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Health professionals who may contribute to your care include:

Advanced Practice Providers

Specialists with advanced training who work closely with your doctor to address complex medical situations. Examples include nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

Care Transitions Team/Medical Social Services

The Care Transitions team consists of registered nurses and social workers who are specially trained to help you identify and arrange services to keep you safe and well following your discharge.  The team is here to discuss discharge and transition of care before you leave the hospital.

Environmental Services Associates

Team members who tend to and manage the cleanliness, health and safety of your room and surroundings.

Hospitalists

Doctors who specialize in caring for people who are hospitalized. During your stay, you’ll see more than one hospitalist. They work as a team to direct and respond to your health and medical needs during your stay.

Lab Technicians

Professionals who draw blood, collect tissue and body fluid samples, and perform microscopic tests under the supervision of a medical technologist or doctor. Your doctor will use these test results to diagnose and treat your condition.

Nurses

Specially trained and educated healthcare professionals who collaborate closely with your doctors. They’ll take a hands-on role in delivering compassionate and expert care, from admission through follow-up.

Occupational Therapists

Healthcare specialists who work as part of a team. They provide therapies that can improve your ability to develop or improve basic abilities needed for everyday activities to live and work.

Patient Care Technicians/Patient Support Assistant

Professionals who provide basic nursing care under the supervision of a nurse. Their role may include taking vital signs, assisting with daily activities, recording medical chart information, and communicating with other providers to ensure continuity of care.

Physical Therapists

Healthcare specialists who help improve or restore your ability to move freely, including muscle and joint function, after illness or injury.

Physicians

Doctors licensed to practice medicine who will collaborate with other doctors, specialists and teams while directing your care – from diagnosis, testing and treatment plans through recovery.

Respiratory Therapists

Healthcare professionals who are skilled in treating individuals with breathing problems, such as asthma or pneumonia.

Speech-Language Therapists

Specialists who treat disorders that affect your ability to speak, understand and communicate with others.