You will have the support of your personal McLaren Oakland Joint Club team, dedicated to making your time away from home a success, and your transition back home smooth.
The McLaren Oakland Joint Club Team: Embracing a team philosophy of care and healing.
Knowing what to expect gives you a feeling of ease, allowing you to relax and focus on your healing. At McLaren Oakland, we understand that and that's why we give you your own Joint Club Team: staff members who you can count on to care for you during your stay and in your transition back home. Throughout the whole process your team members stay the same. The same care providers, staff assistance and recovery support, working together to support your success in recovery.
Care, provided the way care should be.
Your McLaren Oakland Joint Club Team:
Preadmission Testing Nurse
Your preadmission testing nurse coordinates the testing you need prior to your surgical procedure.
Your preoperative nurse is there to prepare you for your surgery, as well as answer any questions that you or your loved ones have.
The anesthesia providers are physicians and/or nurse- anesthetists who provide and carefully monitor your anesthesia during the surgery
You have a dedicated circulating nurse who ensures your safety and comfort during your surgery.
The surgical technician assists in the operating room during your surgery, managing the equipment and instrumentation associated with the procedure.
Joint Club Unit Nurse
You have the same unit nurse to care for you during your hospital stay, who will help you control pain and nausea, as well as assess your progress each day.
Patient Care Assistant (PCA)
The job of your patient care assistant throughout your stay is to assure your safety and comfort, plus assit you with daily activities.
Case Management Specialist
A case management specialist helps arrange home care and other needs, including equipment and other medical supplies.
Your physical/occupational therapist will assess your individual therapy needs and tailors an individual plan for those specific needs. Therapists also lead the daily group therapy.
The Same People With the Same Goal ... Your Comfort and Recovery