Patient Care Technician PCT

DaVita - North Hollywood, CA3.5

Full-time
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Job Description

Patient Care Technician (PCT)

Our Patient Care Technicians (PCTs) play a vital role for our patients and their families. As part of our professional team of clinicians, you will be responsible for ensuring the comfort and safety of the patients in the dialysis center.

**Dialysis Experience Required**

What you can expect:
1:1 Patient Care. Spending the majority of your day in direct one-on-one patient care to provide safe, comfortable and hygienic dialysis treatment. Our PCTs care for up to 4 patients at a time.
Building long-term relationships with your patients who are suffering from end stage renal disease and are receiving treatment on average 3 times/week.
Team. Cross functional team of clinicians including technicians, nurses, dietitians, social workers and leadership. PCTs work under the supervision of a RN.
Technician Duties. To monitor patients before, during and after dialysis treatment including measuring and recording stats, patient observations, and hemodialysis machine setup. Please note you will have exposure to blood and needles.
Schedule. Shifts can begin as early as 4:45 am. Typically working 12 hour shifts, 3 days/week. Clinics are closed on Sundays, and may be open on some holidays.

What we’ll provide:
Education assistance and license reimbursement: annual $3,000 tuition reimbursement and potential $25,000 scholarship opportunity
Career path options: clinical (ex. PCT to RN), leadership and corporate
3000+ locations across the U.S. for wherever life may take you.
Comprehensive benefits: medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid time off, DaVita-negotiated discounts on hundreds of items from you cell plan to movie tickets and more

Some details about this position:
You must be flexible on the final home clinic placement it may be in a different location; there is also the potential to float to various clinics during and after your training
You must have a flexible schedule and be able to work mornings, evenings, weekends, and holiday
Ability to lift minimum of 5 pounds to a maximum of 50 pounds unassisted

Requirements:
Passion for delivering excellent patient care and building long term relationships to improve your patients’ quality of life
High school diploma or equivalent
Must be comfortable working around blood and needles
Flexibility and availability to work mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.
Willingness to work long hours (most shifts are 12+ hours) on your feet.
Willingness to train and work across multiple clinics within the territory as needed
Healthcare certifications a plus including: Bonent Certified, Certified Hemodialysis Technician (CHT), Certified Nursing Assistant (CAN), Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), or Phlebotomy certification.
Are you ready to make a positive difference in a patient’s life? Take the first step at careers.davita.com.

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