The average hourly pay for a Patient Care Technician at piedmont hospital is $13.55.
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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. This job may sometimes cause high-stress situations, as the health of pati…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Patient Care Technician
The top respondents for the job title Patient Care Technician are from the companies DaVita Inc., Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc. and Fresenius Medical Care North America. Reported salaries are highest at Fresinius where the average pay is $15.16. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include U.S. Renal Care, Inc. and Fresenius Medical Care North America, earning around $15.04 and $14.98, respectively. Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc. pays the lowest at around $14.27. DaVita Inc. and Texas Health Resources also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $14.44 and $14.49, respectively.
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Pay by Experience Level for Patient Care Technician
An early career Patient Care Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.83 based on 4 salaries. An experienced Patient Care Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.88 based on 4 salaries.
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