If helping other comes second-nature to you, pursuing a career as Patient Care Assistant would be a right choice for you. You should also have good communication skills, human relation skills, and a caring attitude towards the people and an ability to do multiple tasks.
Working in this profession entails providing care to people who are bedridden, disabled, injured or sick, physically or mentally disabled, elderly, and fragile. Patient Care Assistants, also known as Patient Care Aides or Patient Care Technician usually work in the home and assist the patient with daily activities such as grooming, feeding, bathing, and other number of tasks. They often serve as a source of companion and reliability for patients because they have more contact with them.
Patient Care Assistant certification program at CEDP Skill Institute offers training in basic medical care and can qualify students to work alongside nurses in healthcare facilities or in home care settings. This course familiarizes students with the basics of caring for patients and providing safety, comfort and how to help patients with activities of daily living.
8th & Above
18 - 35 Years
As a patient companion, you will help patients with daily routines, hygiene & medical needs. Our highly experienced faculty will train you on how to assist patients with basic tasks and activities, such as bathing, dressing, eating, escorting patients to the desired place and fulfilling their other basic needs.
Patient Care Technician often has to deal with various types of patients. Calming the patients and help them overcome the immediate medical crisis is something the professional has to learn. Maintaining a professional attitude and a calm demeanor are part of the job and patient care training helps you pick up such skills.
As a Patient Care Assistant looking after the needs of patients who are sick, bedridden or mentally or physically ill, it is important for you to learn the skills and techniques required to handle the patients in a proper way. The certification course will get you up to speed on these techniques and equip you with right skills essential for improved patient care.
As the population ages, Patient Care Assistant will be needed to assist and care for elderly patients. Moreover, rise in healthcare facilities has sparked the demand for these professionals. Thus, job opportunities for this revered profession are also projected to grow in the coming years.
As a Patient Care Assistant, the flexibility of job you get is quite high. You may work full time or part-time and also on weekends and holidays. You may choose to work in various types of setups including assisted living facilities, hospitals, etc.
Apart from a handsome salary, you get a great deal of happiness and satisfaction about making a difference to a patient's life. You are just like a blessing for patients who are disabled, bedridden and sick and assisting them with daily activities.
As a Patient Care Assistant, you will work at home care environment. Working hours may be varied including day and night shifts and also work on weekends and holidays.
To become a certified patient care assistant, you have to complete a training program, and obtain a certificate by passing an exam.
Minimum qualification required for Patient Care Assistant course is 8th.
Yes! At CEDP, we offer 100% job guarantee.
PCA is a 3-month course.
Average Patient Care Assistant salary is Rs. 19000 per month.
Yes. It is an excellent career choice for aspirants as demand for skilled and trained PCA is growing worldwide.