Become a Patient Care Tech (PCT) Hero

Become a Patient Care Tech (PCT)

Interested in a rewarding career in healthcare? Consider a career as a Patient Care Tech (PCT)!

What is a Patient Care Tech (PCT)?

A patient care tech is someone who works in collaboration with a Registered Nurse to provide quality, hands-on patient care based on individualized needs of the patients and their families. PCTs provide for the patient’s hygiene, comfort and safety.

Some of the duties they perform include:

  • Assisting patients with activities of daily living
  • Taking and recording vital signs
  • Assisting patients with nutritional needs

How to Become a PCT at Saint Peter’s Healthcare System

Saint Peter’s Healthcare System offers an 80-hour training program for individuals interested in becoming a PCT but do not have the required certifications or experience. Saint Peter’s will pay you to complete the training program.

About the PCT Training Program

Saint Peter’s free 80-hour Patient Care Tech Program consists of both in-classroom and hands-on training. Training programs are limited to 10 participants to ensure each participant receives ongoing feedback and gains the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their role.

The training program can be completed on a full-time or part-time basis to fit your schedule.

Want to learn more? Fill out this form and a representative will reach out to you.

Why Become a PCT at Saint Peter’s Healthcare System

  • Flexible schedules to fit your lifestyle
  • Ongoing education
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Benefits

How to Advance Your Career as a PCT

While some PCTs may stay in the role for years, other may be interested in using this position as a stepping-stone to another role in healthcare. At Saint Peter’s, employees can take advantage of our tuition reimbursement to advance their career. While gaining experience as a PCT, you can go on to become a registered nurse (RN), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Medical Lab Technician or Medical Assistant.

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