Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Dialysis Certified Patient Care Technician-CCHT in Nashville (Skyline Acute), Tennessee

Overview

The Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician (CCHT) is part of the team providing direct care to patients with End Stage Renal Disease. The CCHT 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 of our hospital services program located at Skyline Medical Center. It is full-time, 3 days/week.

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.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.

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

  • Dialysis experience required.

Certification: Must be certified as a hemodialysis technician by a nationally accepted certification exam.

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 .

ID 2018-8372

# of Openings 2

Address 3441 Dickerson Pike

Category Patient Care