Job Description

Patient Care Technician


This position is a Temporary Summer Opportunity .

Attention aspiring nurses and healthcare professionals:

Would you like to put your studies to the test and gain valuable hands on experience over your school summer break? If yes, our Patient Care Technician opportunity is the perfect fit for you! As a Temp PCT you will partner closely with our nursing and health care team to accomplish positive patient outcomes. Provision of care focuses on psychosocial support and activities of daily living.

Job Duties:

  • Provides care supporting physical function for activities of daily living, such as toileting, bathing, feeding, and ambulation

  • Maintains basic technician skills, such as obtaining vital signs, performing dressing changes, wound care, catheterizations, EKGs as required in specific work area

  • Reports observations, including any change in patient status to Registered Nurse in a timely and accurate manner

  • Documents according to hospital and unit specific guidelines to accurately reflect care provided immediately after performing procedure or task

Other Job Requirements:

  • Hand/eye coordination

  • Fine motor skills

  • Proficient with computer and technology

  • Effective verbal communication and objective/accurate written documentation

  • Ability to lift/maneuver 30 lbs using appropriate body mechanics

  • Walking/standing for long periods of time

  • Critical thinking skills



  • High school diploma or equivalent.


  • Prior experience in direct patient care preferred. CENA training preferred. Prior experience could be obtained through clinical nursing rotation relevant to the specific work area.

Job: Service/Support

Primary Location: Michigan-Petoskey-McLaren Northern Michigan

Employee Status Regular

Shift Night Job

Job Type Standard

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 21000272

Company Info

Company Name
McLaren Health Care
Zip/Post Code