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Your Healthcare Team
While you are a patient at Memorial Hospital, several healthcare professionals and other hospital staff will be involved in your care. They include the following:

  • Attending Physician. This is the physician who is accountable for your plan of care. He or she has admitting privileges at Memorial and works collaboratively with the resident physicians and interns, your nurses and all other clinicians involved in your care.

  • Clinical Unit Nurse. This is the professional registered nurse assigned to supervise your nursing care from admission through discharge. He or she coordinates plans with the physician and various members of the healthcare team involved in your care. This nurse is always available to answer any questions you or your family may have about your care and is a key resource to help obtain additional information or services from other healthcare team members.

  • Continuing Care Nurse. This is a professional registered nurse from the Continuing Care department who assists your physician and nurse to plan for your discharge and arrange post-hospital services.

    For questions or concerns about your discharge plan, you are encouraged to speak with your physician or nurse. You or your family may also contact the Continuing Care department at extension 2344, or the hospital operator can contact the on-call nurse from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm.

  • Clinical Social Worker. This is a trained professional who can assist you with financial or legal concerns, emotional problems, grief support, and abuse or other issues. You may access the social worker through your nurse or physician or by calling extension 2975; the hospital operator can reach the on-call social worker 24 hours a day.

  • Hospitalists. These are physicians employed by the hospital to admit and treat patients at the request of the patient, personal physician or in case a patient does not have a primary care physician. Hospitalists are board certified and are available around the clock.

  • Intensivists. These are physicians who are specially trained in taking care of critically ill patients. They work in the Intensive Care Unit/Coronary Care Unit.
Have a Question? Call 1-800-647-4362 to speak with our physician referral service

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