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Patient Unit assistant

Tempe St. Luke's Hospital


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


About the Internship


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.