The Health Unit Coordinator/Nursing Assistant (HUC/NA), is a combination of the Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) and Nursing Assistant (NA) roles, serves as a member of the interdisciplinary team. The HUC/NA collaborates with unit leadership in coordinating the day to day activities of the patient care unit. This includes the processing of patient records and ongoing communication in nursing staff, physicians and interdepartmental personnnel. The HUC/NA serves as a resource for physicians and other members of the health care team for the electronic medical record. The HUC/NA performs nursing care skills that have been delegated by the licensed nurse. She/he plays an itegral role in the patient care experience and both diretly and indirectly impacts the perception of care.
The HUC/NA reports to the Clinical Nurse Manager.