Endoscopy 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: Endoscopy Unit
Patient Population &/or Specialty Served:
IP & ambulatory; Adult, geriatric for special procedures, with or without sedation
Usual Times/Days of Week Unit Open:
0600 until last patient discharged
Shift Length Worked & Start Times:
varies
Number of Licensed Patient Beds:  N/A
Average Daily Unit Census:  10
Average Length of Stay: 2 hours
Number of RNs Working Each Shift:
5
Mix: All RN except for 1 technician
Average Skill Style of Nursing & Usual Patient Assignment: 1:1; Procedure assist, monitoring during sedation
Special Skill Sets Usually Required of RNs: Specialized equipment training and completion of sedation competency