Patient Care Technician Training Program

Patient Care Technician Training Program

Interested in the program? You have two options for how to learn more and sign up!

Option 1: Attend a live information session on Zoom

Option 2: Watch the info video below, then sign up for an interview

Sign up for an interview!

Kickstart your career in healthcare as a Patient Care Technician! This 7-week program focuses on acute care skills, direct patient care, phlebotomy basic and EKG basics, with a guaranteed, full-time job as a PCA at Massachusetts General Hospital upon completion.

Program Overview: 

  • 7-week in-person training
  • Includes 21 hours of acute care clinical experience
  • Guarantees a full-time job with benefits at Massachusetts General Hospital 
  • Starting pay of $17.83/hour, plus shift differentials
  • Credentials included with this program: Home Health Aide (HHA), CPR, Basic Life Support (BLS), and First Aid​
  • These training programs are offered at no cost to those who are selected to participate

Am I eligible for this program?

  • Must have a HS Diploma, GED, or foreign equivalency
  • Must be willing to do a full-time training and work a full-time job
  • Must be willing to work at least 2 different shifts with rotating weekends
  • Must have COVID vaccine (including COVID booster) & flu vaccine
  • No physical lifting restrictions
  • Must be able to train at various sites around Boston that are MBTA accessible
  • CORI and drug tests required
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