CRANFORD – The Center for Economic and Workforce Development is offering a Patient Care Technician course this semester for those interested in starting a new career in the growing health care field. Employment opportunities exist in physicians’ offices, clinics, nursing homes, medical centers, and hospitals.
The Patient Care Technician plays a key role in any health care facility. Patient Care Technicians are
authorized to administer basic medical care to patients. Multiskilled Patient Care Technicians will provide quality care to patients by assisting with ADLs (activities of daily living), taking vital signs, assisting with medical examinations and treatment. Educational requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent, a strong mathematical/English background and a clean criminal background check.
Students who complete the program and pass their certification exams will receive certificates as a National Certified EKG Technician (CET), National Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPCT), and as a National Certified Patient Care Technician (CPCT) by the National Healthcareer Association. This class will be both In-Person & Virtual (hybrid) Monday – Thursday from 8:30 am – 2:00 pm.
For more information or to enroll, please register to attend an information session at https://tinyurl.com/UCC2022 or call 908-965-2992.