Acute Trauma Care Unit

The Acute Trauma Care Unit provides care for patients requiring high-acuity support for trauma and burn injuries.

Patient Population

  • Adult
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Recreational Accidents
  • Gunshot Wounds
  • Stab Wounds
  • Occupational Accidents
  • Thermal and Chemical Burns

Number of Beds

  • 20

Nurse/Patient Ratio

  • 1:4-5

Rotation/Shifts

  • 7a-7p and 7p-7a
  • Work every 4th weekend

Skill Mix

  • Registered Nurse - 68%
  • Patient Care Technician - 32%

Nursing Unit Orientation

  • 8-10 weeks