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Dialysis Technician

Career Highlights

  • Explains dialysis procedures
  • Instruct patients about in-home treatments
  • Review dialysis orders & records current observations

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Career Summary

Dialysis technicians will explains dialysis procedure and operation of hemodialysis machine to patients and the family before treatment to allay anxieties Dialysis technicians sets up and operate dialysis machines to provide dialysis treatment for patients with kidney failure They assist with transporting patients to dialysis rooms and set up the process.

Dialysis technicians must fully understand the operation of the kidney dialysis machines. They are responsible for their operation, cleaning, and sterilization of the dialysis machine. They must also fully understand their patients' needs. Dialysis technicians also monitor and record weight and vital signs of the patient before, during, and after the blood cleansing procedures. Additionally, they instruct patients about in-home treatments. Because dialysis technicians work with blood, they must exercise strict safety precautions against infectious diseases.

During the treatment, dialysis technicians review dialysis orders, notes general physical and mental condition of patient through observations and interview. They compare previous treatment notes to current treatment and document observations appropriately.

Salary

$33000*

Education

Requires a degree in:

  • Dialysis Technician

Career Skills

  • Cleaning, sterilizing, & preparing dialysis machines
  • Obtaining & recording vital signs
  • Administering a local anesthetic & performing venipuncture
  • Operating the dialysis machine
  • Monitoring patients & equipment during dialysis
  • Making a record of each procedure
  • Reporting problems to the supervising nurse or doctor

Additional Information

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  1. Dialysis technician job wanted in bangalore

    I am two years experienced in dialysis technian in coimbatore in tamilnadu

  2. R.G.GAYATHRI DEVI
    Ph: 9886601055 / 9741143100
    Email: gayathribala77@yahoo.co.in


    Objective:

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    Responsibilities as a Dialysis Incharge

























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    Appreciation

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    Responsible SENIOR Dialysis Technician & REPROCESSING COORDINATOR with strong background seeking position in Dialysis care management, Patient’s care and machine maintenance with opportunity for personnel management.
    • 2007- Current date at VIMS MULTISPECIALITY HOSPITAL BANGALORE as Chief Dialysis Technician / Set up the New Dialysis unit according to NKF standards
    • 2005-2007 N U HOSPITALS (BANGALORE KIDNEY FOUNDATIO) BANGALORE , Chief Dialysis Technician / Dialysis Incharge / clinical coordinator - RHU EPO CLINICAL TRIALS IN CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE PATIENTS(CLINIGENE,BIOCON,BIO PARAMEDICALS)
    • 2001– 2005 NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION (NKF) YISHUN 203 , SINGAPORE . SENIOR PATIENT CARE TECHNICIAN & REPROCESSING COORDINATOR
    • APOLLO HOSPITALS ENTERPRISES LIMITED - CHENNAI , DIALYSIS TECHNICIAN ( SHIFT INCHARGE )
    • 1998-1999 KARNATAKA NEPHROLOGY & TRANSPLANT INSTITUTE BANGALORE , DIALYSIS TECHNICIAN
     Management Dialysis for maintenance ESRF patients.
     Total patient care on dialysis, Inclusive of starting the treatment, cannulation, intradialysis monitoring and cessation of treatment.
     Machine monitoring and management on dialysis.
     Automated and manual reuse of dialysers.
     Water treatment and routine monitoring of water for hardness and chloramines.
     Interpretation of Blood Test results.
     Dialysis adequacy, vascular access patency, diabetic monitoring and management.
     Counselling to the patients on diet, fluid, medications and social rehabilitation.
     Patient Rehabilitation . (Exercise Programme)
     CPR Accreditation
     Documentation of complications during dialysis and Nursing care plan.


