Patient Care Technician
The patient care technician works
under the direct supervision of the licensed professional nurse to carry out
technical and patient care treatment activities. This individual performs a
variety of patient care duties and operates a variety of equipment necessary in
the care of dialysis patients. The PCT delivers prescribed dialysis treatment
according to physician orders, nursing assessment and Pure Life Renal policy and
DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide direct patient care for assigned
Perform all technical aspects of dialysis
procedures for assigned patients as prescribed. Administer and monitor
treatments in accordance with current treatment orders or as directed by the
Monitor and document dialysis treatment notes
per policy in electronic medical record.
Responsible for reporting any significant
information, change in patient condition, or equipment problems.
Assist with all emergency operational
Initiate basic CPR measures in the event of
patient cardiac and/or pulmonary arrest, and respond to emergencies.
Proficiently operate all dialysis related
equipment according to policy and procedure.
Provide minor troubleshooting when necessary.
Ensure a clean, safe and sanitary environment
in the dialysis facility treatment area.
Operate all emergency equipment effectively
and according to policy and procedure.
Participate in staff meetings as scheduled.
Participate in scheduled in-service classes
and continuing education.
Other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:
Dialysis experience preferred but not
Certification: The PCT must be certified as a
hemodialysis technician by a nationally accepted certification exam within 18
months of date of hire (PLR prefers within 12 months of hire and will help you
obtain this certification).
Successfully complete CPR Certification.
Employees must meet the necessary requirements of Ishihara’s Color
Blindness test as a condition of employment.
Good communication skills, both verbal and written are required.
Providing outstanding customer service to all external and
internal customers is an expectation for the job.
Develops and maintains effective relationships through appropriate
and timely communication.
Pure Life Renal is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.