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Dialysis Patient Care Technician

Company: Us Renal Care
Location: Quincy
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Mission Diversity Inspiration GrowthOUR MISSIONAt U.S. Renal Care, we're changing the lives of everyone living with kidney disease.OUR DIVERSITY IS OUR STRENGTHAt USRC, we are building a culture of diversity and inclusion where each employee has a voice, and every team member is valued for their individual talents. Our common purpose is the pursuit of excellence for our patients and our shared values lived out through compassion for one another.A PATH FOR SUCCESSWhen you join U.S. Renal Care, your journey begins with training programs to set each new employee on a course for success. Ongoing development ensures every team member remains fully supported and empowered to chart their career path towards growth and opportunity.INSPIRATION and GROWTHUSRC is also dedicated to open communication that fosters dialogue and understanding of our vision and goals. We recognize and reward innovation to inspire one another as we endeavor to lead our industry in the highest quality of care for our patients.Job DescriptionHow you will change livesAs a Patient Care Technician (PCT) at US Renal Care, you will be an integral part of a cross-functional team providing care and delegated activities of treatment to patients. The PCT will work under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Charge Nurse (CN) for patients with renal failure.What you'll be doingPatient care. You will work directly with patients to provide safe, comfortable, and high-quality dialysis treatment. Responsibilities include gathering patient stats before and after treatment, initiating treatment, monitoring patients during treatment, terminating treatment, and collecting patient blood samples per physician orders.Technician Duties. You will ensure quality comes first by preparing machines for hemodialysis treatments, cleaning and disinfecting machines after treatment, and conducting machine safety checks and logging results for quality control, ensuring all protocols and regulations are followed.Safety and Quality. You will use appropriate safety measures, including personal protective equipment. Working under the supervision of a Charge Nurse, you will adhere to all company policies, procedures, and state/federal laws and regulations. You will participate in all required staff meetings and continuing education offerings.What we're looking forHigh school graduate or equivalentDesire to work in healthcare and care for patients in needPrevious healthcare experience in dialysis, phlebotomy, or as a CNA is a plusOther requirementsSuccessful completion of USRC training program approved by the Medical Director, including demonstrated competency, within 8 weeks of hire.Successful completion of USRC training course in the theory and practice of hemodialysis within 8 weeks of hire.CPR certification required within 90 days of hire or as required by the state.Patient Care Technician certification must be obtained through a state certification program or national commercially available certification program within 18 months of hire date and maintained in good standing thereafter.Ability to distinguish all primary colorsMust be comfortable with mixing acids and bicarbonate according to protocol.Are you ready to make a difference?We're here to change the lives of people with kidney disease and shape the future of kidney care. We still have much work ahead. If you desire to make a positive impact in the life of others and pursue a fulfilling career in healthcare, we invite you to join our team at U.S. Renal Care!Are you with US? Apply today!PATIENT CARE TECHNICIANSTATE SPECIFIC BOARD OF NURSING REQUIREMENTSCaliforniaMust possess current Certified Hemodialysis Technician (CHT) certificate from California Department of Public Health (CDPH) at time of hire ORHired at USRC location recognized by state of California as an approved dialysis technician training program and obtain California state certification (CHT) within six (6) weeks of successful completion of training program.MarylandMust possess current Certified Nursing Assistants - Dialysis Technicians (CNA-DT) certificate from Maryland Board of Nursing ORHired at USRC location recognized by state of Maryland as an approved dialysis technician training program and obtain Maryland CNA-DT certificate within three (3) months from date of hire OROut-of-state applicant must have active BONENT certification and provide proof of initial application for CNA-DT certification.New MexicoMust have New Mexico dialysis technician certificate at time of hire ORHired at USRC location recognized by state of New Mexico as an approved dialysis technician training program and obtain New Mexico state certification within six (6) months of successful completion of training program ORNew Mexico certification of hemodialysis technician is required for out of state applicant with active state or national hemodialysis certification; must obtain New Mexico state certification prior to working as a Certified Hemodialysis Technician.After January 1 st , 2024, all initial applications for the certified hemodialysis technician will require a national hemodialysis technician certificate.The applicant must submit proof of a valid national hemodialysis technician certificate from a recognized organization.Hemodialysis technician students must have a current basic life support credential prior to and while the student has contact with patientsOHIOMust have Ohio dialysis technician intern certificate at time of hire ORHired at USRC location recognized by state of Ohio as an approved dialysis technician training program and submit application for Ohio dialysis technician intern certificate to board no later than four (4) weeks prior to completion of the approved training program.Must obtain Ohio Board of Nursing Certificate (OCDT) not less than twelve (12) months and not later than eighteen (18) months of enrolling in the USRC OCDT program.OREGONMust possess current Certified Hemodialysis Technician (CHDT) certificate from Oregon Public Health Division at time of hire ORMust obtain Oregon dialysis technician provisional certificate within three (3) weeks of successful completion of training program and obtain Certified Hemodialysis Technician (CHDT) certificate from Oregon Public Health Division within eighteen (18) months. An Oregon Provisional Certification is valid for six months and can be renewed for one additional six month period.by Jobble

Keywords: Us Renal Care, Quincy , Dialysis Patient Care Technician, Professions , Quincy, Massachusetts

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