Our Healthcare Team at O'Bleness Hospital
Learn about the team of physicians and medical professionals at our hospital.
All of us at OhioHealth O'Bleness Hospital are committed to providing quality healthcare for patients in southeastern Ohio. We believe in bringing you the level of care you deserve, close to home, with our team of experts.
At O'Bleness Hospital, our multidisciplinary team delivers comprehensive, high-level care. Our team includes board-certified, fellowship-trained specialists with varied areas of expertise.
Our healthcare professionals contribute diverse skills and experience. Depending on your condition, your O'Bleness Hospital care team may include surgeons, cardiologists, rehabilitation therapists, nurses 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 communicate with you and with each other to direct and respond to your health and medical needs.
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.
- Clerk Aides
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.
- 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 of blood, tissue and fluids under the supervision of a medical technologist or doctor. Your doctor will use these test results to diagnose and treat your condition.
- Lactation Consultant
OhioHealth board-certified lactation consultants are ready to provide support to new mothers looking to breastfeed their newborns.
- Medical Social Services
Also known as Case Management or Social Works are 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.
Professionals who conduct nutrition assessments and nutrition counseling as part of your care team.
- Occupational Therapists
Healthcare specialists who provide therapies that can improve your ability to develop or improve basic abilities needed for everyday activities to live and work.
- 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.