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)!

Apply here for the PCT Training Program


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. 

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

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.

Ready to Start Your Career as a Patient Care Tech (PCT)? 

Training Program Courses offered every other month

Apply here for the PCT Training Program


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