Avg. Salary
$10.53
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Patient Care Assistant (PCA) is $10.53 per hour.

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Job Description for Patient Care Assistant (PCA)

Patient care aides work with patients under the direct supervision of health care professionals, such as doctors or nurses. They help patients with tasks such as bathing, dressing, and eating. They also assist with taking patients' temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration. Additionally, they assist with preparing and administering medications, collecting specimens for lab tests, monitoring patients, and recording treatment.

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Patient Care Assistant (PCA) Tasks
  • Provide basic patient care under the direction of a nursing staff.
  • Assist patients with daily activities including feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, mobility, changing linens, and taking medication.

Patient Care Assistant (PCA) Job Listings

Key Stats for Patient Care Assistant (PCA)

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
100%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 14%