Ariel Leone says she loves being a nurse in the GBMC emergency department because she knows she has a small window of time to make a big impact on a patients' life.Watch the Video
As other hospitals close their pediatric doors, the depth of need for these services is too big to ignore. GBMC is committed to keeping board-certified pediatricians, pediatric nurses specifically trained to care for children, child life specialists, and on-call sexual assault and domestic violence services available 24/7 for the community.
GBMC is fortunate to have nurses like Ariana who are applying skills like community health education to improve the patient experience when they are in the hospital as well as when they leave.
“Mommy. My body feels...itchy...” Bleary-eyed and in a sleepless postpartum haze, I was tempted to not even turn on the light. Certain my 4-year-old had woken me to inspect a minuscule bug bite or scratchy pajama tag, I was a little annoyed. Good thing I checked.
Tory works down in the Emergency Department as a clinical social worker in the Care Management Department, explaining to patients that it's OK to have anxieties about their post care. It's her job to walk you through what's next after discharge.