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Get the Skills to Become a Patient Care Technician

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Train to become a Patient Care Technician to work alongside nurses and provide basic care to patients

11-Month* Patient Care Technician Program in South Los Angeles, CA

A multi-skilled Patient Care Technician with education and laboratory procedures and clinical skills training as a Medical Assistant, Nurse Assistant, and Home Health Aide all in one are more equipped to get hired and work in a variety of out-patient or in-patient healthcare settings.

​This course prepares students for the Vocational Nurse and Ultrasound Technician programs. For working Medical AssistantsPhlebotomy Technician is a good option.

Next Start Date: Nov 17thPatient Care Technician Healthcare Career College - Paramount 8527 Alondra Blvd, Suite #128 Paramount CA USA 90723 Learn what it takes to work closely with patients in a health care industry as a Patient Care Technician in as little as 11 months*. You will tend to ill and injured individuals under the supervision of doctors, nurses, and medical professionals. Career College

Healthcare Career College, located in Paramount, CA, serves patient care tech students in Long Beach, Compton, Lakewood, Downey, Bellflower, Norwalk, Cerritos, the greater Los Angeles area and north Orange County.

The best way to see if Healthcare Career College is the right fit for you is to attend a virtual information session. You can book a virtual virtual information session to get a true feel for what it’s like to be a part of the Healthcare Career College community. Schedule a virtual information session now or Get more info.

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Become a Skilled Patient Care Technician

The Patient Care Technician Certificate Program from Healthcare Career College is designed to give you the hands-on training, practical experience and industry know-how it takes to successfully pursue a rewarding Patient Care career.

During this program, you will learn:

  • Taking patient Vital Signs and Medical Histories
  • Drawing Blood
  • Preparing Exam Room for the Doctor
  • Electocardiography (EKG)
  • Electronic Health Records and Office Skills
  • Patient Medical Records and Insurance Billing
  • Nurse Assisting and Home Care

Job Outlook:

  • Opportunities in both customer service (front office) and clinical (back office) positions
  • Hospital jobs available
  • Small and large organizations hiring
  • Employment growth of 23.2% from 2012 to 2022
  • Career growth potential
  • Certification is accepted nationally

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Career Opportunities

Graduates can choose to work in doctors’ offices, medical clinics or laboratories, hospitals, nursing homes and in-home care.

Our graduates have been hired by:

  • College Hospital
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • DPSS
  • VA Medical Center
  • And more!

Median Pay: $16.02/hour

Is a Rewarding Career in Patient Care Technology Right for You? Get More Info…

If you’re interested in learning more about careers in Patient Care Technology and exploring whether Healthcare Career College is right for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.

For immediate questions, call (562) 804-1239

*Program length when completed in normal time.