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Dialysis Patient Care Technician- PCT

U.S. Renal Care
Easley, SC 29640
  • Job Code
    5000857825906
USRC's greatest strength in being a leader in the dialysis industry is our ability to recognize and celebrate the differences in our diverse workforce. We strongly believe in recruiting top talent and creating a diverse and inclusive work climate and culture at all levels of our organization.

SUMMARY

The Patient Care Technician, under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse, assists with providing care and delegated activities of treatment to patients with renal failure. This position performs duties as assigned by the Charge Nurse and Registered Nurse.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties and tasks may be assigned.

  • Obtain blood samples for laboratory analysis as required to complete physician orders.
  • Perform duties at all times under the supervision of a Charge Nurse and within limitations established by and in accordance with company policy and procedures, applicable state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Use appropriate safety measures including personal protective equipment as necessary.
  • Clean, disinfect, and rinse dialysis machines in accordance with policy and procedures.
  • Prepare machines for hemodialysis treatments.
  • Obtain pre and post treatment weights of patients per protocols.
  • Safely initiate and terminate dialysis treatments per center protocol, and within scope of practice and as allowed by state regulations.
  • Monitor patients during dialysis treatments.
  • Mix acids and bicarbonate according to protocol.
  • Complete water testing on dialysis machine at the beginning of each treatment day and as directed by the Administrator. Complete/document quality control logs throughout the day and after all treatments, as required.
  • Participate in staff meetings as required. Attend in-service and continuing education offerings in compliance with company policy and procedure.

PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN
STATE SPECIFIC BOARD OF NURSING REQUIREMENTS

California

  • Must possess current Certified Hemodialysis Technician (CHT) certificate from California Department of Public Health (CDPH) at time of hire OR
  • Hired 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.

Maryland
  • Must possess current Certified Nursing Assistants -- Dialysis Technicians (CNA-DT) certificate from Maryland Board of Nursing OR
  • Hired 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 OR
  • Out-of-state applicant must have active BONENT certification and provide proof of initial application for CNA-DT certification.

New Mexico
  • Must have New Mexico dialysis technician certificate at time of hire OR
  • Hired 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 OR
  • New 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.
  • National hemodialysis certification is not required in New Mexico.
  • Hemodialysis technician students must have a current basic life support credential prior to and while the student has contact with patients.

OHIO
  • Must have Ohio dialysis technician intern certificate at time of hire OR
  • Hired 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.

OREGON
  • Must possess current Certified Hemodialysis Technician (CHDT) certificate from Oregon Public Health Division at time of hire OR
  • Must 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.






Posted: 2022-06-17 Expires: 2022-07-16
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