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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:
Shift Length Worked & Start Times:
8 hour and 10 hour shifts, start times:  (0430, 0500, 0530, 0600, 0800, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1300) 
Number of Licensed Patient Beds:  23
Average Daily Unit Census:  25
Average Length of Stay: 6 hours
Number of RNs Working Each Shift:
Mix: RN and CNA
Average Style of Nursing & Usual Patient Assignment: 3:1, 1:1
Comments: Staff expected to float to Adult Day Surgery