Acute Dialysis Patient Care Technician

Battle Creek Dialysis Acute DaVita Kidney Care Sep 23, 2022

300 North AvenueRoom 2211, Battle Creek, Michigan, 49017-3307, United States of America

Dialysis Acute Patient Care Technicians (PCT) - Internal Travel Team - Battle Creek / Marshall Area Focus

DaVita is seeking a PCT Who Likes an Adventure - Floating to Hospital Sites in MI. (Schedule will be given at least 2 weeks in advanced) This PCT give would life to patients in an Acute Hospital setting .

PCTs in this role work autonomously alongside the hospital staff and DaVita Nurses to assess, troubleshoot, and make sound decisions for the critically ill patients.

Candidates must live within the state of Michigan and hold their CCHT / BONET Certification.

Programs we have are as follows (Local area based roles available) :

Grand Blanc Acutes

Battle Creek Dialysis Acute (Battle Creek / Portage Areas)

Marshall (MI) Acutes (Marshall / Area)

Mid-Michigan Acutes (Midland Area)

Greater Grand Rapids Acutes

Western Michigan Acutes (Muskegon Area)

Only able to float to certain locations and not throughout the state? No Problem! Please submit an application

Our Dialysis 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 our patients and providing an essential supporting role to our Dialysis RNs, as we provide safe and efficient patient care to the inpatient hospital dialysis program.

What you can expect :

1 : 1 Patient Care :

Working under the supervision of an RN and spending the majority of your day in direct one-on-one patient care and provide safe, comfortable and hygienic dialysis treatments.

You will also build caring and trusting relationships with your patients suffering from end stage renal disease and are receiving treatment on average, 4 times / week.

Primary Duties :

To monitor in-patient dialysis patients before, during and after treatment including but not limited to, measuring and recording stats, patient observations, and equipment setup.

Please note you will have exposure to blood and needles.

Schedule :

Shifts can begin as early as 6 : 00 am. Typically working a scheduled 10+ hour shifts, 4 days / week. Team Schedule is typically finalized and distributed several weeks in advance

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 opportunities

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 :

Your 9-10 weeks of training will include a combination of classroom and hands-on learning, through DaVita’s award-winning training programs

Training may take place at hospital setting or a training facility with a class of new teammates other than your assigned hospital program

Hours of work may vary during the training period; however, you will typically be working between 32-40 hours per week during training

Outside of our typical schedule, you must allow for flexibility in your schedule during our patient care needs which may occur in the mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

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 extended hours (most shifts are 12+ hours) on your feet when patient census requires additional support.

Willingness to train and work across hospital programs, as needed

Healthcare experience 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 .

DaVita is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - M / F / Veteran / Disability

At DaVita, we strive to be a community first and a company second. We want all teammates to experience DaVita as "a place where I belong.

Our goal is to embed Diversity & Belonging into everything we do in our Village, so that it becomes part of who we are.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. As such, individuals are recruited, hired, assigned and promoted without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

Salary / Wage Range

Compensation for the role will depend on a number of factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and experience and may fall outside of the range shown.

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