Patient Care
General Description
Patient Care Technicians care for injured, physically and mentally ill, disabled or infirm patients in hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living, physiciansí offices or long-term care facilities. They perform routine tasks under the supervision of doctors, nurses and other medical professionals in monitoring the patientís condition and providing basic patient care.
Length of Program:
6 months
As a Medical Assistant you will:
Clinical TasksAdministrative Tasks
- Responding to patient calls and requests for assistance- Assisting doctors and nurses during examinations and treatments
- Observing, recording and reporting a patientsí physical, mental, and emotional condition- Setting up and operating therapeutic equipment and supplies
- Serving meals and feeding patients if they are unable to feed themselves- Bathing, dressing, grooming and assisting with personal hygiene
Schedule of Classes:
*** New sessions starting every month ***
Employment Opportunities:
Job opportunities are good. The role of the patient care technician continues to evolve and expand. The position also is a good pathway to nursing.
Where I can work:
Patient Care technicians work in hospitals and some outpatient settings.
How much I will make:
Patient Care Technicians in the Washington DC Metro area make between $14 and $23 per hour based on years of experience and responsibility.


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