Rehabilitation Institute of Oregon - Good Samaritan

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 Good Samaritan Medical Center
Unit Name: RIO (Rehabilitation Institute of Oregon)
Placement Coordinator Name & Contact Info Mary Lyn Feldt, 503-413-3857 (for nursing students placements only). For patient referrals, please call 503-413-6931
Patient Population &/or Specialty Served:
Comprehensive inpatient medical & rehabilitation program for adults. Common diagnoses: stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, MS, multiple trauma & burn injuries. 
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:  33
Average Daily Unit Census:  21
Average Length of Stay: 17 days
Number of RNs Working Each Shift:
5-6
Skill Mix: RN/CNA
Style of Nursing & Usual Patient Assignment:
Teams comprised of RNs & 1 or more CNAs. Team 1 - Brain Injury, CVA; Team 2 - CVA, MS, Burn; Team 3 - Spinal Cord Injury, CVA. 
Special Skill Sets Usually Required of RNs:
Ventilator management competency
 Comments:  Goal of RIO is to assist the patient in returning to living in the community either independently, or with assistance as needed. See also RIO.