West Wing 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:  WW ICU (West Wing ICU) 
Placement coordinator: Mary Lyn Feldt, 503-413-3857
Patient Population &/or Specialty Served:  Surgical, critically ill adult patients, including trauma, open heart, neuro, overflow medical 
Usual Times/Days of Week Unit Open:  24/7 
Shift Length Worked & Start Times:  12 hour shifts, 0700 & 1900 
Number of Licensed Patient Beds:  14 
Average Daily Unit Census:  12 
Average Length of Stay:  3-4 days 
Number RNs Working Each Shift:   8-10 
Mix:  RN only with 1 unit secretary on day shift only 
Style of Nursing & Usual Patient Assignment:  1:1 or 2:1 
Special Skill Sets Usually Required of RNs:  Critical Care training, ACLS, TRNs have PALS also