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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Professional Certified Hemodialysis Technician with 19 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. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

Skills
  • Dialysis treatment
  • Biohazardous waste disposal
  • Advanced nephrology proficiency
  • HIPAA
  • Patient education
  • Measuring vital signs
  • Infection control standards
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Access Manager
  • Preceptor
  • Bilingual
  • Skilled in patient relations
Work History
Dialysis Technician, 07/2019 to Current
Ardent Health ServicesTyler, TX,
    • Set up and operated dialysis machines for patients receiving treatment for kidney failure.
    • Cleaned and connected to access sites, including fistulas, grafts, and catheters, by following infection control protocols.
    • Cleaned and disinfected hemodialysis machines, chairs, trays, room and equipment.
    • Explained dialysis procedures to patients and answered questions and concerns prior to starting dialysis.
    • Performed routine quality control and safety checks on all equipment.
    • Inventoried, ordered, and restocked equipment and supplies needed for hemodialysis treatment.
    • Followed directions when mixing dialysate and priming dialyzer with saline or heparinized solutions.
    • Measured and recorded patients' pre-dialysis and post-dialysis vital statistics, including weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse rate, and respiration rate.
    • Started and ended reverse osmosis water systems and completed water quality monitoring tests.
    • Safely transported, transferred, and positioned patients on chairs for treatment.
    • Explained dialysis procedures and hemodialysis machine operation to patients prior to treatment to ease anxieties.
    • Set-up equipment for dialysis and primed dialyzer in preparation for use.
    • Provided in-patient care for 25 dialysis patients simultaneously focusing on providing clean, safe and comfortable treatment environment.
    • Administered medication such as Heparin, oxygen, anesthetic, and saline as needed.
    • Recorded client data on hemodialysis flow chart.
    • Monitored each patient closely during treatment to check for any adverse reactions or change in condition and reported emergencies to attending nurses.
    • Conducted equipment and safety checks on hemodialysis equipment and supplies.
    • Recorded patient's pre-dialysis weight, vitals and any new medical conditions.
    • Expert cannulator
    • Access Manager
Dialysis Patient Care Technician, 08/2017 to 06/2019
Dsi Renal, IncToledo, OH,
    • Cleaned and disinfected hemodialysis machines, chairs, trays, room and equipment.
    • Explained dialysis procedures to patients and answered questions and concerns prior to starting dialysis.
    • Measured and recorded patients' pre-dialysis and post-dialysis vital statistics, including weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse rate, and respiration rate.
    • Provided in-patient care for 12 dialysis patients simultaneously focusing on providing clean, safe and comfortable treatment environment.
    • Followed directions when mixing dialysate and priming dialyzer with saline or heparinized solutions.
    • Recorded client data on hemodialysis flow chart.
    • Started and ended reverse osmosis water systems and completed water quality monitoring tests.
    • Inventoried, ordered, and restocked equipment and supplies needed for hemodialysis treatment.
    • Recorded patient's pre-dialysis weight, vitals and any new medical conditions.
    • Conducted equipment and safety checks on hemodialysis equipment and supplies.
    • Administered medication such as Heparin, oxygen, anesthetic, and saline as needed.
    • Explained dialysis procedures and hemodialysis machine operation to patients prior to treatment to ease anxieties.
    • Monitored each patient closely during treatment to check for any adverse reactions or change in condition and reported emergencies to attending nurses.
    • Safely transported, transferred, and positioned patients on chairs for treatment.
    • Performed routine quality control and safety checks on all equipment.
    • Set up and operated dialysis machines for patients receiving treatment for kidney failure.
    • Cleaned and connected to access sites, including fistulas, grafts, and catheters, by following infection control protocols.
    • Set-up equipment for dialysis and primed dialyzer in preparation for use.
Dialysis Patient Care Technician, 08/2014 to 07/2017
Dsi Renal, IncAiea, HI,
    • Cleaned and disinfected hemodialysis machines, chairs, trays, room and equipment.
    • Explained dialysis procedures to patients and answered questions and concerns prior to starting dialysis.
    • Measured and recorded patients' pre-dialysis and post-dialysis vital statistics, including weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse rate, and respiration rate.
    • Provided in-patient care for 25 dialysis patients simultaneously focusing on providing clean, safe and comfortable treatment environment.
    • Followed directions when mixing dialysate and priming dialyzer with saline or heparinized solutions.
    • Recorded client data on hemodialysis flow chart.
    • Inventoried, ordered, and restocked equipment and supplies needed for hemodialysis treatment.
    • Recorded patient's pre-dialysis weight, vitals and any new medical conditions.
    • Conducted equipment and safety checks on hemodialysis equipment and supplies.
    • Administered medication such as Heparin, oxygen, anesthetic, and saline as needed.
    • Explained dialysis procedures and hemodialysis machine operation to patients prior to treatment to ease anxieties.
    • Safely transported, transferred, and positioned patients on chairs for treatment.
    • Monitored each patient closely during treatment to check for any adverse reactions or change in condition and reported emergencies to attending nurses.
    • Performed routine quality control and safety checks on all equipment.
    • Cleaned and connected to access sites, including fistulas, grafts, and catheters, by following infection control protocols.
    • Provided consultation to patients on community support programs, ambulatory treatment options, or termination of treatment.
    • Set up and operated dialysis machines for patients receiving treatment for kidney failure.
    • Set-up equipment for dialysis and primed dialyzer in preparation for use.
Dialysis Patient Care Technician, 04/2002 to 08/2014
Dsi Renal, IncBaltimore, MD,
    • Cleaned and disinfected hemodialysis machines, chairs, trays, room and equipment.
    • Explained dialysis procedures to patients and answered questions and concerns prior to starting dialysis.
    • Measured and recorded patients' pre-dialysis and post-dialysis vital statistics, including weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse rate, and respiration rate.
    • Provided in-patient care for 31 dialysis patients simultaneously focusing on providing clean, safe and comfortable treatment environment.
    • Followed directions when mixing dialysate and priming dialyzer with saline or heparinized solutions.
    • Recorded client data on hemodialysis flow chart.
    • Started and ended reverse osmosis water systems and completed water quality monitoring tests.
    • Inventoried, ordered, and restocked equipment and supplies needed for hemodialysis treatment.
    • Conducted equipment and safety checks on hemodialysis equipment and supplies.
    • Recorded patient's pre-dialysis weight, vitals and any new medical conditions.
    • Administered medication such as Heparin, oxygen, anesthetic, and saline as needed.
    • Explained dialysis procedures and hemodialysis machine operation to patients prior to treatment to ease anxieties.
    • Monitored each patient closely during treatment to check for any adverse reactions or change in condition and reported emergencies to attending nurses.
    • Safely transported, transferred, and positioned patients on chairs for treatment.
    • Performed routine quality control and safety checks on all equipment.
    • Set up and operated dialysis machines for patients receiving treatment for kidney failure.
    • Cleaned and connected to access sites, including fistulas, grafts, and catheters, by following infection control protocols.
    • Set-up equipment for dialysis and primed dialyzer in preparation for use.
Education
GED: , Expected in 03/2002
Reading Area Community College - Reading, PA
GPA:
Certifications
  • CCHT - Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician

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School Attended
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Job Titles Held:
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Dialysis Patient Care Technician
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Degrees
  • GED