Members of the Palliative Care Team

We will meet with you and your caregivers to gain an understanding of what is most important to you.

The Palliative Care Team includes:

Medical Office Assistant (MOA):
greets patients and identifies troublesome symptoms

Advance Practice Nurse (APN):
Manages distressing symptoms with a patient-guided plan of care. The care will include referrals to other specialists as needed. The APN will also discuss advance care planning

Helps to review and optimize medications

Medical Director:
Oversees the Palliative Care team and acts as a resource to the patient and Advance Practice Nurses

Registered Nurse (RN):
Works with the APN and Medical Director to coordinate care

Available for Consult

Registered Dietitian (RD):
Available for nutritional assessments and education/recommendations

Social Worker:
Locates community resources as needed
(financial, housing, transportation, etc.)

Licensed Counselor:
Provides emotional support to patients and families with individual and group counseling