The Patient Care Technician is a valuable member of the Allied Health Care Team. Because of the increasing shortage of trained health care professionals, hospitals are often using the Patient Care Technicians to handle patient care that was previous handled by other medical professionals.
Under supervision, Dialysis Technicians operate machines and perform dialysis on patients with acute or chronic kidney failure. Dialysis removes waste products and fluids from a patient's blood and vascular system in patients whose kidneys are not adequately removing those toxinns.
A Phlebotomy Technician, also called a Phlebotomist, Phlebotomy Tech, Blood Drawer, Patient Care Technician, or Patient Care Aide, is an integral member of the health care team. The primary function of the Phlebotomy Technician is to collect blood samples from patients by venipuncture or microtechniques.
Personal Fitness Trainer
Everyone has become increasingly aware of the relationship between physical fitness and one's long term health. This is obvious by the amount of new gyms and fitness centers which have opened in recent years. Almost every new high rise building and hotel now has a private gym.
Certified Nurse Aide
A Certified Nursing Assistant, also called a CNA, works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, LPN, Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, Medical Doctor, Resident, or other supervisory staff as designated by the health care facility, or supervisor.