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Dialysis Patient Care Technician-PCT

Company: Dialysis Clinic, Inc.
Location: Somerville
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Overview 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 positive, mission-driven 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 Patient Care Technician (PCT) provides care to patients with end-stage renal disease, supporting clinical staff throughout the dialysis treatment process to deliver prescribed treatments. Our PCTs are an integral part of the interdisciplinary team in ensuring safe care and the highest quality outcomes for every patient.Compensation: Pay range from $22.50 to $30.24 an hour depending on healthcare and dialysis experience; experience not requiredBenefits:

  • Paid 12-week training with preceptor
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits
  • Life and long-term care insurance provided at no additional expense to employee
  • Paid time off (PTO) including holidays
  • Extended Sick Bank (ESB) in addition to PTO - paid time for doctor appointments, sickness or medical leave
  • Retirement plans with $.50 of each contributed dollar matched for eligible employees, up to 8 percent
  • Education reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Wellness program
  • Among others Responsibilities What You Can Expect:
    • Actively participate in infection control, risk management and patient education activities
    • Guide new patients through 120-day education plan
    • Obtain and record patient vital signs and machine readings during treatment
    • Role under RN supervision
    • Set up and break down dialysis blood system for treatment
    • Insert and remove patient access needles
    • Monitor patients during dialysis, document changes and inform charge nurse of any concerns
    • Calculate patient's weight loss to reach dry weight
    • Determine patient care priorities and organize work load accordingly
    • Maintain professional working relationship, observing patient privacy and rights
    • Maintain and track inventory
    • Perform laboratory work Job Requirements: Successful Candidates Bring:
      • Excellent communication skills
      • Desire to collaborate with care teams
      • Ability to problem solveEducation/Training:
        • High school diploma or GED required
        • Previous healthcare experience preferred, but not required
        • CNA, EMT, medical assistant, CNT and/or phlebotomy skills desired
        • DCI provides a 3-month comprehensive education program, including classroom group sessions and one-on-one skills training
        • Dialysis experience not required, job shadow opportunities availableDCI's Differentiator:Since opening the first clinic 50 years ago in Nashville, Tenn., our Dialysis Clinic, Inc. family has grown to be the nation's largest nonprofit dialysis provider with more than 270 locations in 30 states, serving nearly 14,000 patients each day. DCI invests in our care teams and funds research to further kidney care and treatment options. DCI prioritizes a holistic approach and offers hemodialysis, home dialysis and peritoneal dialysis treatment options. We empower patients to live meaningful and productive lives while also delivering high quality kidney care, saving lives and reducing hospitalizations. Learn more about DCI and see if we're hiring in a clinic near you! DCI is committed to building a diverse and inclusive organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.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 - -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: -;;; and.

Keywords: Dialysis Clinic, Inc., Somerville , Dialysis Patient Care Technician-PCT, Professions , Somerville, Massachusetts

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