Patient Care Technician

Patient Care Technician Resume Keywords and Skills (Hard Skills)

Here are the keywords and skills that appear most frequently on recent Patient Care Technician job postings. In other words, these are the most sought after skills by recruiters and hiring managers. Go to Sample Templates ↓ below to see how to include them on your resume.

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  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Patient Safety
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Vital Signs
  • Nursing
  • Patient Care
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  • Healthcare
  • Hospitals
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • Phlebotomy
  • Electrocardiography (EKG)
  • Medical Terminology
  • Quality Patient Care
  • Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
  • Patient Education
  • U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Epic Systems
  • Inpatient Care

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Resume Skills: Medical

  • Phlebotomy
  • Electrocardiography (EKG)
  • Catheter Care
  • Wound Dressing
  • Patient Assessment
  • Infection Control
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG) proficiency
  • Vital Sign Monitoring
  • Catheter care
  • Wound care
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Resume Skills: Technical

  • Microsoft Office
  • Electronic Health Records (EHR systems)
  • Medisoft
  • Patient Scheduling Software
  • CPR/AED Certified
  • Electronic Health Records
  • MS Office Suite
  • Health Management Systems
  • EMR Systems (Cerner, Epic)
  • Medical Terminology
  • Phlebotomy
  • EKG
  • BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support)
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Resume Skills: Languages

Resume Skills: Clinical

  • Patient Assessment
  • Medical Asepsis
  • Wound Care
  • Administering Medication
  • Pain Management
  • Venipuncture
  • EKG
  • Phlebotomy
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • First Aid
  • Patient Lifting
  • Patient Care
  • Wound Management
  • Assisted Living Programs
  • Medication Administration
  • Physiotherapy Assistance
  • Geriatric Rehabilitation
  • Patient vital monitoring
  • Wound dressing
  • Blood drawing
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Infection control
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Resume Skills: Monitoring & Equipment

Resume Skills: Administration & Documentation

Resume Skills: Patient Care & Support

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Patient Education
  • Assisting with Personal Hygiene&Grooming
  • Dementia Understanding
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Resume Skills: Medical Software

  • Electronic Health Records (EHR)
  • Cerna Home Health Software
  • eClinicalWorks
  • Epic Systems
  • Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
  • Medical Terminology
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Patient Scheduling
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Resume Skills: Patient Care

Resume Skills: Specialty Areas

Resume Skills: Softwares

Resume Skills: Others

Resume Skills: Technologies

Resume Skills: Healthcare Standards

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Sample Patient Care Technician Resume Examples: How To Include These Skills

