The average hourly pay for a Patient Care Technician at Fresenius Medical Care North America is $14.98.
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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. 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, earning around $15.04 and $14.54, respectively. HCA, Inc. pays the lowest at around $12.74. Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc. and DaVita Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $14.27 and $14.44, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Patient Care Technician
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Dialysis, Phlebotomy and Acute Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Long Term Care and Elder Care.
Pay by Experience Level for Patient Care Technician
An entry-level Patient Care Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.29 based on 17 salaries. An early career Patient Care Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.10 based on 27 salaries. A mid-career Patient Care Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.85 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Patient Care Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.20 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
Years of Experience
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