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 15,404* employees.

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

Location Headcount
Berkeley 49
Davis (Campus & Medical Center) 2,951
Irvine (Campus & Medical Center) 1,904
Los Angeles (Campus & Medical Center) 4,502
Merced 8
Riverside 26
San Diego (Campus & Medical Center) 2,758
San Francisco (Campus & Medical Center) 2,982
Santa Barbara 35
Santa Cruz 21
Total 15,236

*FTP Data, Oct. 2017