The Health Unit Coordinator/Nursing Assistant (HUC/NA), 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 with nursing staff, physicians and interdepartmental personnel. 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 integral role in the patient care experience and both directly and indirectly impacts the perception of care.
The HUC/NA reports to the Clinical Nurse Manager.
Successful completion of Nursing Assistant Orientation and/or an abbreviated Nursing Assistant orientation for student nurses