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.

Site:

Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center

Unit Name:

Operating Rooms (OR)

Placement coordinator: 

Anne Wilson, 503-413-3231 

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:

N/A

Number RNs Working Each Shift:

1st shift - 12; 2nd shift - 5

Skill Mix: 

RNs & Technicians (85/15)

Style of Nursing & Usual Patient Assignment:

N/A

Special Skill Sets Usually Required of RNs: 

Perioperative skills; Some ACLS & PALS; Laser training