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Patient Care Technician Dialysis

Dialyze Direct Libertyville, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

**Only applicants with previous renal experience will be considered**

The Patient Care Technician performs patient care duties while under the supervision of a registered nurse. This may include provision of patient assistance and transfer to treatment chair, etc. They may also provide inventory and other administrative duties.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

1) Clinical

  • Set up dialysis machines;
  • Initiate and terminate dialysis machines according to policies and procedures;
  • Measure and record patient treatment record;
  • Reinforce training and education provided by other team members; and
  • Follow approved quality control procedures when assisting with Hemodialysis procedures under supervision of registered nurse.

2) Communication

  • Delivers patient care in compassionate and non-discriminatory manner;
  • Ensures informed consent appropriately signed before procedures are conducted; and
  • Provides assistance as requested or needed by other team members.

3) Education

  • Completes required regulatory trainings in timely manner; and
  • Participates in four to eight hours of annual educational activities related to job function.

4) Performs similar or related duties as requested or directed.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education

  • High School diploma or GED required.

Experience

  • At least 12 months of hemodialysis experience.

Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Basic PC skills;
  • Familiarity with EMR; and
  • Good observation and documentation skills.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Current BLS required; and
  • Current BONENT or NNCC Certification;
  • Current driver's license.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Able to sit and work at computer for extended periods of time;
  • Walk, sit, lift no more than 50 pounds;
  • Must be able to identify and differentiate colors; and
  • Must be willing to travel to network facilities and sites as needed.

Dialyze Direct

Dialyze Direct delivers dialysis care directly to patients' homes enabling them to dialyze on their own terms via a private residence, nursing home, rehabilitation center, or residential living facility. We believe in a healthcare model that empowers patients to take control of their lives.

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Libertyville, IL
USA

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