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 Martinsburg, West Virginia

Berkeley County, West Virginia
17,508
Male:
8,218 (46.9%)
Female:
9,290 (53.1%)
Martinsburg is a city in and the county seat of Berkeley County, West Virginia, USA, in the state's Eastern Panhandle region. Its population was 17,227 at the 2010 census, making it the largest city in the Eastern Panhandle and the ninth largest municipality in the state. Martinsburg is one of the core cities in the Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area. Martinsburg was a settlement founded on the upper Potomac River in 1778 during the American Revolutionary War by General Adam Stephen. He named it in honor of Colonel Thomas Bryan Martin, a nephew of Thomas Fairfax, 6th Lord Fairfax of Cameron. Aspen Hall is a Georgian mansion, the oldest house in the city. Part was built in 1745 by Edward Beeson, Sr. Aspen Hall and its wealthy residents had key roles in the agricultural, religious, transportation, and political history of the region. Significant events related to the French and Indian War; the...
Martinsburg:
$36,736
West Virginia:
$41,576
$783
Martinsburg:
$145,700
West Virginia:
$100,200
8.7%

Dialysis Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Dialysis Technician

1-4 years
100%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
100%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%