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Nursing Care Partner- Med Surg Unit 2W

Company: Sentara Healthcare Inc
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Sentara Healthcare is currently hiring for a Nursing Care Partner to work at Sentara Leigh Hospital on the Med Surg Unit.Hours/Shift:Full-time, rotating shift to include 12-hour day and night shifts (6am to 6pm and 6pm to 6am) with possibility to pick-up 6pm to 10pm shift.Department/Position Overview:In 2022 our amazing unit received the AMSN PRISM Award.PRISM stands forPremierRecognitionIn theSpecialty ofMed-surg. Through this distinguished honor, AMSN and MSNCB identify and celebrate medical-surgical units that achieve sustained excellence through exhibiting:

  • Effective leadership
  • Recruitment and retention of competent staff members
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Positive patient outcomes
  • Healthy work environment
  • Lifelong learning of unit staff membersOur unit's main focus is stroke patients and about half of our population is geriatric. Join us to see what it's like to work on a nationally recognized unit!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.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.
    • One year of prior health care experience preferred.
    • American Health Associate BLS Certification required within 90 days of hire.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, MA, Medical Assistant, EMT, EMS, Paramedic, Orthopedic, Ortho, Monster, Talroo-Allied HealthNursing 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.
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) - Other/National
      • Certified Patient Care Technician/Assistant (CPCT/A) - Other/National
        • High School Grad or Equivalent

Keywords: Sentara Healthcare Inc, Norfolk , Nursing Care Partner- Med Surg Unit 2W, Healthcare , Norfolk, Virginia

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