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Community Engagement Programs

Patient Unit assistant

Tempe St. Luke's Hospital

Mission

We seek to improve the quality of life in our community by providing compassionate, high-quality health care that is driven by values, led by innovation and focused on excellence, service and more

Website

http://www.tempestlukeshospital.com/Contact(s):

About the Internship

Duties:

Assists patients, families and visitors by providing timely and caring customer service for non-clinical needs, such as snacks, water, warm blankets; be that comforting ear to listen and hand to hold. Assists staff with other duties

Population Served:

 Nurses and doctors.  Patients, families, visitors

Community Need:

Individuals served need a friendly person to help bridge the gap from clinical to comforter.

Community Impact:

Individuals served with a good experience are more willing to follow up with after care and not as anxious if return trip is needed.