Job Description


Northern Colorado Long Term Acute Hospital (NCLTAH) is currently seeking experienced PRN (as needed) Patient Care Technicians. Make a direct difference today by joining our team of dedicated professionals working together to attain a common goal – giving the gift of time through great patient care. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, 401(K), Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and ETO (Earned Time Off). Salary will commensurate with experience.


Ernest Health owns and operates community-based acute rehabilitation and long-term acute care facilities in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Indiana, Montana, New Mexico, South Carolina, Texas, Utah and Wyoming. We are dedicated to providing high quality, cost-effective physical medicine and rehabilitation services to promote the recovery of individuals who have functional deficits resulting from injury or illness as well as those with chronic or complex medical conditions. We promote a healing and nurturing environment at each of our facilities, responding to the medical, physical, psychological and social needs of our patients.


At Northern Colorado Long Term Acute Hospital, we believe your recovery means more than just physical. At our state-of-the-art facility, we offer advanced long-term acute care, including high observation/critical care, for patients who require time to heal from catastrophic injury or illness. We focus on each patient’s unique needs to achieve maximum levels of recovery. At Northern Colorado Long Term Acute Hospital, we are proud to be one of the newest members of the Northern Colorado health care continuum.

Skills / Requirements


Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or LPN/LVN, performs delegated tasks and procedures of patient care, involving the physical, psychological, social, emotional, safety and security needs of the patient.  The patient care technician actively participates in departmental activities and processes.

Minimum Work Experience

One (1) year recent experience in a hospital setting preferred.

Required Licenses/Certifications

Current CPR/BLS certification is required.

Certification as a Nursing Assistant is required.

Required Skills/Knowledge/Ability

  • Ability to read, write and comprehend English at a level necessary to follow written and oral instructions and safety precautions.
  • Proficient use of appropriate forms in documenting care.
  • Demonstrates awareness of Infection Control as outlined in Policies and Procedures.
  • Demonstrates clinical proficiency utilizing policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Demonstrates appropriate use of supplies and equipment.