These are some examples of job descriptions we have handpicked from real Dialysis Technician resumes for your reference.
- Assemble the dialysis machines, making sure it is in working order and ensuring it is sterile.
- Check patient’s chart, administers local anaesthesia and inserts the needle, start dialysis according to the prescription.
- During dialysis, check the anticoagulant and fluid rates and adjusts them as needed.
- Making sure patient is in the proper position and respond to any alarms or emergencies.
- Educated more than 10 patients per day on dialysis procedures safe, effective operation.
- Connect the patient to the dialysis machine either by needle insertion or catheter.
- Educate and explain patients on dialysis procedures and issues.
- Inspected dialysis equipment settings for pressure and conductivity to ensure continued operations and patient safety.
- Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
- Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns.
- Responsible for calculating and entry of individual patients dialysis machine programming to ensure proper UF goals, sodium levels and and treatment times.
- Extensive patient relation with various age and culture groups and well trained in blood collection using different types of needles such as the straight needle & button hole needle.
- Also helping patients with chronic Kidney disease (CKD) receive safe and effective dialysis.
- Experienced in monitoring patient while undergoing Dialysis and checking vital signs.
- Able to perform patient care services such as Dialysis machine set up, sanitization of Dialysis machine, blood sugar level check, Excellent skills at monitoring patient.
- Primes dialyzer with saline or heparinized solution to prepare machine for use.
- Transports patient to dialysis room and positions patient on lounge chair at hemodialysis machine.
- Takes and records patient’s predialysis weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse rate, and respiration rate.
- Explains dialysis procedure and operation of hemodialysis machine to patient before treatment to allay anxieties.
- Set up dialysis machine to provide treatment for patients with kidney failure.
- Take and record patients pre weight and full vital signs on each patient.
- Explain dialysis procedure and operation of machine before treatment starts.
- Cleans area of access (fistula, catheter, or graft) using antiseptic solution
- Inspect equipment settings, pressures, conductivity, to ensure safety of patient.
- Recording vital statistics such as blood pressure, pulse rate, weight, temperature and respiration.
- Connect the hemodialysis machine to access in patient’s forearm or catheter site and start blood circulating through the dialyzer.
- Prepare the machine by making sure it is clean and sterile, prepare dialysis solutions and connect the patient to the machine.
- Duties included morning setup of machines for patient treatment.
- Water checks, for chloramines, hardness and if necessary residual disinfection chemicals from the night before.
- If all is clear for patient treatment the patient is brought in to treatment room, weight, temp and vitals are all obtained by technician and documented via computer charting.
- After the patient is assessed by RN, the patients access is prepared from treatment.
- Take and record patient’s predialysis weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse rate, and respiration rate.
- Connect hemodialysis machine to access in patient’s forearm or catheter site to start blood circulating through dialyzer.
- Inspect venous and arterial pressures as registered on equipment to ensure pressures are within established limits.
- Pre treatment care of patients including assessment of weight, vital signs and peripheral vascular access.
- Cannulation of access, monitoring of patients throughout treatment for any changes in status including EMR charting of machines values and vital signs.
- Mixing of acid and bicarbonate and monitoring water system for safety including chloramines, ph, and conductivity.
- Performs vascular access cannulation and report any unusual findings to Registered Nurse on duty.
- Obtains necessary pre and post treatment, vital signs, temperature, blood pressure, weight and enter into Chairside Electronic Health Records System.
- Conducts glucometer readings of diabetic patients to determine blood glucose level.
- Collects blood samples and centrifugated blood vials and prepare samples for lab pickup.
- Assist other health care members in providing patient specific detailed education regarding adequacy measures where appropriate – Online Clearance Monitoring (OLC), Adequacy Monitoring Program (AMP), Urea Kinetic Modeling (UKM), and regarding disease process/access.
- Welcome assigned patients and inquire as to their wellbeing since their last treatment.
- Evaluate vascular access for patency and report any unusual findings to nurse supervisor.
- Obtain necessary pre and post treatment vital signs and weight. Report unusual findings to nurse supervisor.