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Dialysis Patient Care Technician-PCT

Job Description

Overview

The Patient Care Technician (PCT) 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

The following is a summary of what makes our team successful.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 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.  


Job Requirements

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 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

Location US-PA-Pittsburgh
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Dialysis Clinic, Inc., (DCI)

The primary responsibility of DCI is to perceive, initiate and provide comprehensive patient care. We serve society by providing care for patients with end-stage renal disease. Our goal is complete patient rehabilitation. We recognize the patient as an individual resulting from his/her genetics, life experience, habits, beliefs, emotions; and as a member of his/her family, and the community. The patient deserves the highest standard of care possible regardless of race, status or creed. Learn More

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Dialysis Clinic, Inc., (DCI)
Company:
US-PA-Pittsburgh
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Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
Store Type:

Job Description

Overview

The Patient Care Technician (PCT) 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

The following is a summary of what makes our team successful.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 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.  


Job Requirements

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 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.

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