Nursing Careers at Lifespan

Patient Care Technician - Emergency Department Job

Job Number: RIH18352

Job Title: ED Patient Care Tech II

Department: Emergency Unit - 1012700

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Reports to the Clinical Manager and works under the general direction and supervision of the professional staff. Coordinates, assists and provides support to the providers and registered nurses in delivering clerical and patient care activities.


High School Diploma or equivalency – able to read, write and speak English.

Basic Life Support Certification.

Educational Requirements: Must possess ONE or more of the following credentials:

A.)Graduate of a Medical Assistant training program (9 months or longer; curriculum must include sterile conscience/asepsis).

B.)Licensed Practical Nurse.

C.)Medical student (actively enrolled in an accredited school).

D.)Nursing student (actively enrolled in an accredited registered nursing program AND have successfully completed two Medical/Surgical clinical rotations.

E.)Current certification as an Emergency Medical Technician –Paramedic level (EMT-P).

Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care patients with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.


Successful mastery of the knowledge and skills outlined in the ED Patient Care Technician I job description.

One year experience preferred.

Demonstrated understanding of personal computers.