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Your Name
Patient Care Technician
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded January 2023 - Present
Clinical Care Tech
Executed regular EKG tests on patients, improving diagnostic speed by 20% and leading to swifter and more efficient patient care.
Implemented patient education initiatives, resulting in a 30% increase in patient understanding of health conditions.
Collaborated cross-functionally to implement Epic Systems for seamless medical data management resulting in 15% improvement in data retrieval times.
Kaiser Permanente January 2021 - December 2022
Certified Nursing Assistant
Applied Phlebotomy skills to draw blood samples for over 50 patients weekly, ensuring accurate and timely diagnostics.
Achieved a 100% HIPAA compliance rate by introducing innovative data security measures.
Elevated patient care by monitoring, recording and promptly reporting changes in vital signs.
Expedited patients' recovery by 30% utilizing effective Basic Life Support (BLS) and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
Golden Living Centers June 2018 - December 2020
Direct Care Staff
Championed direct patient care and assisted 10+ patients daily with core activities.
Cultivated a safe and healthy atmosphere leveraging patient safety standards, reducing injuries by 25%.
Enhanced patient communication by 35% through quality patient care and advocacy.
Resume Worded Academic Center February 2021
Certified Patient Care Technician (CPCT)
Successfully passed state competency exams for Nursing Assistants and Patient Care Technicians
Resume Worded University June 2018
Bachelor's of Science in Nursing
Completed with a concentration in Geriatric Care
Professional Affiliation: Member of the National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA)
Clinical Skills: Patient Assessment, Medical Asepsis, Wound Care, Administering Medication, Pain Management, Venipuncture, EKG, Phlebotomy
Monitoring & Equipment: Vital Signs Monitoring, Glucometer Use, Oxygen Therapy, Use of Medical Software, Automated External Defibrillator, Intravenous Therapy
Administration & Documentation: Medical Charting, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Patients Confidentiality, Caregiver Coaching, Emergency Procedures
Patient Care & Support: Basic Life Support (BLS), Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Patient Education, Assisting with Personal Hygiene&Grooming, Dementia Understanding
Certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification (American Heart Association, 2021),Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification (American Red Cross, 2021)
Professional Affiliations: Member of American Association of Clinical Care Nursing Assistants(AACCN), Member of National Patient Safety Foundation(NPSF)
Volunteering: Volunteer at Local Hospice, providing care and support to terminally ill patients (2018 - Present)
Personal Development: Participated in various workshops and training programs related to Geriatric Care and Dementia
Your Name
Certified Nursing Assistant
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE March 2022 - Present
Registered Nurse
Led a team of five nursing assistants in providing direct patient care, minimizing wait times by 40%.
Improved EMR system usage by 50% by delivering comprehensive training to new hires.
Mitigated risk of mishandling patient information by ensuring adherence to US Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), achieving 95% accuracy rate.
Resume Worded January 2019 - February 2022
Certified Nursing Assistant
Contributed to 20% reduction in patient anxiety by developing effective patient education programs.
Conducted cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training for 30+ new staff, strengthening team emergency response.
Reduced patient wait times by 15% through streamlined data management using Epic Systems.
Sunrise Senior Living June 2016 - December 2018
Home Health Aide
Sustained 100% patient satisfaction by delivering quality inpatient care.
Reduced medical errors by 30% by delivering proficient application of medical terminology.
Revamped the process of recording and reporting vital signs, enhancing patient monitoring efficiency by 20%.
Resume Worded Institute February 2022
Registered Nurse (RN) License
Successfully passed the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN)
Resume Worded University May 2019
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Specialist coursework in Geriatric Nursing and Home Health Care
Dean's List 2018 (Top 10%)
Clinical Skills: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), First Aid, Patient Assessment, Wound Care, Patient Lifting
Medical Software: Electronic Health Records (EHR), Cerna Home Health Software, eClinicalWorks, Epic Systems
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational)
Certifications: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Basic Life Support (BLS)
Volunteering: American Red Cross (Health and Safety Instructor, 2017 - 2019)
Awards: Recipient of ‘Nurse of the Year’ Award at Sunrise Senior Living, 2018
Your Name
Direct Care Staff
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Kaiser Permanente April 2023 - Present
Senior Care Assistant
Optimized patient care, resulting in a 20% improvement in patient satisfaction scores.
Conducted 50+ patient advocacy meetings bi-annually, significantly improving patient confidence.
Implemented regular BLS and CPR drills in compliance with patient safety standards, reducing emergency response times by 25%.
Resume Worded January 2020 - March 2023
Direct Care Staff
Utilized medical terminology to bridge communication gap between patients and medical staff, resulting in a 30% decrease in miscommunication errors.
Instrumental in digitizing patient records, improving data retrieval by 40% and complying with HIPAA.
Efficiently monitored patient vital signs, contributing to better patient monitoring and reporting. June 2017 - December 2019
