/PACU will have 61 standard bays. Pre/post anesthesia care unit (PACU) provides intake, pre-operative and for surgical and endoscopy 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 personal protective equipment (PPE) cabinetry.
  • Pneumatic tube stations located in east and west patient care stations.

Phone number: 314.996.XXXX

Department champions:

Champion

Email

Janel Tucker

janel.tucker@bjc.org

Shannon Ebeling

shannon.ebeling@bjc.org

Mary Orf

mary.orf@bjc.org