    1. check all staff working in the unit reports on time, properly groomed(with neat uniform) with identity badge
    2.maintains calm & quiet environment in the unit
    3.ensure the unit is always neat & tidy & all the staffs are thoroughly aware & practice waste management
    4.assigns staffs for the next day and makes necessary changes on the following day
    5.check the assigned staff has done her special assignment before they start their routine work and before they leave the unit for the day/night
    6.check all important equipments like laryngoscope, oxygen cylinder, suction apparatus, defibrillator are in working condition
    7.to check all patients documents are completed with correct dosage of drugs & nurses notes are charted
    8. has a follow-up for the patients with special investigations/posted for procedures/ operations etc
    9.inform higher authority if any important cases, incidents and problems occurs
    10.in the absence to handover to next senior
    11.ensure all staffs assigned are aware of complete case details of assigned patients
    12.maintain & update communication book in the unit to keep all the staffs informed on developments/ special assignments
    13.prepare duty roaster & submit to HR
    14.submit overtime paper every month
    15.maintain maintenance day ion Sunday & ensure all cleaning is carried out on




    P.U.C (P.C.M.B)
    LABORATORY TECHNICIAN COURSE 2YRS PASSED IN FIRST CLASS
    (NEHRU SAMARKA VIDYA KENDRA BANGALORE).
    DIPLOMA IN DIALYSIS CERTIFICATE COURSE
    (KARNATAKA NEPHROLOGY AND TRANSPLANT INSTITUTE)

     Dialysis Machine: Althin (system1000,Altratouch1000,)
    • Gambro(AK-95,AK-200,AK-200S)
    • Fresenius(4008B,4008S)
    Cobe centrysystem
     R O System: Aquaboss. Ienoics
    Reprocessing Machine : DRS-4 (Fresenius), Renatron (Minntech)

     CRRT .
     Vascular Access- Blood flow Monitor : Transonic.
     Ionometer: Blood calcium monitor.
     Haemocue: Haemoglobin monitor.
     Glucometer: Blood sugar level monitor.
     Colorimeter: Chloramine level in the RO water
     Attended Physical Assessment , Data Management, Cannulation Audit, Nutrition
    • Assessment conducted by INER in NKF
     Attended Advanced workshop in ECG conducted by Singapore Nursing Board.
     Attended and Participated in the LEARN CPR & COMMUNITY FIRST AID
    • PROGRAMME conducted by Singapore Genenral Hospital .
     CPR and Adult first Aid course conducted by St.John Ambulance Association Singapore.
     GAMBRO AK-200S Clinical & Application Training Course by GAMBRO Singapore .
     Renatron Dialyzer Reprocessing system by Minntech International.
     Participated in NephroAsia 2004 Singapore • Service to Acute Renal failure Patient.


    Got Appreciation Note from the Guest Relations Department Apollo Hospitals for the

    Computers, Internet, Music, Chess




    Date of Birth : 22ND OCT 1977
    Sex : FEMALE
    Nationality : Indian.
    Marital status : Married
    Languages Known : English, Tamil, Kannada, Hindi
    Read, Write and Speak : English, Tamil, Kannada, Hindi
    To Speak : English, Tamil, Kannada, Hindi , Telugu and Malayalam
    Permanent address : #35, 1st Cross, 1st main, 1st
    Street, Sadananda Nagar,
    NGEF Layout, Bangalore-38
    Telephone : +91 9886601055 / 9741143100
    Passport Details:
    Number : A8851385
    Date of expiry : 2010




  3. AAMIR SHAHZAD
    S/O Muhammad Younas
    House # 198. Street # 10, Mohallah Raja
    Sultan rawalpindi
    Pakistan
    Ph # 0092-51-4418323
    Cell # 0092-322-5150978
    Aamir_shahzad676@yahoo.com



    Objective:
    To join a career oriented organization were I could utilize my abilities in the best interest of the organization and for my professional and personal growth as well.

    Qualification:
    Matric with science from Govt Muslim higher secondary school Rawalpindi Pakistan since 1995

    Professional Qualifications:
    Complete training as Dialysis technician from Pakistan Institute of medical sciences, Islamabad since 2000-2001

    Complete service training from Gambro Centrysystem 314143 Denver West Parkway Lakewood, CO 80401 USA.

