Satellite Healthcare is a successful, nonprofit organization that has improved the lives of people living with kidney disease since 1973.
We earn our national reputation for excellent patient care each day by offering a complete range of dialysis therapy choices, personalized clinical services, and unparalleled wellness education.
Satellite Healthcare provides expert, personalized kidney care at over 80 centers across the U.S. as well as at acute dialysis locations in California and Texas.
Learn more about Satellite Healthcare atwww.satellitehealth.com.
The Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician (CCHT) provides direct patient care under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, following Satellite policies and procedures per their state Scope of Practice in a safe and efficient manner.
Care includes taking and monitoring patient vital signs, performing blood tests, documenting appropriate patient information, preparing and monitoring dialysis equipment, and cleaning equipment.
The CCHT will fulfill the Satellite Dialysis Mission Statement : Making Life Better For Those Living With Kidney Disease by providing superior customer service as part of a collaborative team.
Essential Functions :
The essential functions listed are not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
All employees must work in accordance with Satellite’s I-CARE Standards.
a. Wears appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)
b. Follows all clean / dirty procedures in order to eliminate cross-contamination
c. Performs cannulation using aseptic technique for needle insertion and all other required procedures
d. Disinfects machines, station area, and chairs after each patient treatment
e. Maintains a neat and clean environment
Provides detailed and thorough documentation on treatment sheets and medical records, both manual and electronic
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
Education : High School Diploma or G.E.D. certificate, or equivalent
Experience : Six (6) months of active hemodialysis patient care experience as a certified hemodialysis technician
and current CPR certification