Patient Care Technician - Intermediate Care Unit 3 East
Company: Sentara Health
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: February 10, 2024
Virginia Beach, VA
First (Days) (United States of America)
Sentara is currently hiring a Patient Care Technician to work at
Virginia Beach General Hospital on the Intermediate Care Unit 3
Full-time, dayshift, 7am to 7pm
Are you looking to test your skills and learn new ones? This 33-bed
intermediate care step down unit provides care for high acuity
patients. This position will focus on call bells, toileting and
assisting nurses in bedside procedures among other
As aNursing Care Partner/Patient 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
Click to hear Jennifer tell us about a day in the life of a Patient
Care Technician with Sentara.
- High School Diploma or Equivalent and one of the following
- Sentara Care Partner Certification Program, or
- Successful completion of the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA),
- 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
- 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
- One year of prior health care experience preferred.
- American Health Associate BLS Certification required within 90
days of hire.
Click here to learn more about Sentara Virginia Beach General
We are located just 15 minutes from VA Beach Town Center and just a
few minutes to the Oceanfront. This is the closest Sentara Hospital
to the beach!
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,
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Patient 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.
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
Sentara 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 ecfr.gov 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
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