Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Dialysis Patient Care Technician-PCT / Administrative Assistant in Polson, Montana


The Patient Care Technician (PCT) is part of the team providing direct care to patients with End Stage Renal Disease. The PCT supports clinical staff, start to finish, throughout the dialysis treatment process, and delivers prescribed dialysis treatment according to physician orders and nursing assessment.

This position is part-time, working 3-6 hour shifts, plus flex.


The following is a summary of what makes our team successful. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

PCT responsibilities:

  • Obtains and records patient vital signs and machine readings according to facility policies.

  • Sets up and tears down the dialysis blood system for the treatment process.

  • Inserts and removes access needles in patients for dialysis treatment.

  • Monitors and assesses patients during the course of treatment, documents changes in the patient condition, and informs charge nurse of problems during treatment.

  • Calculates patient’s weight loss to reach dry weight.

  • Maintains and tracks inventory.

  • Performs laboratory work.

  • Determines patient care priorities and organizes work load efficiently and effectively.

  • Maintains professional working relationship, observing patient privacy and rights.

Administrative Assistant responsibilities:

  • Answers the phone, forwards the calls to the appropriate person, or takes messages.

  • Greets all patients and visitors and directs them to their appropriate destination.

  • Creates memos, correspondence, reports, and other documents as requested.

  • Prepares outgoing mail and other shipments. Distributes incoming mail and packages. Maintains a supply of stamps and other mailing supplies.

  • Collects and maintains the billing information for all in-center and transient patients. Verifies patient insurance and obtains pre-authorization when required.

  • Verifies patient status daily (i.e. hospitalizations, missing a treatment, etc.).

  • Prints new patient packet of forms for new admissions.

  • Prints Transient Packet of forms before arrival of transient patients.

  • Assist Social Workers and Dietitians with clerical work and patient transportation as requested.

  • Assist Nurse Manager, Administrator and clinical staff with clerical work as requested.

  • Gathers data for monthly statistical reports and inputs data into computer.

  • Completes, submits, and files monthly and annual Network 8 reports and other required forms.

  • Runs audit report and demographic report monthly and makes corrections as necessary.

  • Assist with other special projects as requested.


Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.

  • Previous healthcare experience preferred.

  • CNA, EMT, Medical Asst., CNT, with Phlebotomy skills are desired.

  • Dialysis experience preferred.

  • Familiarity with a computer, Windows, Microsoft Word and Excel.


The PCT must be certified as a hemodialysis technician by a nationally accepted certification exam within 18 months of date of hire (DCI prefers within 12 months of hire and will help you obtain this certification).

DCI is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. If you are having difficulty using the online application system or would like to request other accommodations or application methods, please contact Doug Patterson at Accommodations@dciinc.org or 615-327-3061. Once a request has been made, DCI will initiate a discussion with you about your needs and whether an accommodation can be provided. DCI is committed to providing such accommodations where possible.

For more information about equal opportunity please see: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf ; https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf ; https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf ; and https://www.nlrb.gov/sites/default/files/attachments/basic-page/node-3788/employeerightsposter-8-5x11.pdf .

Job Location US-MT-Polson

Posted Date 3 weeks ago

ID 2017-7029

# of Openings 1

Address 303 Ridgewater Drive

Category Patient Care