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Pediatric Unit Staff

The Pediatric Unit at Goryeb Children’s Hospital and Goryeb Children's Center are dedicated to providing comprehensive, patient- and family-centered care to your child and your family. Our staff includes:

Care manager –
works with parents and the medical team to develop discharge plans and assists families with insurance issues
Child life specialists –
help reduce the stress and anxiety that many children/adolescents and their families experience in the health care setting
Nurse manager –
directs nursing care on the unit
Pediatric attending physician –
a doctor who is on staff at our hospital who admits pediatric patients and manages their care throughout their stay by assessing their progress on a regular basis and consulting with parents and hospital staff
Pediatric hospitalist –
a pediatrician with expertise in management and coordination of the complex care of hospitalized infants, children and adolescents; they maintain active lines of communication with each child’s family, primary care physician and pediatric subspecialists, during and after hospitalization
Pediatric nurse –
cares for your child at all times during his or her hospital stay
Pediatric sub-specialist –
may assist your attending physician to diagnose and treat a specific illness or injury
Resident physician –
a physician in training assigned to your child’s care for the duration of the hospital stay
Social worker –
helps children and families deal with non-medical problems related to illness, injury and hospitalization, including social and financial needs and help obtaining any necessary post-hospital care
Unit secretary or technician –
assists the nurse in the care of your child


Additional Contacts: Morristown Medical Center

Additional Contacts: Overlook Medical Center