dialysis patient care technician

  • Prepares the dialyzer and dialysis delivery system for use: monitors all equipment in use for correct functioning.
  • Conducts acute/chronic hemodialysis procedures using sterile techniques; initiates and terminates dialysis; monitors equipment and makes necessary adjustments; disposes of waste materials; clens component parts with sterile solutions. Following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines.
  • Monitors patients during dialysis & after each treatment; notifies nurse supervisor of atypical symptoms.
  • Record & tabulates patient data for records and repots to care-team planning to achieve goals.
  • May administer medications under the supervision of a registered nurse within written limitations estalished by law or regulations.
  • Complies with established hospital policies and procedures and state mandates.