Your Health Care Team
Rely on a wide range of skilled health care professionals for high-quality care at Wayne UNC Health Care in Goldsboro, North Carolina.
Take Part in Your Care
You are the most important person on your health care team at Wayne UNC. Be an active participant to help us meet your needs. You are encouraged to:
- Ask questions
- Share concerns
- Speak up
- Communicate clearly
View your patient rights and responsibilities at Wayne UNC.
Expert Doctors at Wayne UNC
Find comprehensive care and treatment from doctors who have a broad range of medical specialties at Wayne UNC. Your primary care provider may refer you to a medical specialist (doctor) with advanced knowledge and training in a specific area.
Learn more about types of medical specialists in our health library.
Trust your care to a hospitalist—a skilled doctor who provides around-the-clock care during your stay at the hospital. Your hospitalist monitors and guides your treatment and coordinates visits with other specialists. Rest assured you’ll get the best possible care.
If you or a loved one has a serious illness or injury and need critical care, an intensivist may lead your care team at Wayne UNC. An intensivist is a critical care doctor who specializes in providing a high level of care for complex conditions.
Patient-Centered Nursing Staff
Count on your nurses to provide care for you 24 hours a day, seven days a week during hospitalization. Your nurses work with you and your doctors to make sure that you receive appropriate care and treatment. Your nursing team at Wayne UNC includes:
- Nurse director who manages the nursing unit to make sure you receive high-quality care
- Registered Nurses (RNs) provide you treatment, counseling, and evaluates your recovery in collaboration with your doctor
- Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) assist your registered nurse, checks your health, and treats you
- Nurse Assistants provides services and helps you do everyday tasks
- Unit Secretary answers your calls, helps communicate messages between you and your nurse, and does office duties
Supportive Social Workers and Case Managers
Depend on a social worker or case manager at Wayne UNC to assist you during and after your stay in the hospital. You and your family will receive help balancing medical and personal needs with cost-effective resources. If you need outpatient services or follow-up care, your social worker or case manager will help get medical equipment or plan your care and doctor visits before you leave the hospital.