Kindred Transitional Care Hospitals has a career opportunity for you as a Dialysis Technician! As a division of Kindred Healthcare, we play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients who require acute care and rehabilitation over an extended period.
Your career growth begins when you join an interdisciplinary team, where doctors, nurses, therapists and other experts work together to form individualized care plans for our patients and residents. Opportunities through our development programs, training seminars and university partnerships, not only allow for continual career growth but emphasize our commitment to investing in our employees and developing future healthcare leaders.
The goal of our team is to deliver intensive, multidisciplinary care and transition patients' home or to a lower level of care as quickly and safely as possible. Each employee's dedication is essential to meet and exceed the needs of each patient, resident and family we serve. Ranked as one of Fortune magazine's 'Most Admired Healthcare Company' for 9 years, Kindred welcomes you to join our team and build a career that touches lives as a Dialysis Technician,
As a Dialysis Technician, you will :
The Certified Dialysis Technician position provides acute hemodialysis treatment for hospitalized dialysis patients in licensed acute hospitals or sub-acute facilities.
Receives patient into treatment and exam area and performs patient data collection. Records vital signs and all other parameters of dialysis patients as per Kindred policy or state regulations or both
Obtains blood samples and culture specimens, and prepares for shipment. Sets-up and monitors dialysis machines and reverse osmosis (RO) water system for correct functioning.
Responds to visual and audible alarms and makes appropriate adjustments before, during and after the dialysis treatment. Performs safety checks as directed by the registered nurse prior to, during, and following dialysis treatment.
As a Dialysis Technician, you will have:
High school diploma or equivalent required
Dialysis Technician Certification by CMS, approved state certification program, or a national commercially available certification program
Certified Nurse Assistant, Certified Medical Assistant, or Phlebotomy certification preferred
A current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation ("CPR") via American Heart Association
Minimum of two years Certified Dialysis Technician work experience
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