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Patient Care Technician

Location
Anchorage, Alaska
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
1 Oct 2021

We are seeking an energetic, dedicated person to fill a Patient Care Technician position at our
dialysis clinic in Anchorage, Alaska.

The primary responsibilities of this position are:

  • Cares for and monitors patients before, during, and post dialysis treatment.
  • Prepares dialysis machine and its components for treatment.
  • Transports patients, records patient's weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse rate and respiration rate.
  • Explains dialysis procedure and operation of hemodialysis machine to patient before treatment to allay anxieties.
  • Inspects and cleans area of access (fistula, graft, or catheter)
  • Inspects equipment settings, including pressures, conductivity (proportion of chemicals to water), and temperature to ensure conformance to safety standards.
  • Starts patient treatment according to physician order.
  • Monitors patient for adverse reaction and hemodialysis machine for malfunction.
  • Assists in inventory and supply stocking in the dialysis clinic.

*Please note that this is not an all-inclusive list of the responsibilities of the position.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • 1+ year of dialysis experience preferred; some health care/direct patient care experience required
  • High school graduate, GED, or equivalent required
  • CPR certification desirable -- must have ability to become certified
  • Ability to become nationally certified within required time frame
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of computers and technical skills
  • Enthusiastic team player with a strong work ethic

Physical Job Requirements:

  • Frequent long periods of standing, bending, stooping, walking, sitting
  • The ability to lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities
  • Valid Driver's License

What we can offer:

  • Competitive compensation plans.
  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid-time off and a 401k Retirement Plan with an excellent company match .

Liberty Administrative Services, LLC provides an inclusive and safe environment for all applicants and employees. Liberty Administrative Services, LLC treats all individuals equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex (gender identity, gender expression, transgender), sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, parenthood, marital status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, disability, military status, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other impermissible factor according to applicable law.

For applicants in need of assistance or special accommodations for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an email to to let us know the nature of your request.



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Details

  • Job Reference: 386583035-2
  • Date Posted: 1 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Fresenius Kidney Care
  • Location: Anchorage, Alaska
  • Salary: On Application
  • Job Type: Permanent