Our Healthcare Team at Grady Memorial Hospital
Our healthcare team delivers high-level care with compassionate, personal attention.
Our team includes board-certified and fellowship-trained specialists from diverse disciplines with varied areas of expertise.
Here at OhioHealth Grady Memorial Hospital — and through our smart-technology video communications system — we collaborate with everyone on your team, including an extensive network of OhioHealth doctors, specialists and subspecialists.
Our healthcare professionals contribute diverse skills and experience. Depending on your condition, your Grady Memorial care team may include physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, therapists and other experts.
Your care team may also include residents — doctors who graduated from medical school and are in a residency training program.
During your stay, you’re likely to see more than one hospitalist. These doctors specialize in caring for hospitalized patients. They’ll work together with you and your care team — including specialists as needed, such as a cardiologist (heart doctor) or oncologist (cancer doctor).
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.
Medical doctors with advanced specialization in administering medications to control pain, support vital functions and manage pain. They care for patients before, during and after surgery.
- Environmental Services Associates
Team members who tend to and manage the cleanliness, health and safety of your room and surroundings.
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.
- Medical Social Services
Also known as Case Management or Social Workers, patient and family advocates who work as part of your care team. They can assist in various ways, from finding needed information and resources to counseling in times of emotional distress.
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 Support Assistants
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.
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.