Department of Nursing

Operating Room

The Operating Room Nursing Section is to provides and promote total, optimal and safe nursing care to all patients in accordance with accepted professional nursing standards, policies, and as directed by the Chief, DON, and Commander, WBAMC. Perioperative nursing must maintain and support the necessary programs that are essential to the various skill levels of personnel assigned within the section in order to promote and sustain a high level of "quality" nursing care.

The Operating Room Nursing Section has a responsibility to all of its employees to treat them as individuals, recognizing that each individual has certain basic human rights and privileges. The Section also has the responsibility in providing for their welfare, personal growth, and development. We have an obligation to treat everyone within our scope, patients and personnel alike, with dignity and respect.