Patient Care Technician
Company: Central Florida Kidney Centers, Inc
Posted on: May 3, 2021
currently looking for a Full-time Patient Care Technician
(PCT) to be based out of our Melbourne
location. Our PCT's work directly with our patients providing safe,
effective care under the general direction of a registered nurse.
This dynamic position requires open availability and has the
possibility of traveling to other units depending on patient
CFKC: Since opening its doors in
Orlando in 1972 as one of the first three dialysis units in the
state of Florida, Central Florida Kidney Centers (CFKC) has become
Central Florida's local not-for-profit dialysis healthcare option.
We are committed to providing unrivaled dialysis care to improve
the quality of life for those in Central Florida with End Stage
Renal Disease. Throughout the past 40+ years or providing quality
care, CFKC has expanded from the Orlando area to also include
Melbourne and the Space Coast.
As a dialysis provider, CFKC maintains an environment where health
care is truly focused on the patient and not the bottom line. Our
clinical team each day is engaged and passionate about the work we
do and service we provide. We are currently searching for somebody
to join us and help promote our vision of "Large Enough to Serve,
Small Enough to Care".
SUPERVISOR: NURSE MANAGER
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
for dialysis treatments on the patients assigned under direction of
the registered nurse.
perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
Please note this job description is
not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of
activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the
employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may
change at any time with or without notice.
completing satisfactory training may set up machine and dialyzer,
initiate, monitor, and terminate treatment and clean
completing satisfactory training, may be periodically assigned the
responsibility of closing the unit, which includes shut down of the
water system and Ozone if applicable, final review of dialysis
machine shut down for the day, remaining on duty until the last
patient has left CFKC property, and securing the
for maintaining policy and procedures of C.F.K.C.
phone and takes messages.
in patient education.
safe and pleasant work environment.
and reports patients' needs and changes in the patients' condition
promptly to the registered nurse.
and communicates effectively with patients and their
with health team members to interpret patient and family responses
and initiates appropriate nursing measures.
the psychological, social and spiritual needs of the patient and
his family and communicates this information to appropriate
in the preparation and implementation of the patient care
in treatments and procedures as assigned.
observations and pertinent information regarding
in maintaining the cleanliness and order of the unit.
blood samples and other specimens as ordered.
assist with emergency procedures, other than medications, in
accordance with the physicians' standing orders and under the
direction of a registered nurse.
in CQI process.
and follows HIPAA policy and procedures.
own responsibility for personal growth and continuing
all physician orders, either by telephone or verbal, to the
in the orientation process of new personnel.
charts for any unprocessed orders, notifies registered nurse and
follows through as indicated before returning to proper
the physician as needed.
in patient care conferences.
duties as assigned.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position has no
TRAVEL: Travel is expected of this position; based on
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
school diploma,or general education degree (GED), or equivalency,
work with patients in healthcare as a certified medical technician,
patient care technician, or equivalent experience, or has a
certificate of graduation from a vocational program for
in hemodialysis process required
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
- Certificate of
completion of a hemodialysis course required
- Completion of BLS
with NNCC, BONENT, or other current acceptable certification, as a
dialysis patient care technician required upon hire; CCHT,
physical demands described here are representative of those that
must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or
controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee
frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is
occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel,
crouch, or crawl; and smell.
employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and
occasionally team lift and/or move up to 200 pounds. Specific
vision abilities required by this job include close vision,
distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception,
and the ability to adjust focus.
work environment characteristics described here are representative
of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions.
performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works
near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed
to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and
risk of electrical shock.
noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The job
requires performances even in the existence of occasional
undesirable working conditions such as confused or combative
patients, contact with patient excrement, exposure to communicable
disease and stressful situations. Also employee may experience
intermittent exposure to unpleasant warm or cool
- There is
frequent patient contact on a daily basis. There are frequent
contacts in person and by telephone with physicians and patients'
your opportunity to make a difference. Why wait?
Begin to explore CFKC right now and see how we pursue our vision
"Large Enough to Serve, Small Enough to Care." Visit our website at
http://www.cfkc.net, or if you're social media savvy, connect with
CFKC on Facebook!
offers a competitive health and welfare benefits package within 2
months of hire. Participation in the company 403(b) retirement plan
is available immediately. A favorable company contribution begins
after one year of service.
of What We Offer:
Spending Account (FSA)
Savings Account (HSA)
Term Life and AD&D
Group Term Life and AD&D
and Long Term Disability Insurance
Assistance Program (EAP)
Retirement Plan with Employer Matching
a Drug-Free Workplace and is an equal opportunity employer strongly
committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a
variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents
can flourish. The chosen candidate will be required to successfully
complete a pre-employment substance test and a criminal background
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