Hospitalist Service 1

The Hospitalist Service provides care for general adult medicine patients referred by their primary care physicians.

Patient Population

  • Adult
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Cellulitis
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Pneumonia
  • Acute Renal Failure

Number of Beds

  • 20

Nurse/Patient Ratio

  • 1:4

Rotation/Shifts

  • 7a-7p and 7p-7a
  • Weekend only option available

Skill Mix

  • Registered Nurse - 80% (100% RN during 7p-7a)
  • Patient Care Technician - 20%

Nursing Unit Orientation

  • 6-8 weeks