Radiation Oncology

 

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, Legacy Good Samaritan & Legacy Mount Hood medical centers
Unit Name: Radiation Oncology
Patient Population &/or Specialty Served:
Cancer patients needing radiation oncology for disease treatment 
Usual Times/Days of Week Unit Open:
M-F, 08-1700
Shift Length Worked & Start Times:
8-9 hour shifts
Number of Licensed Patient Beds:  N/A
Average Daily Unit Census:  10-30 visits
Average Length of Stay: 1-3 hours
Number of RNs Working Each Shift:
Good Samaritan - 2; 1 each at Emanuel & Mount Hood
Mix: RNs, Radiation technicians
Average Skill Style of Nursing & Usual Patient Assignment: All patients are seen by RN; some need RN with them during treatment
Special Skill Sets Usually Required of RNs: Oncology experience/knowledge 
 Comments: Experience appropriate for senior student only; heaving on assessment and teaching