Patient Care Technician - PCT Liberty Dialysis
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Patient Care Technician - PCT
Why Work for Liberty Dialysis:
Have the opportunity to give each patient the quality time they deserve with higher than average care-giver to patient ratios.
Highly competitive compensation plans.
Highly competitive medical, dental, vision, paid-time off and 401k benefit plans.
Excellent work/life balance schedules.
Work environments that are modern, comfortable and have state-of-the-art technology.
Ongoing training and development opportunities available at every clinic.
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 / certification is preferred.
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.
Good data entry and communication skills.
St. Joseph, Michigan, United States
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