Patient Care Technician
Patient care technicians or nursing assistants may care for patients in hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies and private homes. They have a broad range of duties including feeding, bathing, and walking patients, making beds, assisting patients in their daily living activities, drawing blood, and performing 12- lead electrocardiograms. The Patient Care Technician (PCT) program completion requires 600 hours or six months of training.
PCT’s / nursing assistants may care for patients in a hospital, nursing home, home health agency, or private home.
- Patient Care Technician
The job placement rate for graduates actively seeking employment is about 96%. Employment of nursing assistants is projected to grow 10% from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations.
The average annual wage for Patient Care Technicians is $26,000, and $12.00 hourly.
Location and Hours:
- (Certificate – 600 Hours)