About Us


We represent over 32,000 registered nurses and other health care professionals in Southern California and Hawaii, including optometrists; pharmacists; physical, occupational and speech therapists; case managers; nurse midwives; social workers; clinical lab scientists; physician assistants and nurse practitioners.

We empower health care professionals to be advocates for UNAC/UHCP members and patients, to create a high quality work environment, to provide economic and professional advancement, and to improve the quality of health care.

We are health care professionals representing health care professionals, guided by transparent, accessible, democratic governance; advocacy for quality care; and the empowerment of our members.

UNAC/UHCP is affiliated with the National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO.