Our Healthcare Team at Riverside Methodist Hospital
Learn about our caring and experienced staff.
OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital is consistently ranked as one of the nation's best hospitals. One of the reasons is because of our experienced staff of expert, who care about each patient individually. Our team is well-versed in a wide range of specialties and prepared to keep you happy and healthy.
Nursing Excellence at Riverside Methodist
OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital's nurses collaborate with patients, families and the healthcare team to deliver high quality, skilled care. In addition, our nurses advocate for the individual's needs, beliefs and values to ensure we always honor the dignity of every patient.
In 2006, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) designated Riverside Methodist as a Magnet® hospital. Magnet® Designation is the highest level of recognition awarded to healthcare organizations for nursing excellence. Riverside Methodist received its third consecutive Magnet® designation in 2015.
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Personal Care 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.