We Improve Health Every Day
Sentara Healthcare celebrates more than 130 years in pursuit of its mission – “we improve health every day.” Named to IBM Watson Health’s 2018 “Top 15 Health Systems,” Sentara is an integrated, not-for-profit system of 12 hospitals in Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina, including a Level I trauma center, the Sentara Heart Hospital and the Sentara Healthcare Cardiovascular Research Institute, the Sentara Brock Cancer Center and the accredited Sentara Cancer Network, two orthopedic hospitals, and the Sentara Neurosciences Institute.
The Sentara family also includes four medical groups, Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance and ground medical transport, home care and hospice, ambulatory outpatient campuses, advanced imaging and diagnostic centers, a clinically integrated network, the Sentara College of Health Sciences and the Optima Health Plan and Virginia Premier Health Plan serving 858,000 members in Virginia, North Carolina and Ohio.
With nearly 30,000 employees and ranked one of Forbes “America’s Best Employers” in 2018, Sentara is strategically focused on clinical quality and safety, innovation and creating an extraordinary health care experience for our patients and members.
We improve health every day.
- Patient Safety
To be the healthcare choice of the communities we serve
At Sentara, we are committed to:
- ALWAYS keep you safe
- ALWAYS treat you with dignity, respect, and compassion
- ALWAYS listen and respond to you
- ALWAYS keep you informed and involved
- ALWAYS work together as a team to provide you quality healthcare
For more than a decade, Modern Healthcare magazine has ranked Sentara as one of the nation’s top integrated healthcare systems. Our not-for-profit system proudly includes 12 hospitals in Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina, including a Level I trauma center, the Sentara Heart Hospital and the Sentara Healthcare Cardiovascular Research Institute, the Sentara Brock Cancer Center and the accredited Sentara Cancer Network, two orthopedic hospitals, and the Sentara Neurosciences Institute.
Among our many strengths, we are a national leader in heart and kidney care, stroke care, and infection prevention. We were also the first in the nation to pioneer and develop the eICU, a remote monitoring system for intensive care. Our dedication to improving and increasing medical options for our patients is reinforced by our ongoing participation in national and international research. These vital medical trials help us advance toward our mission of improving health every day.
Meeting the Needs of our Diverse Community
Sentara serves many large communities rich in culture and diversity. One of our goals is to ensure that all patients are cared for in a way that is appropriate to their language and cultural needs.
We Listen to You
We work together as a team with you, the patient, to ensure your beliefs regarding health and illness are being met. When providing care to our patients, we take into account the patient’s:
- Race, ethnicity
- Gender, age
- Sexual orientation, family structure
- Physical and mental disabilities
- Socioeconomic status
We aim to deliver culturally appropriate care and create a welcoming environment for all our patients, regardless of their differences, disabilities or knowledge of the English language.
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. Our success is supported by a family-friendly culture that encourages community involvement and creates unlimited opportunities for development and growth.
At Sentara Healthcare, we view each day as another opportunity to be better. To provide patient care that is unmatched, every time. And to give you every occasion to further your career and feel excited to be here every day. Join a national healthcare leader dedicated to growth, innovation and patient safety at more than 300 sites of care in Virginia and northeastern North Carolina, including 12 acute care hospitals. If you’re ready to make a greater impact, you can do it here.