Learn more about the areas of the surgical suites at Banner Churchill Community Hospital.
Patients will be escorted to this area after reporting to admitting.
Banner Churchill has four state of the art surgical suites, staffed by highly trained and experienced surgeons and support staff.
Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
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 in collaboration with physicians and other health care providers to ensure a successful recovery period and safe transfer to an inpatient unit.
Sterile Processing Department (SPD)
The sterile processing department is a little-known hospital area. These sterilization professionals are dedicated to ensuring that all of the instruments, equipment and supplies utilized in the operating room are completely germ-free and sterile for all surgeries performed.