Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Dialysis Patient Care Technician-PCT in Fort Bragg, California
The Patient Care Technician (PCT) / Unit Secretary 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 full-time, 3 days/week.
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.
Unit Secretary duties:
Perform duties of receptionist including sorting and distributing mail, answering and routing phones calls, greeting and directing visitors, and other clerical duties.
Enters treatment information into the MIS.
Initiates, maintains, and completes the medical record.
Maintains accurate treatment statistics, including treatment dates, hospital dates, no-show, and information on absences.
Provides reports to the nurse manager or area operations director.
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.
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 .
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Address 512 Cypress Street
Category Patient Care