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Patient Care Technician

274 South Orange Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103

973-824-6484

Aziza Johnson, Student Recruiter/Admissions Representative
ajohnson@newcommunity.org

Length of Program: 790 hours (five to six months)

Patient care technicians are responsible for administering direct patient care and performing any other duties deemed necessary to provide optimal patient care and physician service under the direction and supervision of a supervising nurse. Students will attain certification as home health aides, phlebotomy technicians and EKG technicians.

The instructor is familiar with industry trends, possesses the required educational attainments and is very knowledgeable about the medical field.

Program Requirements:

  • All students must be at least 18 years of age on or before the first day of class
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Provide proof of citizenship

Program Includes:

  • Classroom lecture
  • Practical hands-on assignments
  • Work-based learning initiatives
  • Internships and externships
  • Employability skills training
  • Job placement assistance
  • Financial coaching

Key Program Outcomes:

  • Career pathways in an in-demand occupation
  • Provides industry recognized credentials
  • Connection to a host of employers

Certifications/Credentials:

  • National Healthcareer Association (NHA)
  • American Medical Certification Association (AMCA)
  • American Red Cross Basic Life Support/CPR Certification

New Community Career and Technical Institute’s mission is to improve the quality of life of all students through education and occupational training in a community that fosters life-long learning.