Patient Care Technician Jobs Forum

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Mkay11 in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 3 months ago

Anyone take Patient Care Tech online at a school? - 25 Replies

like us career institute? I enroll next week. Give some pointers.

pamelahight in Conyers, Georgia

Updated 7 months ago

Patient Care Tech - 26 Replies

Have anyone taken the nha national healthcareer association pct exam. Taking exam soon

Kayla in Texas

Updated 7 months ago


Career Health studies is a terrible school. Who else went their and agree? They promise interns and yet they have not placed people 5 to 6 mos...

ancohenour in Three Springs, Pennsylvania

Dialysis Tech and hours

I have a question for fellow techs regarding hours. Our clinic I work for is a small 11 chairs and we run three shifts on mwf and normally only have...

Dylan Fitch in Michigan

Updated 9 months ago

patient care tech and dialysis - 520 Replies

i work at a hospital and I 've been trained as a clinical partner who does the same work as a patient Care Tech 9drawing blood and doing EKG's) is ...

Carroll peavy in Houston, Texas

Updated 22 months ago

Getting a patient care technician job. - 63 Replies

How did you get your start doing patient care technician work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a...

gloria in Marietta, Georgia

Updated 26 months ago

PCT Jobs in Atlanta - 2 Replies

For anyone interested in what I consider to be one of the Best places to practice your trade, I suggest you apply to Northside Hospital. I just...

Slim in Georgia

Updated 28 months ago

New Graduate HELP!!!! "EXPERIENCE REQUIRED" - 2 Replies

I posted this on another thread. I figured starting a new thread would benefit all of us in this position. I am a newly certified PCT. I took my...

Slim in Atlanta, Georgia

Patient care technician

Was finding a job after taking the pct course hard in Atlanta? Where is the pay usually starting for a new grad and do you enjoy the career field?

Lynda in San Francisco, California

Updated 34 months ago

dialysis tech - 33 Replies

im going to a school called north metro medical training in smyrna ga, it's only 8 weeks and it starts in jan of next year. i was wondering if...

Melbarra in Irving, Texas

Updated 38 months ago

Cna to PCT - 3 Replies

I was a Cna up graded to PCT/PCA and looking for a Job I think its a waste of money no one want to hire us because they are saying you dont have...

pfbberry in Dolton, Illinois

Updated 41 months ago

Prarie state college Dialysis Technician Course - 10 Replies

Has any one from this site taken this course? if so how is it is it worth taking,have any of you all received jobs shortly after finishing the...

jsjbcj@*****.*** in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 44 months ago

dialysis patient care technician without experience - 4 Replies

I finished class training, I am now looking to be hired and center training

Dash in Waterbury, Connecticut

ER Tech

Have an interview next Monday as an ER Tech. Well kind of it is a really awesome role and kind of and still holding my breath of getting it. It is...


Updated 58 months ago

What are typical patient care technician salaries? - 56 Replies

Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field? What skills should you learn to increase...


Updated 62 months ago

Cost for a Patient Care Tech. - 1 Reply

I was mentioning to a person who posted what a waste of money, and time it was, when no one will hire you upon completion of a CNA advanced, and PCT....

MsLove0916 in Orlando, Florida

Updated 64 months ago

Cost of Patient Care Tech Training - 27 Replies

Does anyone know how much it costs to take a patient care tech course at a vocational school? I just read one school charges nine grand but I've also...

HEIDI in Orange, New Jersey

Updated 67 months ago

PCT - 2 Replies


Betty in Durham, North Carolina

Updated 74 months ago

Is It Too Late For Me To Take PCT Course? Am I Too Old? - 39 Replies

I am a 51 yr old woman who went to school 1 1/2 yrs ago for CMA. I can't find a job. I want to go for PCT but, I am going to be 52 soon. Is it too...

cathy in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 75 months ago

dialysis technician interview - 2 Replies

What are some good questions to ask on an interview and what kind of questions will be asked?

unknown in Winsted, Connecticut

Updated 76 months ago

On average how many applications did you complete before getting an interview? - 1 Reply

Forget about actually landing A JOB. How many applications for hospitals did you complete before getting a call for an interview? I am recently...

Bluetea in Texas

Updated 80 months ago

Should I do my PCT training at Everest? - 17 Replies

Alot of people badmouth Everest, including me. I've been saying I would never pay 12-15k to enroll at a program with such a dubious reputation. I've...

Mervyn in Kissimmee, Florida

Updated 81 months ago

Training grants new york - 1 Reply

Are there any training for free or grants for patient care technician or job training. I only see medicial assistant training. Anyone have any...

icelily in Satellite Provider

patient care technician new york

Is it worth training to become patient care technician in new york city? Did you get a job?

Ranger in Des Plaines, Illinois

Updated 84 months ago

Went to Illinois and took Dialysis Tech class at Jethro Healthcare School - 9 Replies

it was worth it! I now have a better paying job. $15/hr in one of the dialysis centers here in California. I will be getting my CHHT...

mest1285 in Berlin, New Jersey

Patient care tech

Im an emt, I just got EMT training and started volunteering. Im looking for a job in the hospital to gain experience and work my way threw school. I...

