As a patient care tech, you will learn how to perform all of the following tasks:
Provide basic patient care — bathing, feeding, catheter care, etc.
Acquire, distribute and administer patient care supplies
Perform safety checks and ensure cleanliness in patient rooms
Accommodate any additional patient needs
Obtain EKG readings and monitor vital signs
Perform phlebotomy procedures
Provide emotional support to patients and families, particularly coping with grief and death