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Dialysis Patient Care Technician-CCHT

at DIALYSIS CLINIC INC.

Posted: 5/22/2019
Job Reference #: 9149
Keywords: healthcare, patient

Job Description

  • Job LocationUS-FL-Jacksonville
    Posted Date2 months ago(4/17/2019 4:38 PM)
    ID
    2019-9149
    # of Openings
    1
    Address
    5258-10 Norwood Ave
    Category
    Patient Care
  • Overview

    The Patient Care Technician (PCT/CCHT) is part of the team providing direct care to patients with End Stage Renal Disease. The PCT / CCHT supports clinical staff, start to finish, throughout the dialysis treatment process, and delivers prescribed dialysis treatment according to physician orders and nursing assessment.

    This position is full-time, 4 days/week.

    Responsibilities

    • Obtains and records patient vital signs and machine readings according to facility policies.
    • Sets up and tears down the dialysis blood system for the treatment process.
    • Inserts and removes access needles in patients for dialysis treatment.
    • Monitors and assesses patients during the course of treatment, documents changes in the patient condition, and informs charge nurse of problems during treatment.
    • Calculates patient’s weight loss to reach dry weight.
    • Maintains and tracks inventory.
    • Performs laboratory work.
    • Determines patient care priorities and organizes work load efficiently and effectively.
    • Maintains professional working relationship, observing patient privacy and rights.

    Qualifications

    Education and Experience:

    • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
    • Previous healthcare experience preferred.

    • CNA, EMT, Medical Asst., CNT, with Phlebotomy skills are desired.

    • Dialysis experience preferred.

    Certification:

    The PCT must be certified as a hemodialysis technician (CCHT) by a nationally accepted certification exam within 18 months of date of hire (DCI prefers within 12 months of hire and will help you obtain this certification).

    DCI is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. If you are having difficulty using the online application system or would like to request other accommodations or application methods, please contact Doug Patterson at Accommodations@dciinc.org or 615-327-3061. Once a request has been made, DCI will initiate a discussion with you about your needs and whether an accommodation can be provided. DCI is committed to providing such accommodations where possible.

    For more information about equal opportunity please see:

    https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf;

    https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf;

    https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf; and

    https://www.nlrb.gov/sites/default/files/attachments/basic-page/node-3788/employeerightsposter-8-5x11.pdf.