Adult Short Stay Unit


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 Emanuel Medical Center 
Unit Name: Adult Short Stay Unit
Patient Population &/or Specialty Served:
Adults & adolescents age 13 and older; Outpatient day procedures and post-procedure care
Usual Times/Days of Week Unit Open:
M-F 0530 - 1830
Shift Length Worked & Start Times:
8 hour shifts, start times (0530, 0600, 0900, 1000, 1100, 1300)
Number of Licensed Patient Beds:  14
Average Daily Unit Census:  12
Average Length of Stay: 6 hours
Number of RNs Working Each Shift:
Mix: All RN
Average Style of Nursing & Usual Patient Assignment:  4:1
Comments: Staff expected to float to Adult Day Surgery