Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Patient Care Technician is $14.46
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Patient Care Technicians?
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 $13.13 based on 6 salaries. An early career Patient Care Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.20 based on 19 salaries. …Read more
What Do Patient Care Technicians Do?
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 …Read more
- 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.