University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital

1000 South Limestone
Lexington, KY  40536

927 Beds

Level I Trauma Center

Level I Pediatric Trauma Center

Established in 1962, the Albert B. Chandler Hospital at the University of Kentucky is the flagship component of UK Healthcare. A 945-bed facility, the Albert B. Chandler Hospital includes the Markey Cancer Center, The Kentucky Children’s Hospital, The Gill Heart Institute, and the Kentucky Neuroscience Institute. This hospital is the only Level I trauma center in the area and the only facility in Central and Eastern Kentucky with a Level IV NICU. The facility is currently undergoing add-on construction, expanding medical services as well as patient care areas in anticipation of the growing population in the region.

Known as the “Horse Capital of the World”, Lexington includes a number of horse farms that lend to the city’s character and charm. Lexington hosts a number of equestrian racing events annually in their two major harness tracks, Keeneland and The Red Mile. With its Southern personality combined with Midwest and Southern Appalachia influences, the city offers a wealth of bluegrass events, distilleries, historical museums, and great Bar-B-Q. Lexington also has one of the highest concentrations of gay and lesbian residents and celebrates Pride Day in late June. The climate is relatively temperate, not having long prolonged periods of extreme cold or heat. The summers are hot and humid, while the winters are moderately cold. Annual precipitation is around 50 inches, while the snowfall average is around 14.5 inches per year. If you’re looking for a city with history, charm, and horses, The Albert B. Chandler Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky might be your next, best workplace.

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What charting system did nurses use?

Nurses are reporting the use of

Allscripts

What was the average patient acuity?

Average Pt Acuity is

1 - Independent, minimal medications needs, alert and oriented, continent, less than two co-morbidities, English speaking
10 - Dependent, lots of meds, confused, incontinent, more than two co-morbidities, non-english speaking

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Scrub Color

Galaxy Blue
*Does not include what L&D and OR nurses are reporting

Was the nurse to patient ratio up to California standards?

Nurse to Patient Ratio up to California Standards?

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