Medical/Cardiac ICU - Emanuel

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 Medical Center 
Unit Name:   Medical/Cardiac ICU (Unit 54)
Patient Population &/or Specialty Served:  Medical and cardiac critically ill adult 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:
Average Daily Unit Census:  7.1
Average Length of Stay 2.3 days 
Number RNs Working Each Shift:  7-8 
Mix:  70% RN / 30% Unit secretary, CNA, Cardiac monitor technician 
Average Skill Style of Nursing & Usual Patient Assignment   2:1 
Special Skill Sets Usually Required of RNs:  ACLS, cardiac telemetry monitoring, etc.