Learn who will care for you. 

Families are at the center of care

We strive to put you and your family at the heart of all we do. If family members want to take part in your care, our team is here to support, encourage and educate.


Your nurse is an important member of your hospital care team. Most of our nurses are registered nurses (RNs). They are helped by licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and certified nursing assistants (CNAs).


While in the hospital, one of your doctors may be a "hospitalist." A hospitalist is an expert who cares for patients while they are at the hospital. They work with your primary care doctor and specialist. 

Teaching programs and students

All Legacy hospitals provide training to medical professionals and students. As part of their training, they may help care for you, and are managed by our care team. If you have questions, feel free to talk with your doctor or nurse.   

Care managers

We have specialists to help you or your family with social services. Our care managers can address plans to leave the hospital, including for people who cannot return home right away. Our specialists can also discuss financial issues and referrals to community help. 

Medical chaperones

A medical chaperone is available when your doctor or provider conducts a sensitive (breast, genital, rectal) exam. A chaperone is trained to know what to expect during an exam and is there to ensure patient and provider safety. A chaperone is offered for your comfort, but you may choose not to have a chaperone. Please speak with your health care provider if you have questions about a sensitive exam or the use of a medical chaperone. (Oregon Medical Board 847-010-0130)