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Specialty areas

Behavioral Health

  • Adult 
  • Adolescent 

Oregon Burn Center 

  • OBC is the only burn center in the state of Oregon and consists of a critical care unit and an acute care unit; we care for any patient from pediatric to geriatric, for burns, wounds and skin diseases 

Cardiac Step-down

  • Step-down cardiac care (acute M.I., stents, 2nd day post open hearts (LEMC only), cardioversions) 

Progressive Care Unit (LGS)

  • Medical surgical telemetry unit; 50-60% of patients on telemetry; medical and overflow surgical; common patients include heart failure, end stage renal disease, pneumonia, chest pain rule out heart attack, kidney transplant, cellulitis, alcohol withdrawal, and seizure monitoring for epilepsy patients 

Critical Care 

  • Neuro-Trauma 
  • Cardiovascular 
  • Medical-Surgical 

Intermediate Care Unit

  • Complex medical & surgical patients requiring cardiac telemetry, including CVA, post MI, GI Bleed, Overdose, DKA


Medical Specialties with or without Cardiac Telemetry 

Surgical Specialties 


Operating Room

Family Birth/Women’s 

Trauma Step-down (TRACU)

  • Head, spinal cord & multiple complex orthopedic injuries; neurosurgical post-operative patients; respiratory complications 

Pediatrics at Randall Children’s Hospital on the campus of Legacy Emanuel

  • Acute Care 
  • PICU 
  • NICU