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 Orland Park, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
57,802
Male:
26,868 (46.5%)
Female:
30,934 (53.5%)
Orland Park is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States, and a middle-class suburb of Chicago which in 2010 had a population of 56,767. 25 miles (40 km) southwest of Chicago, Orland Park is close to several interstate highways, with the I-80 east-west coast connector as its southern border. The Metra commuter rail system links it to the Chicago Loop and from there to O'Hare and Midway airports. The village was incorporated on May 31, 1892. Orland Park is in southwest Cook County in Orland, Palos, and Bremen Townships. A small portion of the village extends into Frankfort Township in Will County. It is 25 miles (40 km) southwest of downtown Chicago. According to the 2010 census, Orland Park has a total area of 22.167 square miles (57.41 km2), of which 21.88 square miles (56.67 km2) (or 98.71%) is land and 0.287 square miles (0.74 km2) (or 1.29%) is water. The main bodies of water in Orland are two...
Orland Park:
$79,334
Illinois:
$57,166
$1,089
Orland Park:
$275,700
Illinois:
$175,700
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Dialysis Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Dialysis Technician

5-9 years
100%

Years of Experience

5-9 years
100%

Common Health Benefits

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