ICU - 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 System.

 Site: Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center
 Unit Name: Intensive Care Unit (ICU) 
 Placement coordinator:  Mary Lyn Feldt, 503-413-3857
Patient Population &/or Specialty Served:   Medical and surgical critically ill adult patients; primary focus on MI, GI bleed, thoracotomy, CVA, HTN, sepsis and pulmonary patients
Usual Times/ Days of Week Unit Open:  24/7 
Shift Length Worked & Start Times:  12 hours shifts, 0700 & 1900 
Number of Licensed Patient Beds:   16 
Average Daily Unit Census: 
Average Length of Stay:  3-4 days 
Number of RNs Working Each Shift:  2-3 
Mix:   RN only 
Average Skill Style of Nursing & Usual Patient Assignment:  Usually 2:1, occasionally 1:1 
Special Skill Sets Usually Required of RNs: