Short Stay Unit - Meridian Park

Facility Profile

Note: This information is provided for nursing school faculty to let them know the kinds of clinical experiences available for nursing students at Legacy Health.

Site:  Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center
Unit Name: Short Stay Unit (SSU)
Patient Population &/or Specialty Served:
Surgery patients, both inpatient and ambulatory 
Usual Times/Days of Week Unit Open:
M-F, 06-2230
Shift Length Worked & Start Times:
varies
Number of Licensed Patient Beds:  28
Average Daily Unit Census:  35
Average Length of Stay: 1.5 hours pre-op; 1.5 hours post-op
Number of RNs Working Each Shift:
9
Mix: RNs and CHTs
Average Skill Style of Nursing & Usual Patient Assignment: 3:1
Special Skill Sets Usually Required of RNs: IV skills