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 Ashland, Kentucky

Boyd County, Kentucky
21,551
Male:
10,017 (46.5%)
Female:
11,534 (53.5%)
Ashland is a home rule-class city in Boyd County, Kentucky, in the United States. Ashland, the largest city in Boyd County, is located upon the southern bank of the Ohio River. The population was 21,684 at the 2010 census. Ashland is a part of the Huntington, West Virginia metropolitan area. As of the 2010 census, this metropolitan statistical area (MSA) had a population of 287,702. New definitions from February 28, 2013 placed the population at 363,000. Ashland is the second-largest city within the MSA, after Huntington, West Virginia. Ashland serves as an important economic and medical center for northeast Kentucky and is part of the fifth-largest metropolitan area in Kentucky. Ashland dates back to the migration of the Poage family from the Shenandoah Valley via the Cumberland Gap in 1786. They erected a homestead along the Ohio River and named it Poage's Landing. Also called Poage Settlement, the community that developed...
Ashland:
$37,789
Kentucky:
$43,342
$566
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$89,900
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$121,600
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Key Stats for Dialysis Technician

1-4 years
100%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
100%