ICU - Salmon Creek

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 Salmon Creek Medical Center
Unit Name:  Intensive Care Unit (ICU) 
Patient Population &/or Specialty Served:  Medical & surgical critically ill adult patients; primary focus on MI, GI bleed, thoracotomy, CVA, HTN, sepsis and pulmonary patients 
Usual Times/Days of Week Unit Open:  24/7 
Shift Length Worked & Start Times:   12 hour shifts, 0700 & 1900 
Number of Licensed Patient Beds:  16 
Average Daily Unit Census:  10 
Average Length of Stay:   3.5 
Number RNs Working Each Shift: 
Skill Mix:  RN only, CAN 07-1930 
Style of Nursing & Usual Patient Assignment:  Usual 2:1, occasionally, 1:1 
Special Skill Sets Usually Required of RNs:  ACLS