Preadmission Services - 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: Pre-Admission Services (PAS)
Placement coordinator:
Anne Wilson, 503-413-3231, anwilson@lhs.org
Patient Population &/or Specialty Served:
Surgical outpatients and inpatients who are eligible for "day of surgery" admission, with emphasis on preoperative testing
Usual Times/Days of Week Unit Open:
M-T 0900-1400; W-F 0900-1700; holidays excluded
Shift Length Worked & Start Times:

Number of Licensed Patient Beds:  NA - 4 interview rooms, 1 EKG room, and 1 reception area
Average Daily Unit Census:  18 visits and 14 phone interviews
Average Length of Stay: 1.5 hours AM visits; 0.75 hours OP visits
Number of RNs Working Each Shift:
5
Mix: RN only 
Average Skill Style of Nursing & Usual Patient Assignment:
Special Skill Sets Usually Required of RNs: Phlebotomy and EKG competency