Attending Physician – a senior medical doctor who directs the patient’s care.
Fellow – a medical doctor training in a specialty, e.g. cardiology.
Resident – a medical doctor training in pediatrics.
Psychiatrist of Psychologist – a doctor who works with parents and children to help them learn ways to manage feelings about being in the hospital.
Nurse Practitioner – a nurse with special training in diagnosing, treating and caring for patients.
Staff Nurse – the nurse on duty who is responsible for your child’s nursing care at all times.
Patient Care Coordinator – informs your insurance company of your child’s progress during hospitalization and arranges for any home care services your child may need.