Nursing Careers at Lifespan

Patient Care Technician Job

Job Number: RIH16949

Job Title: 36hrs/Nights - Patient Care Tech I-Adult ED

Department: Emergency Unit - 1012700

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

1.High school graduate or its equivalent.
2.Entry level credentialing of secretarial and nursing assistant skills.
3.Current Rhode Island registration as a Certified Nursing Assistant.
4.Certified in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS).
5.Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the lifespan, with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.


1.Effective interpersonal communications skills.
2.Able to multi-task in order to perform a variety of complex duties.
3.Basic computer skills required.
4.Basic knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
5.Read, write legibly and speak English.
6.Basic knowledge of the hospital’s patient care delivery orientation program.

Reports to the Clinical Manager and under the general direction and supervision of the professional staff, assists in providing care to Emergency Department patients and their families from arrival to departure. Performs a variety of clerical and patient care assistive duties as a member of the Health Care Team.