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paid time off, tuition reimbursement, 401(k), 403(b)
United States, North Carolina, Elizabeth City
January 17, 2024


Elizabeth City, NC


Work Shift

First (Days) (United States of America)

Sentara Albemarle Medical Center is hiring a Patient Care Tech (PCT) for the Intermediate Care/Step Down Unit.

Hours/Shift: 36-hours per week, day shift

Click on this link to see why you should consider joining the SAMC team:

This is a 30-bed unit with diagnoses to include, but are not limited to medical, surgical, cardiovascular, pulmonary, neurological or traumatic injuries, requiring cardiac monitoring. The most frequent diagnoses are cardiovascular (i.e. syncope, angina, chest pain, and congestive heart failure).

This is an exciting time to join our team as we look to the future of our new facility with anticipated completion in 2025! The replacement hospital will be built ona 135-acre site near Halstead Boulevard Extended and Thunder Road in Elizabeth City and willfeature a modern, high-efficiency, patient-centric layout including a new medical office building.

Enjoy work/life balance in this beautiful location.Elizabeth City, known as"The Harbor of Hospitality!" is a wonderful community that has been named one of the "100 Best Small Towns in America" and is ranked by Money Magazine as "one of best places to live on the East Coast." Situated in the northeastern corner of North Carolina on the Pasquotank River and Intracoastal Waterway, the City lies just west of the Outer Banks of North Carolina and just south of Hampton Roads, Virginia. It is rich in history yet progressive and growing

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 patients. Click to hear Jennifer tell us about a day in the life of a Nursing Care Partner (NCP) 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!

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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.


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)


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.