Home Health Aide
Enhanced patient comfort, resulting in 35% increased positive feedback.
Leveraged EKG testing to expedite diagnostic procedure times by 20%.
Provided competent healthcare, resulting in a 30% decrease in patient hospitalization.
Resume Worded Academic Center April 2023
Certification in Senior Care Management
Part-time certification alongside duties as Senior Care Assistant at Kaiser Permanente
Resume Worded University May 2017
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Concentration in Gerontology
Awards: Dean's List (Top 10%), Resume Worded Grant for Excellence in Practical Training
Clinical Skills: Patient Care, Wound Management, Assisted Living Programs, Medication Administration, Physiotherapy Assistance, Geriatric Rehabilitation
Technical Skills: Electronic Health Records (Expert), MS Office Suite (Advanced), Health Management Systems (Intermediate)
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational), ASL (American Sign Language – Basic)
Certifications: First Aid and CPR Certified (2022), Certified Physical Therapy Aide (2019)
Leadership & Volunteering: Kaiser Permanente Employee Representative (2024 - Present), Volunteer at Local Hospice Center providing companionship to senior patients (2018 - 2020)
Awards: Employee of the Month at Resume Worded (Feb 2021) for exceptional dedication and care, Special Recognition Award at (Dec 2019) for extraordinary patient support
Your Name
Nurse Technician
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded January 2022 - Present
Nurse Technician
Enhanced patient safety by leveraging innovative, non-invasive monitoring techniques that resulted in a 20% increase in early detection of potential health issues.
Elevated quality of patient care by thoroughly understanding and accurately implementing medical terminologies while assisting physicians, leading to 15% higher patient satisfaction scores.
Ensured compliance to U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) guidelines by developing robust data privacy standards, reducing privacy breaches by 30%.
Promoted patient advocacy by effectively communicating and explaining complex health-care procedures, achieving 95% patient understanding.
Used Epic Systems to streamline electronic medical records, resulting in 20% less medical data errors and 15% faster access to crucial patient data.
Community Regional Medical Center June 2019 - December 2021
Patient Care Technician
Reduced routine check-up waiting time by efficiently monitoring and recording vital signs, improving patient flow by 25%.
Credited with accurate inpatient care documentation which led to a 10% improvement in patient healthcare plans.
Leveraged CPR skills to take immediate action during emergencies, resulting in the saving of 10 lives during the tenure. March 2016 - May 2019
Certified Nursing Assistant
Demonstrated excellent skills in Basic Life Support (BLS) to effectively assist in emergency situations.
Recorded patient information into hospital's electronic medical records system, contributing to efficient record maintenance.
Established strong rapport with patients by offering compassionate care and fostering open communication channels.
Resume Worded University June 2015
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Completed courses in Medical Surgical Nursing, Pediatric Nursing, Obstetric and Gynecologic Nursing
Clinicals performed at various hospitals providing general medical, surgical, intensive care, maternity, pediatric and psychiatric services
Resume Worded Institute March 2016
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Acquired essential practical experience in patient handling, vital signs monitoring, and basic medical procedures
Clinical Skills: Vital Sign Monitoring, Patient Assessment, Wound Care, Medication Administration, Patient Hygiene and Comfort
Technical Skills: Electronic Health Records (EHR), Medical Terminology, Patient Scheduling, HIPAA Compliance, Medical Equipment Operation
Certifications: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Basic Life Support (BLS), CPR Certified, First Aid Certified
Certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Association, CPR Certification - American Red Cross
Continuing Education: Infection Control and Standard Precautions - Credential ID ICSP - 1234
Volunteering: Volunteer – Community Health Care Drive, Provided basic health screenings and health education to underserved community members (Summer 2018, 2019)
Professional Affiliations: Member - American Association of Nurse Assistants since 2016
Your Name
Patient Care Assistant
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE March 2022 - Present
Patient Care Assistant
Curated a 100% accurate patient record maintenance system that improved the documentation of patient care and medical terminologies.
Utilized understanding of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) to save 12 lives in critical situations.
Incorporated robust strategies to uphold patient safety by preventing potential health risks, achieving a 30% reduction in patient complaints.
Employed Epic Systems to digitize and update Electronic Medical Records (EMR), reducing retrieval time by 18%.
Enhanced the customer experience by implementing a patient advocacy program improving patient satisfaction by 20%.
Massage Envy August 2018 - February 2022
Nurse Aide
Contributed to a 12% reduction in procedure waiting times by implementing efficient vital sign monitoring processes.
Managed sensitive patient data adhering to the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) guidelines.
Enhanced BLS knowledge to assist registered nurses in the emergency department, participating in over 50 critical care situations.
Resume Worded April 2015 - July 2018
Certified Nursing Assistant
Exhibited proficiency in EKG usage and interpretation to provide critical care in time for cardiac patients.
