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Patient Care Technician TRAINEE, Class 5/26 - 7/4, M-F Days Full Time, PCT Positions 7p-7a w/ Wkd and Holiday Rotation

Job Description

Job ID: 1199935
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

Boone Hospital Center is a 394-bed full service hospital located in Columbia, MO. It is a regional referral center located in the center of the state. The hospital provides progressive healthcare programs, services, and technology to people in 26 mid-Missouri counties. Although the hospital is full service, areas in which Boone Hospital Center excels are cardiology, neurology, oncology, surgical, obstetrical services, and numerous other specialties. The hospital maintains a 24-hour emergency center with hospital-based ambulance service and a helipad for incoming emergency air transportation.  Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Boone Hospital Center has been certified as a "Magnet Hospital" by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Patient Care Support Services provides 24/7 coverage for patient care. The department encompasses several services including centralized patient transport, the staffing office and centralized staffing, coordination of the use of external agency, an internal agency and miscellaneous supportive functions required by patient care providers.


Role Purpose

Complete 175 hours of training to meet the requirements set forth by the State of Missouri Department of health and Senior Services, which states: Hospitals may only employ unlicensed assistive personnel (UAP) in accordance with this rule. Upon successful completion of the program Trainee will move into a Patient Care Technician role.


  • Attend every scheduled session to complete 75 hours of classroom training.
  • Complete 100 hours of clinical practicum under the direction of the class trainer / department preceptor,
  • Demonstrate competence in all areas of basic patient care skills.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • High School Diploma or GED


  • No Experience

    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer