MedSurg - Mount Hood

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 Mount Hood Medical Center
Unit Name: MedSurg
Placement Coordinator Name & Contact Info Mary Lyn Feldt, 503-413-3857
Patient Population &/or Specialty Served:
Acute care medical, telemetry patients - 3rd floor 
Surgical, special procedure patients - 4th floor
Usual Times/Days of Week Unit Open:
24/7
Shift Length Worked & Start Times:
8 &12 hour shifts; start times 0700 & 1900
Number of Licensed Patient Beds:  3rd Floor - 36
4th Floor - 15
Average Daily Unit Census:  3rd Floor - 18
4th Floor - 7
Average Length of Stay: 3 days
Number of RNs Working Each Shift:
8
Skill Mix: RNs, LPNs, CHTs 
Average Style of Nursing & Usual Patient Assignment:
Day Shift - 3 or 4:1 ratio; Night Shift - 5 or 6:1 ratio; LPN teams with RN; CHT floats the unit
Special Skill Sets Usually Required of RNs:
ACLS,  PALS, Telemetry skills