The Patient Care Technical Unit (EX), also referred to as PCT, is a systemwide bargaining unit of employees engaged primarily in the rendering of patient support services at UC's Medical Centers and in fewer numbers on UC's campuses. The unit is represented by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). Currently, the unit includes approximately *21,059 employees.

An approximate breakdown of the number of EX represented Patient Care Technical employees at each location is as follows:

Location Headcount
Berkeley 61
Davis (Campus & Medical Center) 3,893
Irvine (Campus & Medical Center) 2,789
Los Angeles (Campus & Medical Center) 5,787
Merced 7
Riverside 73
San Diego (Campus & Medical Center) 4,626
San Francisco (Campus & Medical Center) 3,765
Santa Barbara 30
Santa Cruz 27
Total 21,059

*GOA Data, October 2023