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Patient Care Technician - Intensive Care Unit

Company: Sentara Healthcare
Location: Suffolk
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Suffolk, VA


Work Shift
Second (Evenings) (United States of America)

Sentara Healthcare is currently hiring a Patient Care Technician to work at Sentara Obici Hospital, located in Suffolk, VA on our Intensive Care Unit.


Full-Time (36 hours), Evening shift (7PM-7AM)

Department/Position Overview:

Join our 18-bed Intensive Care Unit! Our fast-paced unit is looking for people that want to test their skills. Join our team to help our team deliver excellent patient care!

Facility Highlights: Click here to learn more about Sentara Obici Hospital!

As a Patient Care Technician with 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 Patient Care Technician (PCT) with Sentara Healthcare.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 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.
  • American Health Associate BLS Certification required within 90 days of hire.

    • One year of prior health care experience

      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, MA, Medical Assistant, EMT, EMS, Paramedic, Monster, Talroo-Allied Health

      Job Summary

      Nursing Care Partners 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.


      HS - High School Grad or Equivalent (Required)

      Basic Life Support (BLS) - Other/National, Certified Patient Care Technician/Assistant (CPCT/A) - Other/National


      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 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.

Keywords: Sentara Healthcare, Suffolk , Patient Care Technician - Intensive Care Unit, Professions , Suffolk, Virginia

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