Mission Hospital welcomes you and your family to Mission Maternity Center.
We know this time can be exciting and stressful. Our goal is to make your
stay as comfortable and pleasant as possible.
While in the hospital, you will be receiving care from different members
of our staff and volunteers, depending on your needs. We would like to
introduce them to you.
Assure patient and family needs are met by providing nursing and operational
oversight and coordination of patient-and family-centered care.
Oversee and direct all activities on the unit and are available to assist
you should you have care issues or questions.
Registered Nurses (RN)
Your labor and delivery and mother/baby nurses are key members of your
healthcare team, and will provide the best possible physical and emotional
support during your stay. Specially trained in maternity care, your RN
will be your main caregiver and a resource to answer questions you may
have. Nursing staff work 12-hour shifts beginning at 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.
If additional assistance would be beneficial to breastfeeding, your RN
or physician may request an Internationally Board Certified Lactation
Consultant visit you in your room.
Will assist you in the process of completing and filing legal birth documents.
Bridges for Newborns Staff
Provides referrals to hospital and community classes, support groups and
Patient Care Technicians
Work under the direction of your RN. They may assist and provide additional
care as needed.
Newborn Hearing Screening Technicians
Will perform a newborn hearing screening test on your infant prior to being
discharged from the hospital.
Conduct physician-ordered blood draws, most often in early morning hours.
Nutritional Care Services (NCS)
Deliver patient meals and provides dietary education.
Environmental Services (EVS) Partners
Provide daily room cleaning services.
Deliver you, as needed, to other areas of the hospital and return you to
Case Management Services
Provides social, emotional and financial problem support.
Chaplain/Priest/Spiritual Care Volunteers
Offers emotional, spiritual and religious support.