Hemodialysis Technician II (PCT) - Hilo Liberty Dialysis
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HEMODIALYSIS TECHNICIAN II (HTII)
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)
Connects hemodialysis machine to access in patient?s forearm 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 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 post-dialysis weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse rate, and respiration rate.
Fabricates parts, such as cannulas, tubing, catheters, connectors, and fittings.
All other duties as assigned.
High school graduate, GED or equivalent.
Nephrology Training Program (NTP) certificate, CPR certification
Healthcare experience preferred.
Previous dialysis experience preferred
Excellent communication skills.
Hilo, Hawaii, United States
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