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Hemodialysis Technicians, also referred to as Dialysis Technicians or Patient Care Technicians, promote safe and effective outcomes for patients undergoing dialysis. Duties associated with example resumes of Hemodialysis Technicians include collecting and maintaining patient labs and cultures, returning the patient's blood and fluid at the end of the treatment, and removing needles appropriately from each cannulation site. Employers typically look for a high school diploma on applicants' resumes, along with the completion of an approved training program and clinical experience. Many states also require certification.

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Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician

Set up & operated hemodialysis machine to provide dialysis treatment to patients with Chronic Kidney Disease.

  • Performed & recorded patient observations (vital signs- BP, pulse, respirations, weight, etc.)
  • Obtained blood samples/culture specimens & prepared for shipment.
  • Performed venipuncture of dialysis access using aseptic technique.
  • Calculated & adjusted fluid removal rates of patients per protocol & prescription.
  • Administered heparin & Saline to patient as needed
  • Performed sterile and non-sterile dressing changes of catheter site.
  • Collaborated with RN in identifying & meeting patient education goals.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
2

Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician

Monitored patients during their dialysis including vital tracking and responding to adverse events

  • Prepared dialysis equipment for use during treatments
  • Cannulated patients and administered medications to ensure optimal treatment goals
  • Oversaw patient labs including kidney transplant eligibility and preparation
  • Ensured dialysis water quality through monitoring and testing
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Chemistry
BS
Biology
3

Hemodialysis Technician

Accessed fistulas and grafts to get the patient ready to be hooked up to the dialysis machine.

  • Hooked the patient up to the dialysis machine to clean the blood and remove fluid.
  • Monitored and charted on the patients every 30 minutes until dialysis treatment was complete.
  • Resolved any problems with the machine or patient during treatment.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
4

Hemodialysis Technician

Cleaned and restocked areas in clinic & set up machine before seating patient - monitored machines for alarms.

  • Checked Water Conductivity and PH, took vital signs while multi tasking but maintaining focus.
  • Assessing access and cleaning with universal precautions & transfer of patients in wheelchair or walkers
  • Reported patient complaints, to charge nurse and implemented conflict resolution.
  • Helped patients into treatment room that needed assistance to get weight count before and seating them.
Candidate Info
11
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
HS
High School Diploma
5

Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician

Performed patient inquiries regarding wellbeing since last treatments and reported observations to RN

  • Conducted machine safety checks according to facility policy in order to report change or unusual findings
  • Managed high priority cleaning efforts, not limited to blood spills, according to facility policy
  • Reviewed treatment sheets for completeness/accuracy and corrected identified errors
  • Executed disinfecting procedures for dialysis machine surface, chair, equipment, and surrounding areas
  • Evaluated patients' vascular access during treatment including arterial and venous pressures
  • Maintained and operated hemodialysis equipment in support of patient care
  • Managed and recorded ingestion levels and productivity of patients
  • Provided direct care to patients under a Registered Nurse's care
  • Supervised new-hire training for junior Hemodialysis Technicians
  • Technician scheduling for monthly planning
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
6

Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician

Performed pre-assessment screening including obtaining pre-dialysis weight, blood pressure, and pulse.

  • Set up hemodialysis machines and inspected equipment setting throughout patient treatment.
  • Accessed patient dialysis catheters using aseptic technique and monitored patients for adverse reactions throughout treatment.
  • Recorded all patient information into patient's electronic medical record.
  • Under direct supervision of a registered nurse.
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
Spanish And English
Medical
7

Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician

Monitored patients throughout their hemodialysis treatment including recording vital signs, machine checks, emergency interventions, and also tended to miscellaneous patient needs.

  • Responsible for accurately recording patient weights and vital signs for both pre and post treatment.
  • Administered Lidocaine, Heparin, and normal saline as ordered, while following facilities policies and procedures. Prepared bicarbonate and acid daily for patient dialysis treatment.
  • Responsible for collecting labs and labeling and collecting blood specimens.
  • Cleaned dialysis machines, patient chairs and other facility equipment as necessary.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
HS
High School Diploma
8

Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician

Performed the prescribed duties and assisted, under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, in providing care of hemodialysis treatment and related renal care to patients with ESRD (End Stage Renal Disease) per policy and/or state regulations.

  • Performed procedures to operate kidney dialysis machines.
  • Prepared the dialyzer, and reprocessing of the delivery systems.
  • Maintained medical equipment and verification and validation of tests.
  • Inspected equipment settings, including pressures, conductivity and temperature to conformance to safety standards.
  • Used proper cannulation techniques. Obtained blood samples to process and culture specimens and prepared for shipment. Ensured application of aseptic techniques in all procedures.
  • Monitored and recorded patient's vital signs.
  • Administered of local anesthetics such as Lidocaine and drugs such as Heparin, Normal Saline, Oxygen as needed.
  • Assessed patients for any complications that may occur prior to, during and post treatment.
  • Monitored RO (Reverse Osmosis) water system for correct functioning responded to visual alarms and made appropriate adjustments before, during and after the dialysis treatment.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Electronics Engineering Technology
MS
Computers Information Systems
Hemodialysis Program
9

Certified Hemodialysis Technician

Set up and operated hemodialysis machine to provide dialysis treatment for kidney failure patients

  • Primed dialyzer with saline to prepare for use
  • Inspected equipment settings, including pressures, conductivity and temperature to ensure conformance to safety standards
  • Took and recorded patient's pre-dialysis weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse rate and respiration rate
  • Explained dialysis procedure and operation of hemodialysis machine to patient before treatment to allay anxieties
  • Monitored patients for adverse reaction and hemodialysis machine for malfunction
  • Took and recorded patient's post-dialysis weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse rate and respiration rate
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Womens And Gender Studies
10

Hemodialysis Technician

Served on interdisciplinary team to provide case management for persons who no
longer have proper kidney function.

  • Assess and prepare clients for initiation of their dialysis treatment
  • Provide client counseling when termination of treatment is needed
  • Educate clients around procedure and community supports
  • Maintain excellent documentation of clients
  • Train staff in rapport building as well as policy and procedures
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
20
years
at this job
AAS
Human Services
BA
Sociology And Psychology

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