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 Gilmer, Texas

Upshur County, Texas
5,031
Male:
2,440 (48.5%)
Female:
2,591 (51.5%)
Gilmer is a town in and the county seat of Upshur County, Texas, United States. It is best known for being the home of the East Texas Yamboree, as well as the birthplace of popular music singers Don Henley of the Eagles band, and Johnny Mathis, as well as blues musician Freddie King. The population was 4,905 at the 2010 census. The town's namesake is a former United States Secretary of the Navy, Thomas Walker Gilmer. Gilmer is located at 32°43'57" North, 94°56'49" West (32.732387, -94.946980). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.6 square miles (12.0 km²), all of it land. Four miles west of Gilmer is Lake Gilmer, which opened September 29, 2001. Gilmer is part of a larger area known as the "Piney Woods". The city and the surrounding area boasts a number of impressive specimens. The historic Trail of Tears came through this region, to...
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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: 100%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: