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Dialysis Tech travel Patient Care Technicians needed in Cooperstown, New York

Company: Cynet Health
Location: Cooperstown
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Summary:

  • Certified Hemodialysis Patient tech is any person who provides direct care to patients and who is not classified as another professional, like a nurse, dietitian or social worker.Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Work under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse
    • Weighs patient and takes vital signs before, during and after treatment
    • Sets up dialysis machines in readiness for therapy and breaks machine down after therapy based on company protocol
    • Follow established safety and infection control precautions, policies and procedure
    • Perform catheter care under the direction of a registered nurse
    • Cannulate effectively as per protocol and under the supervision of a nurse
    • Collects information for the charge nurse during patient assessment and evaluation
    • Collects Pre and Post dialysis blood samples
    • Spins blood sample before temporary cold storage
    • Keeps work area clean
    • Performs monthly drain maintenance
    • Collects water samples for testing as needed
    • Trouble-shoots machine problems as needed
    • Documents vital signs and machine pressures as per protocol
    • Treat patients and families with respectMinimum Job Requirements:
      • Must complete a training program that is approved by the medical director and governing body, under the direction of a registered nurse, focused on the operation of kidney dialysis equipment and machines, providing direct patient care, and communication and interpersonal skills, including patient sensitivity training and care of difficult patients.
      • Meet training credentialing, competency, standards of practice, certification, and licensure in the state in which he or she is employed as a dialysis technician;
      • Must have a high school equivalent diploma or equivalency
      • Able to lift and move fifty (50) pounds

        Requirements

        Required for Onboarding
        • BLS
        • Core Competency

Keywords: Cynet Health, Albany , Dialysis Tech travel Patient Care Technicians needed in Cooperstown, New York, Healthcare , Cooperstown, New York

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