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Fresenius Kidney Care -Stoneham NA/Patient Care Tech (training avail) in Medford, Massachusetts

Medford, MA - we have a Nursing Asstistant/Patient Care Technician PCT (training provided) . Address: 305 Mystic Ave, Medford, MA. Clinic hours: MWF 5a-11p, TTHS 5a-5p, No Sundays! Location: 305 Mystic Ave, Medford, MA Clinic hours: MWF 5a-9p, TTHS 5a-5p, No Sundays! 2021 and 2022 America\'s \'Most Loved Workplaces\' by Newsweek Outpatient offers NO Overnight, Sunday or on-call shifts. Major holidays off! (Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Days) No prior healthcare experience required, on the job paid training to become nationally certified, upon certification receive a pay increase & promotion 12 weeks of paid & structured training with an assigned Preceptor & Nurse Educator 70,000+ dedicated employees, 200,000+ patients, 2,600+ dialysis centers, 350+ research sites across North America Very team oriented staff that work together. Up to \$5,200 RN tuition reimbursement per calendar year About this role: As a Patient Care Technician (PCT) at Fresenius Medical Care, you play a vital part in supporting people who entrust us with their care, their families, and your fellow care team members. You will build deep relationships with patients when they come into our clinic. How you grow or advance: Previous healthcare experience is not required to join us as a PCT. Passion for helping others, teamwork, and a desire to learn and grow are what you need to be successful. We will provide robust training and support as you kick off your career, and we will introduce you to career path options as you grow with us either as a PCT or venture into a new role such as Registered Nurse or a leadership role. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: As a member of the nephrology healthcare team, you will provide safe and effective dialysis therapy for patients under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse. Sets up, tests, and operates hemodialysis machines for patient treatments. Obtains and documents necessary pre- and post-treatment vital signs and weight for each patient. Evaluates vascular access pre-treatment and performs vascular access cannulation. Evaluates intradialytic problems and provides intervention as prescribed by physician order or as directed. Monitors patients? response to dialysis therapy. Evaluates patient prior to termination of venous access and discontinues dialysis treatment according to established procedures. Reports any significant information and/or change in patient condition directly to supervisor. Enters all treatment data into the designated clinical application in an accurate and timely manner. Collects, labels, appropriately prepares, and stores lab samples according to required laboratory specifications. Cleans and disinfects dialysis machine surface, chair, equipment, and surrounding area between treatments according to facility policy. Assists other healthcare members in providing patient education. Prepares, organizes, and efficiently uses supplies and equipment to prevent waste. EDUCATION AND LICENSES: High school diploma or G.E.D. required. EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS: Qualities and traits: dependable, compassionate, caring, supportive, collaborative, reliable. Previous patient care experience in a hospital setting or a related facility (preferred but not required). Continued employment is dependent on successful completion of the Fresenius Medical Care dialysis training program and successful completion of CPR certification.