Port Huron Hospital – a leader in healing, your partner in health.

Your Health Care Team

  1. Chaplain

    Chaplains act as spiritual counselors to help patients and families through periods of crisis.

  2. Clinical Social Worker

    A clinical social worker is a professional counselor who helps alleviate problems related to personal, family, or social situations.

  3. Occupational Therapist

    An occupational therapist helps patients learn how to carry out activities of daily living at home, on the job, and in the community.

  4. Patient and Family

    You as the patient and your family are the most important members of the rehabilitation team.

  5. Physiatrist

    The physician who specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation is called a physiatrist.

  6. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Treatment Team

    The team is usually directed by a physiatrist, with other specialists playing important roles in the treatment and education process.

  7. Physical Therapist

    Physical therapists focus on restoring a patient's mobility (movement) and function, and preventing of further disability.

  8. Recreation Therapist

    Recreation therapists design programs to help patients develop social skills and learn to participate in leisure group activities.

  9. Registered Dietitian

    Registered dietitians work with health care providers to calculate calorie and nutrient needs, design special diets, and offer other nutritional advice to patients.

  10. Rehabilitation Case Manager

    Case managers usually don't provide direct patient care, but may work either as part of the rehab team or for the patient's insurance company.

  11. Rehabilitation Nurse

    A rehabilitation nurse specializes in helping people with disabilities and chronic illness to reach their best function and health, and to adapt to an altered lifestyle.

  12. Respiratory Therapist

    Respiratory therapists help treat and restore function for patients with airway and breathing problems.

  13. Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

    Vocational rehabilitation counselors assist people with disabilities in planning careers and finding and keeping satisfying jobs.