Day Care Unit - 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: Day Care Unit (DCU)
Placement coordinator
Anne Wilson, 503-413-3231, anwilson@lhs.org
Patient Population &/or Specialty Served:
Outpatients, AM admits, and Extended Stay patients
Usual Times/Days of Week Unit Open:
0600 - 1830 M-F (excluding holidays)
Shift Length Worked & Start Times:

Number of Licensed Patient Beds:  22
Average Daily Unit Census:  12
Average Length of Stay: 1.2 hours
Number of RNs Working Each Shift:
Minimum 2 RNs; average 6
Mix: RNs only except when >12 patients one CNA is also scheduled from 1230-1630 on Thursdays and Fridays
Average Skill Style of Nursing & Usual Patient Assignment: 4-5 patients per RN 
Special Skill Sets Usually Required of RNs: IV skills