The Patient Care Technician serves as a supportive member of the patient care team who assists in routine and non-complex aspects of patient care and other duties to support the operations of the unit. The PCT assists RN'S, LPN's and physicians in the patient care process. The PCT II has completed the independent phase or the career ladder process. The PCTII has completed the Advance phase of the career ladder process.
Education / Experience: High School graduate or equivalent required. Graduate from a certified Nursing Assistant Program or a Health Occupations Program (HOSA) or completion of first clinical rotation as a Nurse Student (i.e. completion of 'Nursing Fundamentals' course which includes assistance with Activities of Daily Living, vitals signs etc.) or one (1) year of experience in a patient care role in an acute care, nursing home or home care setting preferred.
License / Certification: CPR certification.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: