Avg. Salary
$13.11
Avg. Hourly Rate
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Job Description for Patient Care Technician

Patient care technicians assist physicians, nurses, and other medical staff in caring for patients. This job is usually performed in a hospital environment under the supervision of other medical staff, in which a technician will monitor patients, create daily reports of their status, conduct tests, and obtain specimens for testing. If changes in a patient’s status are noted, they must be reported to a nurse or physician.

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Patient Care Technician Tasks
  • Provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff.
  • Support the administrative and clinical operations of the practice.
  • Prepare, update and disseminates unit reports, physician orders and patient records.
  • Provide basic therapeutic services under direction of nursing staff.

Patient Care Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Patient Care Technician

1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%

Skills That Affect Patient Care Technician Salaries

National Average
$27,000

Telemetry
▼6%

Phlebotomy
▼6%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 33%