Your Hospital Team
physician who admitted you is a member of the Delnor medical staff. He or she
will work with you to develop an individualized treatment plan, establish
dietary and medication guidelines, and arrange for any special care you may need
during your hospital stay.
Your physician may come to visit you during the day or in the evening
depending on his/her office hours and schedule.
In addition to your physician, your health care team
|Registered Nurses (RN)
– The nurses at Delnor strive to provide you with
exceptional care and service. It is their responsibility to provide
you with a caring and supportive environment. During your stay, you will
have a primary nurse who will coordinate your care, provide support
and educate you about your health. You can identify your nurses by their
white tops and jackets.
Technicians – Their role is to communicate with your nurse
and assist you with you personal needs such as meals, hygiene, and
activity needs. Your patient care technician is also responsible for
changing you bed linens. You can identify them by their cranberry colored
– Their job is to offer counseling, emotional
support and information to meet the psychological and practical needs of
you and your family. Social workers will also assist you with discharge
planning or obtaining post-hospital services.
Patient Advocates – These representatives
make sure that your comments and concerns are heard. You can contact them
at ext. 4303.
Therapists – Registered and certified respiratory therapists work
together with a multi-disciplinary team to evaluate, treat and care for
patients with breathing disorders.
Nutritional Services – This department
works hard to provide you with delicious meals per your physician’s order
three times-a-day. If you have any questions, call ext. 2161 and leave a
|Volunteers – Working in
various departments, volunteers distribute reading materials, mail,
and visit patients.
– A member of the housekeeping staff cleans your room daily
and/or per your request. If there is a housekeeping problem in your room, tell your
nurse or patient care technician, and they
will contact housekeeping.
– Their job is to provide services that restore function, improve
mobility, relieve pain, prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities,
and promote overall fitness and health.|
These experts are responsible for drawing your blood.
Pastoral Care –
The chaplain is available to provide spiritual support and prayer. He
is available at ext. 4321.