Tag "PCA"

Happy New Year! And speaking of new, we have a new PCA helping our team in the MRI Division. Her name is Theresa Cornist. Theresa is energetic, very friendly and a good-natured person. We are happy to have her on › Continue Reading

Throughout Cincinnati Children’s this week we are celebrating and appreciating our hardworking Patient Care Assistants (PCAs) for all the long hours and the relentless effort they commit every single day to make our hospital the best it can be. The PCAs are like › Continue Reading

Each year in October, the Department of Radiology transforms into place that children will enjoy visiting during Halloween! Instead of being greeted by a nurse, technologist, PCA or child life specialist, our visitors are delighted to be greeted by Cotton Candy, Olaf, › Continue Reading

Thomas (Tommy) Clements is a Patient Care Assistant at Cincinnati Children’s in Anesthesia Imaging. As a parent, he can relate to the patients and families who come to our hospital. He tries his best to be a friendly face during a hectic time for patients and their families.

What is a PCA?

At Cincinnati Children’s, our Patient Care Assistants, also known as PCAs, work in conjunction with our CT and MRI personnel. They help provide basic, direct care to patients. Our PCAs are an integral part of our Radiology team.

In CT, you and your child will check in at a kiosk and then register at the front desk. Once your child’s name is called, you will be escorted to a room by a CT technologist, who will verify your doctor’s order and the reason › Continue Reading