Operating Rooms - Meridian Park

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.


Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center

Unit Name:

Operating Rooms (OR)

Patient Population &/or Specialty Served:

Orthopedics, General Surgery, Plastics, GYN, Urology and Neurosurgery

Usual Times/Days of Week Unit Open:

M-F, 06-2300

Shift Length Worked & Start Times:

Mostly 8 & 12 hour shifts; varied start times

Number of Licensed Patient Beds:

10 ORs

Average Daily Unit Census:

25 cases

Average Length of Stay:


Number RNs Working Each Shift:

1st shift - 12; 2nd shift - 5

Skill Mix: 

RNs & Technicians (85/15)

Style of Nursing & Usual Patient Assignment:


Special Skill Sets Usually Required of RNs: 

Perioperative skills; Some ACLS & PALS; Laser training