    Computer Skills:
    Ms Office (world, Excels, Outlook)
    Internet
    Can Handle window & DOS Operating System
    Other Customized Software

    English Language Skill:
    Having appreciable English Language Skills, I can speak read and write it excellently.
    Personal Information:
    Date of Birth: 02/02/1978
    CNIC No: 37405-0281719-5
    Martial Status: Married
    Province: Punjab
    Nationality: Pakistan
    Religion: Islam
    Languages: English, Urdu, Punjabi
    Special Reward:
    Certificate of registration presented by national Association of Nephrology Technician/ Technologists 11 W. Monument Avenue, Suite 510, Dayton, Ohio 45402-1233 by the California Board of Registered.

    Courses & Workshops:
    Attend the application and operation orientation of B. Braun Hemodialysis Machine Dialog at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad 16th & 17th October 2001.

    Attended 1st National Intensive Course on Dialysis Technician / Nursing at Margalla Motel 21st 22nd April 2001.

    Certificate from UNIPLAN Trade International (Pvt) Limited Dated 23rd April 2001 Regarding Training on Fresenius Hemodialysis Machine.

    Attend Workshop on Cardiac Life Support by Deptt of Medicine, KRL Hospital, and Islamabad from 17th to 19th September 2001.

    Attend short Intensive Course on Dialysis Techniques at Federal Government Services Hospital, Islamabad in April 2003.

    Attended Conference & Workshop for Dialysis Nurses & Technician in Shifa International Hospital Islamabad from 4th & 5th October 2003.

    Attended the continuing Medical Education (C.M.E) Program for Hemodialysis Machine Toray 321-V, TR 3000 MIRAI and latest Model TR 8000 YUGA & concept of Water Treatment System on 9th May 2005.

    Professional Experiences:
    Worked as Dialysis Technician in Al-Ehsan Hospital, Maree Road, Rawalpindi from 1st Jan to 28th August 2001.

    Working as Dialysis Technician at KRL Hospital Islamabad from 28th August 2001 to still continue.

    Expert at Dialysis Machines:
    1. GAMBRO AK95 , AK90, AK 10
    2. FRESENIUS 4008H, 4008S and All old Models
    3. B,BRAUN Dialog & Dialog+
    4. NIPRO Surdial
    5. COBE Centrysystem3 & Centrysystem3+
    6. DIANAMI




  4. Dialysis technician
    Posted on 3-3-2008 byShahnawaj Mo.09891222141
    Date 5-1-2009
    I have been working in Escort Heart Institute New Delhi and now more than three year expirience.

  5. senior dialysis technician

    i have completed 2yrs diploma in dialysis technician from aligarh muslim university and now have more than 9 yrs exp.in this field..now i m working in artemis health institute gurgaon india.as head dialysis technician.

  6. To Whom It May Concern:

    With reference to your advertisement in Singapore, I am interested in applying for the captioned position.

    I have been working as dialysis Technician for more than Seven (7) years and trained in handling dialysis machines (like frecinius)in the Philippines. I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss with you personally how I can best serve your organization.

    Thank you for your time and consideration and I look forward to hearing from you.



    Yours sincerely,

    Ricardo Traquina
    Email: ricardo.traquina@yahoo.com
    Mobile # +6581414193 (SG)
    Mobile# +639157027264 (PH)

  7. i have Diploma in DIALYSIS THERAPY.I HAVE ONE YEAR EXPERIENCE IN DIALYSIS TECHNICIAN FROM APOLLO HOSPITAL NEW DELHI[INDIA].I HAVE 4 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN DIALYSIS IN CORPORATE HOSPITAL IN INDIA. RECENTLY I AM WORKING AS A DIALYSIS TYECHNICIAN IN ADITYA BIRLA GROUP HOSPITAL.I WANT TO DO WORK IN SINGAPORE IN DIALYSIS.PLS REPLY ON MY MAIL[ rishi.tiwari@adityabirla.com]

  8. Dialysis Technician

    V.S.Magesh
    Blk 272 Tampines st 22
    #02-40 Singapore 520272
    Mobile: +65 98831709
    Email: mageshs25@yaho.com

    Date: 18 Aug 2008

    Dear Sir/Madam

    This letter is to express my interest in Dialysis/Patient Care Technician position posted on the wed site. The opportunity presented in this listing is very appealing and I believe that my strong technical experience and education will make me a very competitive candidate for this position.

    Thanks for your consideration and I look forward to hearing from you

    yours sincerely
    Magesh

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