Travel PCT: Dialysis

New Directions Staffing

Patient Care Technician (PCT)

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

What you can expect:

• Spending the majority of your day in direct one-on-one patient care to provide safe, comfortable and hygienic dialysis treatment. 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.

• 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.

Skills:

Requirements:

• One year of dialysis experience within the past five years is required

• Passion for delivering excellent patient care and building long term relationships to improve your patients’ quality of life

Licensure:

• Healthcare experience a plus including: Bonent Certified, Certified Hemodialysis Technician (CHT), Certified Nursing Assistant (CAN), Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), or Phlebotomy certification.

Education:

• High school diploma or equivalent