Adult Psych - Good Samaritan

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 System.

Site:

Legacy Good Samaritanl Hospital

Unit Name:

Adult Psych

 

 

Patient Population &/or Specialty Served:

Psychiatric patients age 18 or older

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:

17

Average Daily Unit Census:

15

Average Length of Stay:

4 days

Number RNs Working Each Shift:

Days/Evenings - 3; Nights - 2

Skill Mix: 

RNs, LPNs, Mental Health Therapists, CNAs

Average Skill Style of Nursing & Usual Patient Assignment:

3:1, plus 2 additional patients with MHT

Special Skill Sets Usually Required of RNs: 

Psychiatric knowledge and experience