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Short Stay Unit - Mount Hood


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 Mount Hood
Unit Name: Short Stay Unit (SSU)
Patient Population &/or Specialty Served:
Infant to geriatric surgical patients
Usual Times/Days of Week Unit Open:
M-F, 0530-1830
Shift Length Worked & Start Times:
8 hour shifts, start times vary
Number of Licensed Patient Beds:  13
Average Daily Unit Census:  15
Average Length of Stay: 6 hours
Number of RNs Working Each Shift:
Mix: RNs, unit secretary, CNA
Average Skill Style of Nursing & Usual Patient Assignment: 1:4 -5
Special Skill Sets Usually Required of RNs: N/A