nurse to patient ratio

  1. I work 12 hour nights in a hospital, our floor has 36 beds med surg. When we are full each nurse has 9 patients and we have a free charge nurse. I was wondering what other hopital ratios are.
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    Joined: Sep '06; Posts: 1


  3. by   Vtack
    I work 12 hr nights and our hospital is 4-5 patient ratio. This hospital is union, it really does make all the differance. I wish you well.
  4. by   Tweety
    Welcome to Allnurses! Our night shift has 8 patients max.