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Patient Care Technician (PCT)

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Backus Hospital


Norwich, CT

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Job Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 36
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Various shifts and hours; full time, part time and per diem. Departments include Oncology, Orthopedic, Cardiology, PCU and Med Surg

Come join Hartford HealthCare and work where every moment matters!

Backus Hospital is actively hiring Patient Care Technicians for our Float, Cardiology, Oncology, Orthopedic, Progressive Care Unit and Med Surg units across multiple hours and shifts.

At Backus Hospital, we don’t just take great care of our patients; we take great care of our Patient Care Technicians too. At Hartford HealthCare, we offer:

  • Higher Education partnerships with Quinnipiac, Post University, Salve Regina, Elms College, Sacred Heart University, and University of Hartford offering discounts to employees
  • partnership in addition to several product, entertainment, and wellness discounts
  • Free parking
  • Generous PTO and benefit package

Take part in this exciting opportunity to join a comprehensive health system that will allow you to gain valuable experience as a Patient Care Technician. Under the direction of a Registered Nurse, our Patient Care Technicians provide top-quality care through a variety of multi-skilled services including patient care, clinical and administrative support.



·       No experience required, training provided on-site.

·       Successful completion of PCT specific HHC orientation.

·       Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date.


·       High school diploma or GED.

·       Some relevant experience in an acute care hospital environment.

·       Current certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA)

·       Certification as a CNA, CPCT/A, EMT or CMA to be eligible for advancement in the PCT clinical ladder

For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our communities.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge - helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.


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