Become a nationally certified Patient Care Technician (NCPCT). Patient care technicians are allied health professionals who provide direct patient care within their regulated scope of practice. They perform basic nursing assistant tasks (as delegated by the nursing or medical staff) which may include obtaining patient vital signs and other data, communicating with the healthcare team and patients, assisting with activities of daily living (ADLs), complying with confidentiality requirements, and performing ECGs and phlebotomy tasks as well as many other skills.
Prerequisites: Certified Nurse Aide, Medical Terminology, National Background Check; FBI Fingerprint check; Hepatitis B vaccination; MMR-2 (or titers); Varicella (or titer); flu vaccine. Drug Screen is time sensitive and will be explained during orientation.
Requirements: Must be a United States high school graduate or hold equivalent credentials (e.g., GED); Basic PCT and Advanced PCT required for completion of program and to sit for the national testing exam.
Note: Clinicals arranged per instructor.
*FLEXIBLE DAYS AND HOURS STARTING WEEKLY*