Provided direct patient care to over 50 patients daily, ensuring their comfort and safety throughout their hospital stay.
Played a pivotal role in patient education, teaching over 200 patients about various healthcare processes and procedures.
Resume Worded University April 2015
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Completed a focus in Gerontology
Graduated Cum Laude and Earned Dean's List Recognition for Three Semesters
Resume Worded Institute March 2015
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Training Program
Gained practical skills in caretaking and medical documentation
This was a Part-Time Certification program
Medical Software: Electronic Medical Records (EMR), Practice Fusion, eClinicalWorks, NextGen, Meditech
Medical Procedures: Catheter Care, Wound Care, Patient Mobility Assistance, Vital Signs Measurement, Sample Collection, Infection Control
Medical Equipment: Defibrillators, Stethoscope, Oxygen Administration Equipment, Feeding Pumps, Patient Lifts, Glucometers
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Fluent), Sign Language (Intermediate)
Certifications: Basic Life Support Certification (BLS), CPR Certified, Certified Patient Care Technician (CPCT)
Volunteering: Volunteer Nurse Aide at Neighborly Senior Center (2014 - 2015)
Awards: Employee of the Month, Massage Envy (December 2021), Resume Worded's 'Top Performer Award' (2018)
Your Name
Patient Care Technician
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded February 2022 - Present
Patient Care Technician
Benchmarked best-practices in healthcare to execute top-notch quality patient care, achieving 99% positive feedback.
Implemented effective nursing strategies to provide direct patient care for about 150 patients weekly.
Streamlined EMR system using Epic Systems which led to an improvement in data management by 23%.
Pioneered comprehensive patient safety policies that led to the reduction of patient complaints by 20%.
Leveraged knowledge of medical terminologies to ensure accurate interpretation of physician's instructions, resulting in fewer medication errors.
Kaiser Permanente June 2018 - January 2022
Medical Assistant
Played an instrumental role in managing patient records, leading to a 10% improvement in documentation accuracy.
Delivered comprehensive training in CPR to co-workers, leading to better patient outcomes in emergency situations.
Provided empathetic patient advocacy that increased overall patient satisfaction by 12%. January 2015 - May 2018
Certified Nursing Assistant
Adhered to HIPAA guidelines while handling sensitive patient information, reducing data breaches by 16%.
Contributed to patient care techniques, making a significant impact on both inpatient care and overall efficiency.
Successfully managed to take accurate readings of vital signs for over 60 patients daily, which vastly improved patient monitoring.
Resume Worded Institute January 2022
Certified Patient Care Technician (CPCT)
Successfully passed with a high percentage, gaining needed knowledge for patient care.
Resume Worded University May 2018
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
Specialized in Gerontological Nursing
Awarded Nursing Student of the Year (2018)
Patient Care: Vital signs, Infection Control, Patient Transportation, Patient Bathing, Rehabilitation Assistance, Care plan administration
Medical Software: Electronic Medical Records (EMR), Medical Terminology, Microsoft Office Suite, Patient Scheduling
Certifications: BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification - 2022, ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support) Certification - 2022
Volunteering: Community Health Volunteer at Local Non-Profit, Volunteering at Senior Citizen Home - Created activities for elderly
Awards: Employee of the Month at Kaiser Permanente - June 2020, Coached's Stellar Performance Award - 2017
Your Name
Patient Care Specialist
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded January 2020 - Present
Senior Patient Care Specialist
Elevated patient care by instituting a new protocol for handling Electronic Medical Record (EMR), leading to a reduction of transcription errors by 18%.
Promoted patient safety by implementing U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliant processes, reducing privacy breaches by 25%.
Directed a team of clinical professionals, devising a streamlined workflow that improved healthcare management and increased overall efficiency by 20%.
Clarified medical terminology and potential treatment plans to patients, resulting in improved Patient Advocacy scores by 15%.
Educated hospital staff on importance of Vital Signs, contributing to an increase in accurate readings by 40%.
Cardinal Health August 2017 - December 2019
Patient Care Specialist
Elevated hospitals' efficiency by devising and implementing a more effective patient flow process, reducing waiting time by 30%.
Spearheaded a patient education initiative that improved patient knowledge and satisfaction by 18%.
Generated a 15% increase in patient care quality scores through strategic process revisions and staff training. June 2015 - July 2017
Patient Care Associate
Implemented use of Basic Life Support (BLS) and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) techniques across patient care, directly contributing to 20% fewer critical incidents.
Championed patient safety by optimizing hygiene standards, registering 85% decrease in infection rates.
Boosted record accuracy via meticulous data entry, contributing to 95% up-to-date patient data.
Resume Worded University December 2019
Master of Science in Nursing - Patient Care Specialization
Focused on advanced nursing principles for optimal patient care
Resume Worded Academic Center May 2015
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Thesis: Innovations in Patient Care Protocols
Member of the University Honors Program
Clinical Skills: Patient Assessment, Patient Education, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillator (AED), Basic Life Support (BLS), Intravenous (IV) Therapies
