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POST DATE 8/14/2016
END DATE 12/14/2016

Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Monroeville, PA

Monroeville, PA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED



**To be considered for the position, please (1) upload your resume, (2) complete the application in its entirety, and (3) answer the screening questions.**

**Preference will be given to candidates who currently hold a Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician (CCHT) certification. Previous dialysis experience is preferred.**

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


The Patient Care Technician supports and works with Clinical Supervisor, Technical Supervisor, Assistant Clinical Supervisor, Charge Nurse and Registered Nurses in commitment to good nursing care of patients with End Stage Renal Disease.


**Essential Duties and Responsibilities:**

+ Maintains professional working relationship with patients and delivers pleasant, tactful and supportive attitude and impartial treatment for all patients, observing patient rights at all times.

+ Is meticulous in documenting patient information and data in record, in accordance with established policies and procedures.

+ Determines patient care priorities and organizes work load efficiently and effectively.

+ Can verbalize and understand terminology related to dialysis and the dialysis patient.

+ Delivers prescribed dialysis treatment according to physician orders and nursing assessment.

+ Obtains and records patient vital signs and machine readings according to facility policies.

+ Sets up and tears down the dialysis blood system.

+ Monitors and assesses patients during the course of treatment, documents changes in the patient condition and other pertinent data and informs charge nurse. Is able to recognize and communicate problems during treatment to charge nurse.

+ Inserts needles for access of dialysis treatment and documents.

+ Calculates patient s weight loss to reach dry weight.

+ Along with other team members, provides for meeting the emotional needs of the patient and significant others as they are confronted with the psychological impact of chronic hemodialysis. With the primary nurse, encourages development of realistic attitude and goals through the understanding of renal disease.

+ Relays equipment malfunctions to Technical Supervisor and records all equipment malfunctions.

+ Operates and maintains the water treatment system.

+ Handles Inventory.

+ Performs laboratory work



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

**Education and/or Experience:**

+ Desired minimum education is a high school diploma.

+ At least 6 months of Hemodialysis experience preferred.

+ Previuos Healthcare experience preferred.

+ Pay corresponding to work environment.


**Bloodborne Pathogens:**

Since this is a healthcare environment, there is the possibility of exposure to infectious / contagious diseases, needle sticks and blood and body fluids. Further information about this position s specific work environment and exposure category will be provided during orientation. This position is classified as Category I.

DCI offers a very competitive benefits package.

DCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA/Disabled/Protected Veteran

VEVRAA Federal Contractor

**Job ID** _2016-5466_

**\# Positions** _1_

**Location** _US_ _-_ _PA_ _-_ _Monroeville_

**Posted Date** _8/12/2016_

**Category** _Patient Care_

DCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA VEVRAA Federal Contractor