Patient Care Technician Certificate Program
A patient care technician is an important member of a medical team, providing hands-on care to patients and covering an array of patient needs.
Careers as a Patient Care Technician
When you’re a Pima Medical Institute student, you get access to our Career Services team—here for you when you need extra help with finding the right job opportunities, building a resume, strengthening your interview skills or just looking for general guidance.
At Pima Medical Institute, most programs allow students to work in their field through clinical externships—a chance to be mentored by full-time professionals and interface with real patients.
In addition to real-world experience, clinical externships offer students resume-worthy opportunities, letters of recommendation from supervisors, and sometimes job placement directly after graduation.
Learn more about the courses in this program.
Career Prep Sequence
Emergency Room Sequence
Electrocardiography (ECG) Sequence
Success Is Within Reach
We are truly invested in making sure our students succeed.
“Shortly after completing my CNA, I began the PCT program. I became so passionate and didn’t want to miss a day. My externship was at a hospital emergency room and I really enjoyed it and the nurses trusted me. After graduating, I was hired at Banner Heart Hospital as a monitor technician and I fell in love with EKGs.”
Taylor Diaz, Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Technician Graduate
Pima Medical Blog
Wondering what kind of career you’ll have as a patient care technician (PCT)? PCTs have a lot of variety to pick from. They work at
Providing basic and direct care to patients daily takes a lot of dedication, patience and compassion. As a patient care technician, you will help patients
HOUSTON (Jan. 5, 2016) – Pima Medical Institute has added the patient care technician program to its Houston campus, providing students with another avenue into