Job Description for Dialysis Technician

Dialysis technicians work in hospitals and clinical environments to assist patients in need of dialysis procedures; these patients often have failing kidneys and/or kidney diseases and need their blood cleaned because their body cannot do it for them. These technicians evaluate patients prior to the dialysis being carried out; this includes taking blood pressure, weight, temperature, and pulse. The dialysis equipment must also be tested and routine maintenance must be carried out to ensure proper functioning.

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Dialysis Technician Tasks
  • Operate dialysis machines to treat patients who have kidney or renal failure.
  • Prepare patients physically for dialysis and explain dialysis equipment and procedures.
  • Monitor dialysis procedure to ensure patient safety and that equipment is operating properly.

About Pittsburg, California

Contra Costa County, California
69,427
Male:
33,309 (48.0%)
Female:
36,118 (52.0%)
Pittsburg is an industrial city in Contra Costa County, California. The population was 63,264 at the 2010 census. It is located on the southern shore of the Suisun Bay in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area. In 1849, Colonel Jonathan D. Stevenson (from New York) bought the Rancho Los Medanos land grant, and laid out a town he called New York of the Pacific. By 1850, this venture failed. With the discovery of coal in the nearby town of Nortonville, California, the place became a port for coaling, and adopted the name Black Diamond, after the mining firm that built the Black Diamond Coal Mining Railroad from there to Nortonville. Because of the industrial potential of the site, a name change to Pittsburg was proposed in 1909. Pittsburg, originally settled in 1839, was called first "New York Landing", then "Black Diamond", before citizens voted on "Pittsburg" on February...
Pittsburg:
$61,878
California:
$64,500
$1,495
Pittsburg:
$327,500
California:
$449,100
6.6%

Dialysis Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Dialysis Technician

10-19 years
100%

Years of Experience

10-19 years
100%