Patient Care Assistant

The Certified Patient Care Technician/Assistant assists doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals in providing direct patient care in a variety of healthcare environments. As a CPCT/A, you may perform some or all of the following tasks:

– Provide basic patient care including bathing, feeding, toileting and ambulating patients
– Acquire and distribute patient care supplies
– Change bed linens and process dirty linens properly
– Perform safety checks to keep patient rooms clean and clutter – free
– Maintain clear paths in hallways clear and return equipment that is no longer in use
– Obtain EKG readings
– Perform phlebotomy procedures