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Davita Patient Care Technician in Grand Junction, Colorado

710 Wellington AvenueSuite 20,GrandJunction,Colorado,81501-6100,United States of America*We are offering a $2,500 bonus for this opening! Please ask yourrecruiter for needs!*Joining DaVita as Patient Care Technician (PCT) is an exciting opportunityto jump start your career in the health care industry. With paid, extensivetraining, you will gain the skills needed to care for our patients and builda network of other health care professionals across the geography where youlive. Once you have successfully completed training, you will join aholistic team of care professionals - including nurses, dietitian, socialworkers, and other experienced PCTs - to care for our patients. It's not ajob, it's giving life and a career based on passion and purpose.Our PCTs also find DaVita professionally fulfilling. To help advance yourcareer, we offer clear paths to higher levels of responsibility andcompensation by becoming a PCT II or PCT III. Through DaVita's Bridge toyour Dreams program, teammates who have been in their role for sixconsecutive months and in good standing, are eligible to receive tuitionassistance up front to pursue their dream of becoming a DaVita RN and gettingtheir Associates Degree in Nursing. We also have dedicated training to becomea Facility Administer, and training to become a Regional OperationsDirector. Your success is driven by your performance and desire.Our PCT roles do not require previous health care experience so considerapplying today.What you can expect:Direct Patient Care.Spend the majority of your day in direct one-on-onepatient care to provide safe, comfortable and hygienic dialysis treatment.Our PCTs care for up to 4 patients at a time.Technician Duties. To monitor patients before, during and after dialysistreatment including measuring and recording stats, patient observations,and hemodialysis machine setup.Please note you will have exposure to blood andneedles.Continuous Improvement:We are consistently looking for ways to improveprocesses for our patients and teammates as we aim to build the greatesthealth care community the world has ever seen.Building long-term relationshipswith your patients who are suffering from endstage renal disease and are receiving treatment on average 3 times/week. Youwill also be responsible for educating patients on Kidney Dialysis relatedtopics.Team.Cross functional team of clinicians including technicians, nurses,dietitians, social workers and leadership. PCTs work under the supervisionof a RN.Schedule. Shifts can begin as early as 4:30 am and can vary based on patientneeds. Your expected shift will be shared during the interview processSome details about this position:Training may take place in a facility or a training clinic with a class of newteammates other than your assigned home clinicHours of work may vary during the training period; however, you willtypically be working between 32-40 hours per week during trainingYou must be flexible on the final home clinic placement as it may be in adifferent location; there is also the potential to float to various clinicsduring and after your trainingYou must have a flexible schedule and be able to work mornings, evenings,weekends, and holidayRequirements:Desire to enter the health care field to care for other people in needHigh school diploma or equivalentMust be comfortable working around blood and needlesMust be comfortable mixing acid or bicarbFlexibility and availability to work mornings, evenings, weekends andholidays as neededPhysical and mental ability to work long hours (some shifts are 12+hours) on your feet so wear comfortable shoes! Our work ends when it'ssafe for our patients.Willingness to train and work across multiple clinics within the territory asneeded.Health care experience a plus including: BONENT Certified, CertifiedHemodialysis Technician (CHT), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA),Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), or Phlebotomy certification.Are you ready to make a positive difference in a patient's life?Ta