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Surgical Specialties - Good Samaritan

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 Good Samaritan Medical Center
Unit Name: Surgical Specialties (6 Center & 6 NW)
Patient Population &/or Specialty Served:
Adult surgical (e.g., general, colorectal, urology, bariatrics, orthopedics, neurosurgery) and Stroke Program, Monitored Epilepsy/Seizure Telemetry
Usual Times/Days of Week Unit Open:
Shift Length Worked & Start Times:
8 & 12 hour shifts; start times 0700, 1500, 2300
Number of Licensed Patient Beds:  51 (6C - 28; 6NW - 23)
Average Daily Unit Census:  36
Average Length of Stay: 3 days
Number of RNs Working Each Shift:
Days/evenings - 10, Nights - 8
Mix: 77% RN, 3% LPN, 20% CNA
Average Skill Style of Nursing & Usual Patient Assignment:
Special Skill Sets Usually Required of RNs:
Seizure telemetry competency, epidural competency