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Acute Patient Care Technician - Long Beach

Company: US Renal Care
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

OUR MISSION



At U.S. Renal Care, we're changing the lives of everyone living with kidney disease.



OUR DIVERSITY IS OUR STRENGTH



At USRC, we are building a culture of diversity and inclusion where each employee has a voice, and every team member is valued for their individual talents. Our common purpose is the pursuit of excellence for our patients and our shared values lived out through compassion for one another.



A PATH FOR SUCCESS



When you join U.S. Renal Care, your journey begins with training programs to set each new employee on a course for success. Ongoing development ensures every team member remains fully supported and empowered to chart their career path towards growth and opportunity.



INSPIRATION and GROWTH



USRC is also dedicated to open communication that fosters dialogue and understanding of our vision and goals. We recognize and reward innovation to inspire one another as we endeavor to lead our industry in the highest quality of care for our patients.



How you will change lives



As a Patient Care Technician (PCT) at US Renal Care, you will be an integral part of a cross-functional team providing care and delegated activities of treatment to patients. The PCT will work under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Charge Nurse (CN) for patients with renal failure.



What you'll be doing



Patient care. You will work directly with patients to provide safe, comfortable, and high-quality dialysis treatment. Responsibilities include gathering patient stats before and after treatment, initiating treatment, monitoring patients during treatment, terminating treatment, and collecting patient blood samples per physician orders.



Technician Duties. You will ensure quality comes first by preparing machines for hemodialysis treatments, cleaning and disinfecting machines after treatment, and conducting machine safety checks and logging results for quality control, ensuring all protocols and regulations are followed.



Safety and Quality. You will use appropriate safety measures, including personal protective equipment. Working under the supervision of a Charge Nurse, you will adhere to all company policies, procedures, and state/federal laws and regulations. You will participate in all required staff meetings and continuing education offerings.



What we're looking for



* High school graduate or equivalent.

* Desire to work in healthcare and care for patients.

* Previous healthcare experience in dialysis, phlebotomy, or as a CNA is a plus.

* Must be comfortable mixing acids and bicarbonate according to protocol.

* Ability to distinguish all primary colors.



Other requirements



* Successful completion of USRC training program approved by the Medical Director, including demonstrated competency; this includes successful completion of USRC training course in the theory and practice of hemodialysis within 8 weeks of hire.

* CPR certification required within 90 days of hire or as required by the state.

* Patient Care Technician certification must be obtained through a state certification program or national commercially available certification program within 18 months of hire date and maintained in good standing thereafter. Specific state requirements may be applicable and required.



Are you ready to make a difference?



We're here to change the lives of people with kidney disease and shape the future of kidney care. We still have much work ahead. If you desire to make a positive impact in the life of others and pursue a fulfilling career in healthcare, we invite you to join our team at U.S. Renal Care!



Are you with US? Apply today!



HourlyEmployees of US Renal Care must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment. Individuals with medical or sincerely held religious beliefs, practices or observances that prevent them from receiving the COVID-19 vaccine may request an exemption to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. This requirement does not apply to positions that are 100% remote and have no direct interaction with patients or staff.

Keywords: US Renal Care, Long Beach , Acute Patient Care Technician - Long Beach, Professions , Long Beach, California

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