Child & Adolescent Treatment Program - Emanuel

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Site:

Legacy Emanuel Hospital

Unit Name:

Child and Adolescent Treatment Program

 

 

Patient Population &/or Specialty Served:

Psychiatric patients ages 9-17

Usual Times/Days of Week Unit Open:

24/7

Shift Length Worked & Start Times:

8 hour shifts; 07,15, & 2300

Number of Licensed Patient Beds:

17

Average Daily Unit Census:

9 in Summer, 17 in Fall/Winter

Average Length of Stay:

7 days

Number RNs Working Each Shift:

2

Skill Mix: 

Mental Health Therapists, Teachers, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, RNs

Average Skill Style of Nursing & Usual Patient Assignment:

RN 2:1; MHT 4:1

Special Skill Sets Usually Required of RNs: 

Code 55 (Psych take-down of combative patient)

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