Technical Skills: Electronic Health Record (EHR) Software, Microsoft Office Suite, Medical Terminology, HIPAA Compliance, ICD-10 Coding
Specialized Skills: Wound Care, Phlebotomy, Infection Control, Pain Management, Catheter Care, Health & Safety Inspections
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Fluent)
Certifications: Certified Pediatric Nurse (CPN), Patient Care Technician (PCT) Certification
Leadership & Volunteering: American Nurses Association (Member), Volunteered at Community Outreach Health Camp
Continuing Education: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) course, Infection Control and Barrier Precautions course
Awards & Recognition: Nurse of The Year (2020 - Resume Worded), Cardinal Health Excellence in Patient Care Awardee (2019)
Your Name
Patient Care Coordinator
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded April 2018 - Present
Patient Care Coordinator
Revitalized a patient scheduling process that increased the number of daily served patients by 10%.
Facilitated compliance with U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), resulting in zero privacy breach incidents.
Strengthened interdisciplinary collaboration, leading to a 15% enhancement in healthcare service delivery.
Minimized patient discharge times by 20% through the implementation of an efficient discharge plan.
Promoted the usage of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) among staff boosting record accuracy by 25%.
Mount Sinai Health System January 2015 - March 2018
Clinical Coordinator
Streamlined coordination among healthcare teams, facilitating a more seamless patient experience.
Managed delivery of quality patient care, increasing patient satisfaction scores by 15%.
Leveraged medical terminology mastery to improve communication among healthcare staff, promoting a more effective healthcare delivery. June 2012 - December 2014
Nursing Assistant
Implemented strategies for efficient data entry, reducing medical data errors by 10%.
Used Vital Signs knowledge to improve patient assessments, boosting diagnostic accuracy.
Ensured patient safety by adhering to established hospital protocols and procedures.
Resume Worded University June 2014
Master of Science in Nursing
Awards: Clinical Excellence Award
Resume Worded Academic Center January 2012
Certificate in Patient Care Coordination
Certification received after intensive training program focused on coordinating patient services in medical settings.
Medical Procedures: Basic Patient Care, Wound Dressing, IV Insertion, Phlebotomy
Medical Software: Electronic Medical Records (EMR), MS Office Suite, Prescription Assistance Software, Medical Billing Software
Communication: Medical Terminology, Patient Education, Interdepartmental Communication, Medical Documentation
Compliance & Regulations: HIPAA, Infection Control, Patient Safety Guidelines, CPR Certified
Certifications: Certified Care Coordinator (CCC) – The Commission for Case Manager Certification (2018), Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification – American Heart Association (2012), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification
Leadership & Volunteering: Volunteer Nurse - Planned Parenthood (2019 - Present), American Red Cross (2018 – 2020)
Awards: Mount Sinai Health System Employee of the Month (2015), Certificate of Appreciation - (2013)
Your Name
Clinical Care Coordinator
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded March 2019 - Present
Clinical Care Coordinator
Led a team of healthcare professionals, improved healthcare management and increased overall efficiency by 17%.
Devised a patient education strategy that enhanced patients' understanding of their health condition by 20%.
Implemented a new system for handling Electronic Medical Record (EMR), reducing transcription errors by 30%.
Facilitated compliance with U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), maintaining 100% privacy.
Streamlined data entry process, optimizing record keeping efficiency by 25%.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center July 2016 - February 2019
Patient Advocate
Advocated for the rights and wishes of patients, which significantly increased patient satisfaction score by 20%.
Provided nursing care in accordance with established protocols, contributing to a 15% decrease in patient recovery time.
Addressed patient inquiries and concerns, enhancing overall patient safety and well-being. May 2013 - June 2016
Clinical Research Assistant
Conducted clinical research that improved patient care practices, resulting in a 10% increase in patient satisfaction.
Maintained accurate patient records through meticulous data entry, boosting record reliability.
Took and recorded vital signs of patients, enhancing the capacity to detect at-risk conditions.
Resume Worded Academic Center June 2019
Certified Care Coordination Professional - CCMP
Awarded after completion of rigorous Patient Experience Improvement Program
Resume Worded University May 2013
Bachelor of Science - Nursing
Major in Oncology Nursing and Elective coursework in Medical Research
Awards: Academic Excellence Award for outstanding GPA
Clinical Skills: Patient Assessment, Wound Care, Medication Administration, Care Planning
Technical/Clerical Skills: Electronic Health Records (Epic, Cerner), MS Office, Statistical Analysis software (SPSS, SAS)
Counseling and Advocacy skills: Discharge Planning, Health Education, Medical Advocacy, Case Management
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Fluent), French (Basic)
Certifications: Registered Nurse (RN) - State Board of Nursing, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) - American Heart Association
Awards & Honors: Employee of the Month, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; July 2018
Volunteering: Medical Mission Volunteer - Healing Hands; Provide free basic healthcare in underprivileged areas; 2014 - 2016