Terry in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 85 months ago

I need to find an enexpensive school in atlana area to take patient care technician training. - 1 Reply

I am 20 and really need to find a school that offers patient care techniician training and one that would not cost me so much money. Please help me

Roz in Detroit, Michigan

Updated 86 months ago

Patient Care Technician - 6 Replies

Is there anyone who has taken the state Patient Care Technician exam in the state of Michigan? I'd really appreciate any advice.

stephanie in Pickens, South Carolina

Please Give Advice

I really want to work as a dialysis technician. What is the best way to get your foot in the door. I have my CNA I'm thinking about going to the...

Sheila in Powder Springs, Georgia

Updated 87 months ago

Looking for work as a PCT - 5 Replies

I'm fresh out of school in GA and I want to find a a facility where they will hire me with minimal to no experience.. I am a fast learner. im...

Betty Hughes in Durham, North Carolina

Dialysis Tech.

Do anybody know about any school in or near Durham N.C.for Dialysis Tech.? What shall i do? I've the p.c.t.

jspark in Lawrenceville, Georgia

Updated 91 months ago

patient care tech - 6 Replies

I have been out of work for 4 years and I want to update my skills. Is the this field a stepping stone to get into nursing? Or should I just go on to...

Ms.Phlebotomist in Sicklerville, New Jersey

Dialysis Technician

I am a MST (Multi-Skilled Technician). Does anyone know if I can take that and become a Dialysis Tech? MSTs can be Ekg techs, Phlebotomist, and...

greatiest30 in Portland, Oregon

Updated 92 months ago

Hospital-Based PCT Training in San Jose, CA area - 2 Replies

Can anyone tell me if you know of any places beside DaVita and Fresenius that offer on the job training (with no prior experience required)? ...

tish in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 94 months ago

New Age Training in New york city - 1 Reply

Im thinking of taking the pct course at new age training. Has anyone gone there? How is the job market for CNA and/Or PCT/PCA.

michele in West Palm Beach, Florida

PCA work schedule

Im am living in boynton beach fl. I was wondering if anybbody could tell me what a general work schedule would be if you got a job at any of the...

michele in West Palm Beach, Florida

Updated 94 months ago

How much does a Dialysis/Patient care technician make Hourly? - 1 Reply

Hi can someone please give me a good estimate specifically in illinois? i read all kinds of pay rates on the internet.So for you all that work in or...

Jessie in Phoenix, Arizona

Qualifications of a Patient Care Technician

Am I under qualified to work as a Patient Care Tech? If you've applied for a job as a PCT what qualifications do you possess? I'm looking for a PCT...

kc223221 in Rochester, New York

Patient Care Tech. Rochester NY

Does anyone know where you can go for Patient Care Technician Training in Rochester NY?

Karen in Mcdonough, Georgia

Updated 97 months ago

PCT/Patient Care Technician - 1 Reply

I would like to hear some reviews or opinions of schools in Atlanta, from people who have taken this course. Thanks.

icelily20 in Brooklyn, New York

Patient Care tech schools

Has anyone attending allen school for pct training? in brooklyn.

clarajohnson3122@*****.*** in Detroit, Michigan

Updated 100 months ago

How do I get a PCT job in Georgia? - 1 Reply

I just moved to Georgia from New Jersey and I completed a PCT course and I am having trouble finding a job. What other places can I apply for work? I...

Yordanos Mengesteab in Dallas, Texas

PCT salary

I just received a job as a pct, and all i have is my Emergency Medical Technician Basic certification. I paid nothing for my education and my...

Diva Girl in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 102 months ago

do not belief ! - 1 Reply

For my PCT program and certificate I paid cash about $3000. 8 month I cud not to get a job. And real salary is only state minimum. Cleaning service...

NewDT in Elgin, Illinois

How do I get hired through my externship???

Hi! I'm about to start a very coveted externship (unpaid of course) at one of the top 2 major dialysis companies as a dialysis technician. This is...

PCT2010 in Cicero, Illinois

Updated 103 months ago

dialysis tech training - 7 Replies

i have recently completed a 12-week dialysis course in chicago and am looking for a place to get the hands on training that i need.are there any...

aj in Burlington, North Carolina

jobs in Alaska

Does anyone know any travel companies that travel CNA,s to Alaska????

Hazelbeth in Detroit, Michigan

Updated 105 months ago

Any Good Schools for PCT! - 3 Replies

Do anybody know of any schools for the patient care technician program? I only know of Samland Institute but I also wanted to check out others just...

lisamaj29 in Saint Clair Shores, Michigan

Updated 105 months ago

Are you a Patient Care Technician? - 10 Replies

Do you care to share where you attended you patient care technician training? I'm looking for Patient Care Technician training in every state so any...

joshuajroberts in Ashtabula, Ohio

Updated 105 months ago

Wanna become a Patient Care Technician? - 1 Reply

Contact an admissions representative at Quality Careers Institute in Buffalo Grove, IL to explore your opportunities. We offer comprehensive...

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