Hackensack Meridian Health

Patient Care Technician (PCT) - (Full Time, Part Time and Per Diem Available )

Job Locations US-NJ-Hackensack
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(10/17/2022 12:33 PM)
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Patient Care Support


How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.



  • High School Diploma or Equivalent is required
  • Completion of Nursing Assistant Program or
  • Current Certified Nursing Assistant certification or
  • Current Nursing Student, having completed fundamentals in nursing clinical rotation or Equivalent bedside nursing experience, such as home health aides, military hospital corpsman or medic or Emergency Medical Technician
  • Experienced or certified in phlebotomy and checking EKG, vital signs and blood sugar preferred
  • BLS certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) is required
  • At least one (1) year PCT or CNA experience in a hospital setting strongly preferred


If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!




A day in the life of a Patient Care Technician at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:


  • Providing patient care, based on physical, psychosocial, education, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the guests/patients served in assigned service
  • Providing for effective and safe guest/patient outcomes through practice, judgment and critical actions
  • Ongoing communication with patients, nursing colleagues and other members of the health care team regarding patient's status and rendered care
  • Taking self-directed or self-motivated initiative to do more than is expected or required in the job, acting before being required to by events, improving job performance, and/or creating new opportunities
  • Participating in interdisciplinary collaboration of our patient's plan of care from admission to discharge to ensure safe transitioning and continuum of care
  • Participating in Unit/Department Performance Improvement [PI] activities


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