certified clinical hemodialysis technician resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Professional Certified Hemodialysis Technician with 6 years working in high volume dialysis center in busy urban location. Caring and supportive clinician committed to providing quality service to patients and maintaining high standard of cleanliness and hygiene in dialysis environment. Held position as primary preceptor, risk management team member and first stick team member.

  • Thorough understanding of reportable parameters
  • Adept at AV Fistula / Graft Cannulation
  • Maintaining positive attitude in stressful situations
  • Interpersonal Communication Skills
  • Safety Protocols
  • Blood Sample Collection
  • Infection Control Measures
  • Machine Operations
  • Infectious Disease Mitigation
  • Technical Troubleshooting
  • Water Quality Testing
  • Detail Oriented
Work History
Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician, 04/2017 - Current
Banner Health Sun City, AZ, Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Measured and recorded patients' pre-dialysis and post-dialysis vital statistics.
  • Cleaned and connected fistulas, grafts, and catheters to prevent infection.
  • Cleaned and disinfected hemodialysis machines, chairs, trays, room and equipment.
  • Monitored each patient closely during treatment to check for any adverse reactions or change in condition and reported emergencies to attending nurses.
  • Administered oxygen, anesthetic, and saline as prescribed.
  • Started and ended reverse osmosis water systems and completed water quality monitoring tests.
  • Explained dialysis procedures to patients and answered questions and concerns prior to starting dialysis.
  • Performed routine quality control and safety checks on all equipment.
  • Set-up equipment for dialysis and primed dialyzer in preparation for use.
  • Followed directions when mixing dialysate and priming dialyzer with saline or heparinized solutions.
  • Provided in-patient care for 4-8 dialysis patients simultaneously focusing on providing clean, safe and comfortable treatment environment.
  • Safely transported, transferred, and positioned patients on chairs for treatment.
  • Set up and operated dialysis machines for patients receiving treatment for kidney failure.
  • Conducted equipment and safety checks on hemodialysis equipment and supplies.
  • Recorded patient's pre-dialysis weight, vitals and any new medical conditions.
  • Recorded client data on hemodialysis flow chart.
  • Explained dialysis procedures and hemodialysis machine operation to patients prior to treatment to ease anxieties.
  • Inventoried, ordered, and restocked equipment and supplies needed for hemodialysis treatment.
  • Maintained Primary Preceptor Roll training new dialysis Technicians and Nurses.
  • Maintained active roll on First Stick Team for difficult to cannulate fistulas and grafts.
  • Maintained active member of Risk Management Team.
  • Replaced or repaired damaged, unsafe or malfunctioning equipment in clinic.
  • Filled out work-orders for broken clinic equipment.
  • Helped to maintain friendly, positive and safe environment benefiting patients and staff.
Patient Care Technician, 05/2015 - 04/2017
Adventist Health System Oklahoma City, OK, Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician, noting changes from prior measurements.
  • Answered patient assistance calls, assessed needs and offered qualified support.
  • Collected and transported specimens to prepare for lab testing.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Maximized patient satisfaction by helping individuals carry out personal tasks such as dressing and walking.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Assisted nursing staff with respiratory, cardiopulmonary and physical therapies.
  • Warmly greeted patients and visitors and made each feel welcome.
  • Used wheelchairs, stretchers and movable beds to move patients between hospital locations.
  • Lifted or assisted others to lift patients to move them on or off beds, surgical tables or stretchers.
  • Collected laboratory specimens, dropped off at laboratories and picked up test results.
Warehouse Worker, 08/2006 - 05/2015
In-N-Out Burger - Corporate Dallas, TX, Gansevoort, NY
  • Operated pallet jacks and material moving equipment to receive and transport items from various warehouse locations.
  • Consistently lifted materials weighing as much as 60 pounds.
  • Cleaned and maintained warehouse in compliance with OSHA safety standards.
  • Inspected work areas for cleanliness and obstacles and removed cartons and boxes to keep work areas organized and hazard-free.
  • Performed general housekeeping and cleaning tasks.
  • Used hand-held devices and computers to record and monitor inventory levels and completed audits to uncover and address inaccuracies.
  • Placed incoming inventory in optimal storage locations to promote continued accuracy and easy retrieval.
  • Acknowledged safety issues and contacted shift supervisor regarding concerns and for quick resolution.
  • Managed product staging to efficiently transfer items between receiving, storage and shipping locations.
GED: , Expected in 10/2001
Cohoes High School - Cohoes, NY
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School Attended

  • Cohoes High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Warehouse Worker


  • GED

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