At Banner Baywood Medical Center, there are 10 bays in the pre-op holding area, which is located on the hospital's second floor. Patients will be escorted to this area after reporting to admitting, which is located on the hospital's first floor.
The operating room consists of nine state-of-the-art surgical suites and one Cysto suite, which is located on the hospital's second floor. Our operating room has telemedicine conferencing and high definition video views. Surgical Care’s satellite pharmacy, which is located between the operating room and pre-op/PACU, offers safe, effective and timely pharmaceutical treatments.
Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
There are 19 bays in the PACU, located on the hospital's second floor, just opposite the pre-op holding unit. Patients recover in this area. All caregivers are trained in adult and pediatric advanced life support, as well as cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Nursing personnel work with physicians and other health care providers to ensure a successful recovery for the patient and a safe transfer to an inpatient unit.
Sterile Processing Department (SPD)
The sterile processing department is a little known entity on the hospital's first floor. Our sterilization professionals are dedicated to ensuring that all of the instruments, equipment and supplies used in the operating room are completely germ-free and sterile for all surgeries performed.