While You Are an Inpatient

Information Regarding Your Stay at Oroville Hospital

Your Medical Care

While you are hospitalized, your doctor is responsible for your medical treatment. Your doctor is a member of Oroville Hospital’s medical staff, a highly qualified group of physicians who have been carefully screened and selected to care for you. Whenever possible, you will be placed in a private room.
 

Isolation Patients

We know it is difficult to be in isolation and we appreciate your cooperation with our isolation policies. 

  • Door will be identified with an isolation sign and kept closed
  • Patients are restricted from visiting the hospital cafeteria and gift shop
  • The staff and/or patient will wear protective gowns, gloves and in some cases masks

We Care About Our Patients

Under the leadership and guidance of your doctor, you will be cared for by a trained team of health care professionals who will plan and institute a treatment program designed to help you recover from your illness or surgery.

Your health care team may include:

  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Registered Nurses
  • Licensed Vocational Nurses
  • Certified Nursing Assistants
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Speech Therapists
  • Discharge Planners
  • Registered Dietitians
  • Other Medical Professionals

Medication

You doctor will prescribe any medications you may need during your hospital stay. Your nurse will administer these medications as prescribed by your doctor. Please do not bring medicines from home including over-the-counter items such as herbs or pain relievers. This is necessary so that your doctor can control your medication while you are hospitalized. 

Food Services

While you are hospitalized, our team of Registered Dietitians will arrange your meal plan under the direction of your physician. If you would like to speak with a Dietitian about your meals or have special dietary requirements based on cultural or religious practices, please ask your nurse to arrange a visit from your Dietitian. Because your physician may have ordered a special diet as part of your hospital care, we request that you talk to your nurse before eating food brought by family or friends.

*For the safety of everyone, patients will not be permitted in the cafeteria. If you have a particular request, please speak with your nurse.

Meal Schedule

Breakfast

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Lunch

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Dinner

5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.

   

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