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 Galveston, Texas

Galveston County, Texas
48,513
Male:
23,701 (48.9%)
Female:
24,812 (51.1%)
Galveston (/ˈɡælvᵻstən/ GAL-viss-tən) is a coastal city located on Galveston Island and Pelican Island in the U.S. state of Texas. The community of 208.3 square miles (539 km2), with its population of 47,762 people (2012 Census estimate), is the county seat and second-largest municipality of Galveston County. It is located within Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area. Named after Bernardo de Gálvez y Madrid, Count of Gálvez (born in Macharaviaya, Spain), Galveston's first European settlements on the island were constructed around 1816 by French pirate Louis-Michel Aury to help the fledgling Republic of Mexico fight Spain. The Port of Galveston was established in 1825 by the Congress of Mexico following its successful independence from Spain. The city served as the main port for the Texas Navy during the Texas Revolution, and later served as the capital of the Republic of Texas. During the 19th century, Galveston became a major U.S. commercial center and one of...
Galveston:
$38,008
Texas:
$52,576
$830
Galveston:
$136,700
Texas:
$131,400
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Dialysis Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Dialysis Technician

20 years or more
100%

Years of Experience

20 years or more
100%

Common Health Benefits

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