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Patient Care Technician, Nights, Med Surg

Company: Sentara
Location: Hampton
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

City/State Hampton, VA Overview Work Shift Third (Nights) (United States of America) As a 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 patients. Click http://youtu.be/xTlClJwMSA4 to hear Jennifer tell us about a day in the life of a Patient Care Technician (PCT) with Sentara Healthcare. Benefits: Sentara offers an attractive array of full-time benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Sick, Tuition Reimbursement, a 401k/403B with matching funds, 401a, Performance Plus Bonus, Career Advancement Opportunities, Work Perks, and more. Our success is supported by a family-friendly culture that encourages community involvement and creates unlimited opportunities for development and growth. 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! Job Summary 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. Qualifications: HS - High School Grad or Equivalent (Required) Basic Life Support (BLS) - Certification - Other/National, Certified Patient Care Technician/Assistant (CPCT/A) - Certification - Other/National Skills 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 tobacco-free environment.

Keywords: Sentara, Hampton , Patient Care Technician, Nights, Med Surg, Professions , Hampton, Virginia

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