Patient Care Technician - PCT Liberty Dialysis
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Patient Care Technician - PCT
This is a Part Time position that will require travel between 3 clinics: Blackfoot, Idaho Falls, and Pocatello.
Role and Responsibilities:
Attaches dialyzer and tubing to machine to assemble for use.
Mixes dialysate, according to formula.
Primes dialyzer with saline or heparinized solution to prepare machine for use.
Transports patient to dialysis room and positions patient on lounge chair at hemodialysis machine.
Takes and records patient''s predialysis weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse rate, and respiration rate.
Explains dialysis procedure and operation of hemodialysis machine to patient before treatment to allay anxieties.
Inspects and cleans area of access (fistula, graft, or catheter).
Connects hemodialysis machine to access in patient's forearm or catheter site to start blood circulating through dialyzer.
Inspects equipment settings, including pressures, conductivity (proportion of chemicals to water), and temperature to ensure conformance to safety standards.
Starts patient treatment according to physician order.
Inspects venous and arterial pressures as registered on equipment to ensure pressures are within established limits.
Calculates fluid removal or replacement to be achieved during dialysis procedure.
Monitors patient for adverse reaction and hemodialysis machine for malfunction.
Takes and records patient's postdialysis weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse rate, and respiration rate.
Fabricates parts, such as cannulas, tubing,catheters, connectors, and fittings.
All other duties as assigned.
Experience as a hemodialysis technician preferred. Will train the right candidate.
A "can do" attitude and a belief in the power of teamwork.
A pride in your work and a true love of patients / patient care.
Flexibility and an ability to work in a growing / changing environment.
Blackfoot, Idaho, United States
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