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 18,627* employees.

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

Location Headcount
Berkeley 55
Davis (Campus & Medical Center) 3,412
Irvine (Campus & Medical Center) 2,399
Los Angeles (Campus & Medical Center) 5,232
Merced 8
Riverside 58
San Diego (Campus & Medical Center) 3,970
San Francisco (Campus & Medical Center) 3,434
Santa Barbara 36
Santa Cruz 21
Total 18,627

*FTP Data, April 2021