Patient Care Technician

Patient Care Technician Program

Make a Positive Impact on the Health and Wellness of Others as a Patient Care Technician

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

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

Make a Positive Impact on the Health and Wellness of Others as a Patient Care Technician

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

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

Patient Care Technician Program
2017 – 2018 Start Dates

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Program At A Glance

Patient Care Technician Program

How Long is the Program?

11 Months

Where Do Grads Work?

Healthcare Career College grads have been hired by College Hospital, Kaiser Permanente, DPSS, VA Medical Center, and many more!

What Is The Median Pay Of Grads?

$16.02/Hour

Patient Care Technician Program

How Long is the Program?

11 Months

Where Do Grads Work?

Healthcare Career College grads have been hired by College Hospital, Kaiser Permanente, DPSS, VA Medical Center, and many more!

What Is The Median Pay Of Grads?

$16.02/Hour

Patient Care Technician Program Start Dates 2017 – 2018

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Healthcare Career College

Patent Care Technician Program

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.

Graduates of the HCC Patient Care Technician program have the practical skills employers are looking for, including hands-on experience in the following important areas:

  • Nurse Assisting
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Ethical and Legal Issues
  • Medical Terminology
  • Introduction to Pharmacology
  • Introduction to EKG
  • Introduction to Phlebotomy and Infection Control
  • Laboratory Procedures
  • Electronic Health Records

This program can be completed in 41 weeks.

Duration: 11 months
Median Pay: $16.02/hour
Job Growth: 24.3% (Much Faster than Average)

EDD/LMID Occupational Employment Statistics Survey 2017

Patient Care Technician Program

What 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

Certification

  • Patient Care Technician Diploma

Patient Care Technician Program

What 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

Certification

  • Patient Care Technician Diploma

I am proud to say that I completed my Medical Assistant course at Healthcare Career College. I am honored to say that all of my hard work paid off. I was hired at St. John’s Well Child & Family Center where I completed my externship.

– Reyna Lopez, Medical Assistant at St John’s Well Child & Family Center

Take Your First Step

Today is the first step in your journey to a rewarding career in healthcare.

I am proud to say that I completed my Medical Assistant course at Healthcare Career College. I am honored to say that all of my hard work paid off. I was hired at St. John’s Well Child & Family Center where I completed my externship.

– Reyna Lopez, Medical Assistant at St John’s Well Child & Family Center

Take Your First Step

Today is the first step in your journey to a rewarding career in healthcare.

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FEATURED PROGRAMS

If you are looking to get started with a rewarding career in healthcare, we have a program for you. Below you can learn more about some of our most popular programs. Don’t see the program you’re looking for? Click here to see all of the programs that we offer.

FEATURED PROGRAMS

Medical Assistant

Doctors depend on Medical Assistants to collect needed health information and assist with procedures such as blood draws, injections, EKG, and physical exams.

Ultrasound Tech

An ultrasound tech is trained to perform a diagnostic medical sonography and provide adequate images from which a clinical interpretation can be made for diagnostic purposes.

Medical Assistant

Doctors depend on Medical Assistants to collect needed health information and assist with procedures such as blood draws, injections, EKG, and physical exams.

Ultrasound Tech

An ultrasound tech is trained to perform a diagnostic medical sonography and provide adequate images from which a clinical interpretation can be made for diagnostic purposes.

Vocational Nursing

Vocational Nurses, sometimes called Practical Nurses, care for people who are sick, injured, disabled or otherwise in need of professional medical care

Medical Billing/Coding

Computerized Medical Billing and Coding professionals create and manage important medical documentation working in a variety of medical offices.

Vocational Nursing

Vocational Nurses, sometimes called Practical Nurses, care for people who are sick, injured, disabled or otherwise in need of professional medical care

Medical Billing/Coding

Computerized Medical Billing and Coding professionals create and manage important medical documentation working in a variety of medical offices.

Dental Assistant

Dental Assistants not only assist the dentist, but they are also trained to handle different dental instruments, important equipment, and procedures.

Healthcare Management

Healthcare Managers learn the budgeting and billing systems that are needed to keep a medical office, clinic, or hospital running efficiently.

Dental Assistant

Dental Assistants not only assist the dentist, but they are also trained to handle different dental instruments, important equipment, and procedures.

Healthcare Management

Healthcare Managers learn the budgeting and billing systems that are needed to keep a medical office, clinic, or hospital running efficiently.

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