Dialysis Technician

Total Renal Care, Inc.

609 W. Emmitt Ave,Waverly,Ohio,45690,United States of America
DaVita is looking for a Dialysis Tech to serve our patients at our Pike County Dialysis Center in Waverly, OH.
We will train you!
Some details about this position:
Operational Hours: MWF 4:00am – 8:00pm (potential to extend to Mon – Sat)
PCTs expected shifts for this clinic: 3-4 days/week with a minimum of two Saturdays/month and can be asked to start as early as 4:00 am
Hours of work may vary during the training period; however, you will typically be working between 32-40 hours per week during training
You must have a flexible schedule and be able to work mornings, evenings, weekends, and holiday
Paid training: DaVita offers all new dialysis teammates a robust, paid training program to help you learn the right dialysis skills. The training is a mix of classroom and hands on training.
Reimbursement for your Certified Hemodialysis Technician (CHT) license
Our PCTs also find DaVita professionally fulfilling. To help advance your career, we offer clear paths to higher levels of responsibility and compensation by climbing our clinical ladder.
Training may take place in a facility or a training clinic with a class of new teammates other than your assigned home clinic
Requirements:
You are reliable, love to learn, have a desire to help people, are looking for a career with a company you can grow with, are comfortable with early shifts and long hours on your feet, and love a fast-paced environment.
High school diploma or equivalent
Must be comfortable working around blood and needles
Must be comfortable mixing acid or bicarb
Flexibility and availability to work mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays as needed
Physical and mental ability to work long hours (some shifts are 12 hours) on your feet so wear comfortable shoes! Our work ends when its safe for our patients.
Willingness to train and work across multiple clinics within the territory as needed.
Health care experience preferred including: BONENT Certified, Certified Hemodialysis Technician (CHT), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), or Phlebotomy certification.
What you can expect:
Direct Patient Care.Spend the majority of your day in direct one-on-one patient care to provide safe, comfortable and hygienic dialysis treatment. Our PCTs care for up to 4-5 patients at a time.
Technician Duties. In the morning, the opening PCT is coming in to get the water room ready and the bicarb for the patients. They are testing the water for chlorine, checking to make sure the tools are calibrated. There are a lot of duties in the morning. To monitor patients before, during and after dialysis treatment including measuring and recording stats, patient observations, and hemodialysis machine setup.Please note you will have exposure to blood and needles.
Physical requirements: Ability to lift minimum of 5 pounds to a maximum of 50 pounds unassisted; able to perform repetitive standing, sitting, stooping, walking, stretching, reaching, and use full range of body motions Ability to interact in person and by phone clearly and efficiently Ability to use computer and all peripherals as needed to meet goals I have read and understand the duties and expectations of this position
Continuous Improvement:We are consistently looking for ways to improve processes for our patients and teammates as we aim to build the greatest health care community the world has ever seen.
Building long-term relationshipswith your patients who are suffering from end stage renal disease and are receiving treatment on average 3 times/week. You will also be responsible for educating patients on Kidney Dialysis related topics.
Team.Cross functional team of clinicians including technicians, nurses, dietitians, social workers and leadership. PCTs work under the supervision of a RN.
Schedule. Shifts can begin as early