Job Description

At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Skills / Requirements

The Patient Care Technician (PCT I) is accountable for supporting nursing and medical staff in patient care. The PCT I coordinates activities in outpatient and procedural areas to facilitate smooth patient flow. The PCT I assists in patient data collection and performs select screenings relevant to area/assignment.


1. Education/Licensure/Specialized Training:

a. Education: High School diploma or the equivalent or technical skills/training appropriate to the specialty area.

b. Licensure/Certification: 
Nursing/Medical Assistant Certification required.
Basic Life Support from a hospital-based American Heart Association (AHA) approved program.
Other certificates as required by unit/service/clinic.

2. Work Experience:   Six (6) months - One (1) year related clinical experience preferred.

3. Skills/Knowledge:        
Mental Health First Aid within 90 days of hire.  
EKG,  and/or Phlebotomy competency validation required, as applicable to specialty area within 6 months of hire.  


1. Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)

2. Other Skills: 
        Medical Terms  PC  

3. Work Schedule:  
Weekends Holidays   FlexibleWork Schedule:  Weekends, Holidays, Flexible and Overtime

Equipment Operated:
Minor medical equipment and computer.

Application Instructions

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