For your convenience you ll be directed to the one nearest where your loved one is scheduled to have surgery. Surgical family waiting area.
Creates and maintains a log of daily surgery progress.
Surgical family waiting room. Whether it s a labor and delivery unit or an outpatient surgical center or a bustling hospital waiting suite knowing that a family member is under the knife is a nerve wracking experience. Enter the case number. The family care card provided to family members waiting during surgery at baylor jack and jane hamilton heart and vascular hospital in dallas has significantly improved patient satisfaction according to a study the baylor team published.
When a family member is having surgery a volunteer in the surgery waiting room can be a real comfort. Our surgical patient family waiting room located on the second floor above the main campus lobby provides the loved ones of our surgical patients with a comfortable place to wait and serves as a hub of information. This space should be respected and not used as a lunch or meeting place.
The new space offers more waiting room for family and friends and is conveniently located near the chapel cafeteria starbucks and gift shop. Hershey medical center recently moved to the east lobby old main entrance from the fifth floor. The hospital staff views surgery and its components as a nonthreatening everyday occurrence.
The team noted in its report that anxiety can be exacerbated if staff members provide inadequate or inconsistent information about the patient s status. Back to search page. Insufficient information is the cause of surgical waiting.
No children under the age of 12 are allowed as visitors. The surgical family waiting room at penn state milton s. These are located on the basement level and second floor.
You play an important role in the patient s recovery and we are here to support you. To help maintain a quiet environment we ask that only one or two family members use the waiting room while their loved one is having surgery. They are also responsible for pager equipment in room.
The volunteer in sfwr greets family members of patients having surgery. The surgical procedural waiting room is an entirely different beast. The surgical reception area of thomas jefferson university hospitals is a place to keep you informed of your patient s surgical progress while you wait.
This program is coordinated by volunteer services the recovery room staff the. Helpful volunteers at the waiting room desk can help family members find their way to a snack or a meal and cup of coffee. The element of the unknown prevails and those soothing words from a nurse before your family enters his or her operation dissolve into clips and phrases that can t seem to be retrieved or recalled any longer.
However the surgical environment is unfamiliar for families and creates an atmosphere of fear and anxiety. Families sit crouched forward in their uncomfortable chairs watching the door in hopes of seeing the smiling face of their surgeon with every turn of the doorknob. The surgical waiting room can be an area of uncertainty stress and frustration.
Receive calls from or regarding status of patients and communicates with family. Here stress anxiety uncertainty and fear serve to make even the shortest of waits seem unbearable.