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Assisted PD Support Worker

Company: 001-Dialysis Clinic, Inc.-Nashville, TN- Corporate
Location: Somerville
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Dialysis Clinic, Inc. is recruiting top talent interested in supporting our nonprofit mission to prioritize individualized care for patients facing chronic kidney disease. Our mission states "the care of the patient is our reason for existence," and our dedicated team embodies our sole purpose during every patient interaction. We seek motivated, compassionate individuals to provide top-notch patient care and offer paid training, competitive pay, outstanding benefits, Sundays off and a strong culture. Join DCI today to build relationships and gain fulfillment serving individuals in our comfortable clinical setting with a lower caregiver-to-patient ratio than other providers.The Assisted PD Support Worker under the direction of licensed personnel, implements, monitors and documents patient care based on established criteria.Schedule: Per-Diem, 15 hours/week; Expected 60 min. in the morning, and 30-45 min. in the eveningCompensation: $20 per hourWork with Home Dialysis Registered Nurses in commitment to good nursing care of Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) patients by providing assistance in PD to patients in their homes.Maintain professional working relationship with the patients and the home dialysis nurses, observing patients' rights at all times.Meticulous in documenting patient and treatment information in the Worklog. Submitting Worklog to home dialysis nurse on a regular basis.Determine patient care priorities and organizes work load efficiently and effectivelyCan verbalize and understand terminology related to dialysis and the dialysis patient.Deliver prescribed dialysis treatment according to physician orders and nursing assessmentAble to recognize and communicate problems during treatment setup and takedown to home dialysis nurse.Able to calculate weight loss needed for patient to reach desired dry weight.Relay equipment malfunctions or delivery issues to home dialysis nurse promptly.Ability to understand and apply as it pertains to the patient care: Aseptic Technique, Catheter Care, Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD) Exchange Process, Continuous Cycling PeritonealDialysis (CCPD), Fluid Management, Peritonitis, Problem Solving, PD Emergencies, Medications, Home Records, Patient Compliance, and PD Program.--- Desired minimum education is a high school diploma. --- Healthcare experience preferred but not required.--- Will train the right candidate.--- Must have reliable vehicle with clean driving record.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 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:

Keywords: 001-Dialysis Clinic, Inc.-Nashville, TN- Corporate, Somerville , Assisted PD Support Worker, Other , Somerville, Massachusetts

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