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CNA-Dialysis Patient Care Technician
6 Applications Submitted for this Position

Job Description

Overview

Certified Nursing Assistants are encouraged to apply.  The CNA /Patient Care Technician is part of the team providing direct care to patients with End Stage Renal Disease.  The PCT 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 breaks 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.  

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Job Requirements

  • A High school diploma or GED is required.
  • PCT, CNA, EMT, Medical Assistant and CNT candidates preferred.

  • Previous dialysis experience preferred.

The PCT must be certified as a hemodialysis technician 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 [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] 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.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care, Nurse
Education High School
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 2019-9260
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CNA-Dialysis Patient Care Technician


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