Davita Patient Care Technician in Lakewood, Colorado
Patient Care Technician (PCT)Our Patient Care Technicians (PCTs) play a vital role for our patients andtheir families. As part of our professional team of clinicians, you will beresponsible for ensuring the comfort and safety of the patients in thedialysis center.If you haven't considered Healthcare before, read on as we think that youshould. Healthcare Experience is NOT required.What you can expect:1:1 Patient Care. Spending the majority of your day in direct one-on-onepatient care to provide safe, comfortable and hygienic dialysis treatment.Our PCTs care for up to 4 patients at a time.Building long-term relationships with your patients who are suffering from endstage 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 supervisionof a RN.Technician Duties. To monitor patients before, during and after dialysistreatment including measuring and recording stats, patient observations,and hemodialysis machine setup. Please note you will have exposure to bloodand needles.Schedule. Shifts can begin as early as 4:45 am. Typically working 12 hourshifts, 3 days/week. Clinics are closed on Sundays, and may be open onsome holidays.What we'll provide:In-classroom and hands on training: if you're new to dialysis, we'llprovide a 9-10 week paid training to get you ready to become the best patientcare technicianSupport to guide you through your training and transition into the role aswell as reimbursement for your Certified Hemodialysis Technician (CHT)license.Education assistance and license reimbursement: annual $3,000 tuitionreimbursement and potential $25,000 scholarship opportunityCareer path options: clinical (ex. PCT to RN), leadership and corporate3000+ locations across the U.S. for wherever life may take you.Comprehensive benefits: medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid timeoff, DaVita-negotiated discounts on hundreds of items from you cell plan tomovie tickets and moreSome details about this position:Your 9-10 weeks of training will include a combination of classroom andhands-on learning, through DaVita's award-winning training programsTraining may take place in a facility or a training clinic with a class of newteammates other than your assigned home clinicHours of work may vary during the training period; however, you willtypically be working between 32-40 hours per week during trainingYou must be flexible on the final home clinic placement it may be in adifferent location; there is also the potential to float to various clinicsduring and after your trainingYou must have a flexible schedule and be able to work mornings, evenings,weekends, and holidayRequirements:Passion for delivering excellent patient care and building long termrelationships to improve your patients' quality of lifeHigh school diploma or equivalentMust be comfortable working around blood and needlesFlexibility and availability to work mornings, evenings, weekends andholidays as needed.Willingness to work long hours (most shifts are 12+ hours) on your feet.Willingness to train and work across multiple clinics within the territory asneededHealthcare experience a plus including: Bonent Certified, CertifiedHemodialysis 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 thefirst step at .DaVita is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/DisabilityDaVita is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. As such,DaVita makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualificationsand experience, and without regard to race, color, religion, sex,gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability orprotected veteran status.