Job Posting:Patient Care Tech (Fayetteville - North Hills)
Employment Type:Full Time
Location:DCNA North Hills Dialysis Center - Fayetteville, AR
Department:DCNA - Dialysis - North Hills
This position, under close supervision of a licensed nurse, is responsible for assisting the nursing staff in caring for patients. Duties include setting up and tearing down of dialysis machines, collecting vital signs of patients, initiating dialysis treatment with performance of veni-punctures, draw blood work from veinpuncture as ordered, calculates fluid removal goal, monitors patient during treatment, terminates patient treatment per procedure, and informs licensed staff of any abnormal issues. This position has exposure to body fluids and communicable disease. The majority of work time is spent standing and/or walking of short distances, with frequent pushing, pulling, and lifting of up to 100 lbs., and carrying of up to 35 lbs. The patient populations served include: adults and geriatric patients.
SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL AND SKILL COMPETENCIES REQUIRED
Effective communication skills and the ability to follow written and verbal instructions. Successful completion of high school studies or G.E.D. is required. One year of patient care experience in a clinical setting is recommended but not required.
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