Adult Psych - Good Samaritan

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 System.


Legacy Good Samaritanl Hospital

Unit Name:

Adult Psych



Patient Population &/or Specialty Served:

Psychiatric patients age 18 or older

Usual Times/Days of Week Unit Open:


Shift Length Worked & Start Times:

8 hour shifts; 07,15, & 2300

Number of Licensed Patient Beds:


Average Daily Unit Census:


Average Length of Stay:

4 days

Number RNs Working Each Shift:

Days/Evenings - 3; Nights - 2

Skill Mix: 

RNs, LPNs, Mental Health Therapists, CNAs

Average Skill Style of Nursing & Usual Patient Assignment:

3:1, plus 2 additional patients with MHT

Special Skill Sets Usually Required of RNs: 

Psychiatric knowledge and experience