Nurse Staffing Ratios: 2nd Quarter

 

Reporting Period: April - June 2019
Name of ICUType of ICUAverage Daily Patient CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
ICU - SalemMedical - Surgical13101 : 1.4

 

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: April - June 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 - Surgical331 : 1.2

 

Reporting Period: April - June 2017
Name of ICUType of ICUAverage Daily Patient CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
ICU - SalemMedical - Surgical1391 : 1.4
ICU - UnionMedical - Surgical531 : 1.8

 

Reporting Period: April - June 2016
Name of ICUType of ICUAverage Daily Patient CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
ICU - SalemMedical - Surgical14.210.11 : 1.39
W1X - UnionMedical - Surgical5.23.21 : 1.60
CSU - SalemCoronary Care Unit4.32.71 : 1.58