How do I add skills to a Patient Care Technician resume?

Review the job posting closely.

Go through the Patient Care Technician posting you're applying to, and identify hard skills the company is looking for. For example, skills like Patient Care, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Vital Signs are possible skills. These are skills you should try to include on your resume.

Add industry skills like Basic Life Support (BLS) and Direct Patient Care.

Add other common skills from your industry - such as Nursing, Patient Safety and Healthcare - into your resume if they're relevant.

Add skills into your work experience.

Incorporate skills - like U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Hospitals and Patient Education - into your work experience too. This shows hiring managers that you have practical experience with these tools, techniques and skills.

Use the exact job title.

Try to add the exact job title, Patient Care Technician, somewhere into your resume to get past resume screeners. See the infographic for how to do this.

Word Cloud for Patient Care Technician Skills & Keywords

The following word cloud highlights the most popular keywords that appear on Patient Care Technician job descriptions. The bigger the word, the more frequently it shows up on employer's job postings. If you have experience with these keywords, include them on your resume.

Top Patient Care Technician Skills and Keywords to Include On Your Resume

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On top Patient Care Technician resumes, skills like Basic Life Support (BLS), Patient Safety, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Direct Patient Care, Vital Signs, Nursing, Patient Care and Healthcare appear most often.

Depending on the exact role you're applying to, skills like Phlebotomy, U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Epic Systems, Patient Education and Hospitals can also be effective keywords to include on your resume.

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