Nurse Staffing Ratios: 1st Quarter

Reporting Period: January 1 - March 31 2019
Name of ICUType of ICUAverage Daily Patient CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
ICU - SalemMedical - Surgical16111 : 1.5

Current standard for ratio reporting

  • The current standard for RN-to-Patient ratio for high acuity patients is 1:1.
  • For patients determined to be at a lower acuity, the recommended ratio is 1:2.

 


 

Reporting Period: January 1 - March 31 2018
Name of ICUType of ICUAverage Daily Patient CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
ICU - SalemMedical - Surgical15101 : 1.5
ICU - UnionMedical - Surgical641 : 1.5


   

Current standard for ratio reporting

  • The current standard for RN-to-Patient ratio for high acuity patients is 1:1.
  • For patients determined to be at a lower acuity, the recommended ratio is 1:2.




Reporting Period: January 1 - March 31 2017
Name of ICUType of ICUAverage Daily Patient CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
ICU - SalemMedical - Surgical15101 : 1.5
ICU - UnionMedical - Surgical531 : 1.8


   

Current standard for ratio reporting

  • The current standard for RN-to-Patient ratio for high acuity patients is 1:1.
  • For patients determined to be at a lower acuity, the recommended ratio is 1:2.




Previous year


Reporting Period: January - March 2016
Name of ICUType of ICUAverage Daily Patient CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
ICU - SalemMedical - Surgical15.110.31 : 1.47
W1X - UnionMedical - Surgical5.63.21 : 1.73
CSU - SalemCoronary Care Unit42.61 : 1.54


  • The current standard for RN-to-Patient ratio for high acuity patients is 1:1.
  • For patients determined to be at a lower acuity, the recommended ratio is 1:2.