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Patient Care Technician - Cardiac / Med Surg Unit 4 West

Company: Sentara
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

City/StateNorfolk, VAOverviewWork ShiftThird (Nights) (United States of America)Sentara is currently hiring a Patient Care Technician to work at Sentara Leigh Hospital located in Norfolk on the Cardiac/ Med Surg Unit 4 West.Hours/Shift:Full-time, nightshift, 6pm to 6amDepartment/Position Overview:Are you looking for a unit that is known for its Teamwork? Join our 4 West team! Our RNs and Patient Care Technicians work very closely together to give excellent care to our patients. We are looking for candidates with a positive attitude and a willingness to work. We have a cardiac and med/surg patient population on our 24-bed unit. You will receive post cardiac cath care training. Interviewed candidates are welcome to shadow our unit. Join our Fami-Leigh on 4 West and see what we are all about!As aPatient Care Technicianwith Sentara, you will have the opportunity to learn many new skills. From taking vitals to blood draws and daily care. The primary duties of this position include supporting the admission/discharge process, changing, bathing ambulating patients, drawing blood, foley catheter care, meeting patient needs while working under the direct supervision of a nurse. You will find that teamwork is exceptional, with everyone working together to provide the best care for our patients.Click to hear Jennifer tell us about a day in the life of a Nursing Care Partner (NCP) with Sentara Healthcare.Minimum Requirements:

  • One year of prior health care experience preferred.
  • American Health Associate BLS Certification required within 90 days of hire.
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and one of the following
    • Sentara Care Partner Certification Program, or
    • Successful completion of the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), or
    • National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA), or
    • National Patient Care Technician (NCPCT), or
    • Completion of US Navy Hospital Corps School, or
    • Emergency Services to include EMR, EMS, EMT, AEMT and Paramedic, or
    • Current student enrolled in a clinical program (beyond prerequisites) having completed at least one semester of RN, LPN, RT or PT, or
    • Current work experience within last three years as a PCT or Nursing Assistant.Facility Highlights:Sentara Benefits:Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, Be a part of an excellent healthcare organization that cares about our People, Quality, Patient Safety, Service, and Integrity. Join a team that has a mission to improve health every day and a vision to be the healthcare choice of the communities that we serve!Keywords: NCP, Nursing Care Partner, CNA, Certified Nursing Assistant, Nursing Assistant, NA, Patient Care Tech, PCT, Patient Care Technician, MA, Medical Assistant, EMT, EMS, Paramedic, Talroo-Allied HealthJob SummaryPatient Care Technicians are unlicensed staff members who are accountable to, and work under the direct supervision of a professional nurse to implement delegated aspects of nursing care. Provide patient care, support the admissions and discharge process, and comply with patient safety practices under the direction of the professional nurse. Observe patients' physical, mental, and emotional conditions and report any change to the nursing.

      For those acting as Safety Partners, de-escalation and physical intervention training within 30 days of hire, except for those in Behavioral Health within 15 days of hire.

      One of the following programs is acceptable for education: Sentara Care Partner Certification Program, successful completion of the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA), National Patient Care Technician (NCPCT), completion of US Navy Hospital Corps School, Emergency Services to include EMR, EMS, EMT, AEMT and Paramedic, or current student enrolled in a clinical program having completed at least one semester of a (RN, LPN, RT or PT) or current work experience within last three years as a PCT or Nursing Assistant.

      One year of health care experience preferred. AHA BLS certification within 90 days of hire.Qualifications:HS - High School Grad or Equivalent (Required)Basic Life Support (BLS) - Certification - American Heart Association (AHA) RQI, Certified Patient Care Technician/Assistant (CPCT/A) - Certification - National Healthcareer Association (NHA)SkillsSentara Healthcare prides itself on the diversity and inclusiveness of its close to an almost 30,000-member workforce. Diversity, inclusion, and belonging is a guiding principle of the organization to ensure its workforce reflects the communities it serves.Per Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), some clinical environments require proof of education; these regulations are posted at for further information. In an effort to expedite this verification requirement, we encourage you to upload your diploma or transcript at time of application.In support of our mission "to improve health every day," this is a tobacco-free environment.

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