Davita STAR Dialysis Patient Care Technician in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Position DescriptionThe STAR Program is a 9-10 week paid training period in which you will gainthe dialysis skills needed for a career at DaVita. Upon completion, ourintent is to find you a position within Colorado Springs as a Patient CareTechnician ("PCT").As a Patient Care Technician in training, you will play an important role atDaVita and in the lives of patients and their families. As part of ourprofessional team of clinicians, you will be responsible for measuring andrecording stats, patient observations, machine set up and other duties toensure the compassionate, professional delivery of outpatient dialysisservicesOur dialysis Patient Care Technicians work under the supervision of nephrologynurses to provide safe, comfortable, and hygienic dialysis treatment forpatients. They are often the teammates who have the most "one-on-one"time with patients in the facility.Many PCTs get to know the patients coming in for treatment on a personal basisand develop a good working relationship with them. Our best PCTs alsounderstand the importance of teamwork and collaboration with the other membersof the clinical care team. After all, we are all in this together,working toward the same goals: optimal clinical outcomes for our patientsand a fun and fulfilling environment for our teammates.If you love patient-centered health care with real relationships inside acompany that encourages fun on and off of the clock, then DaVita might bethe place for you.Some details about this position:You will be trained for 9-10 weeks with aclass of new teammates at a training clinic or facilityHours of work may varyduring the training period; however, you will typically be working between32-40 hours per week during training Your training will include a combinationof classroom and hands-on learning, through DaVita's award-winningtraining programsThis position may require that you will be willing to floatto various clinics during and after your trainingYou must have a flexibleschedule and be able to work mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidayQualificationsHigh school diploma or equivalent required; Minimum of 4 years of PCT workexperience on or before October 14, 2008 may be substituted in lieu of ahigh school diploma or equivalentCurrent CPR certification required (or mustbe obtained within 60 days of employment)Demonstrated completion of allapplicable state requirements in the state in which employed as a dialysistechnician (AKA: patient care technician) requiredBONENT or CHTcertification preferred or as required by state regulationCNA, CertifiedMedical Assistant, or Phlebotomy certification preferredNew teammates willbe required to obtain certification within 18 months of hireJoin us as we pursue our vision "To Build the Greatest Healthcare Communitythe World has Ever Seen."Why wait? Explore a career with DaVita today.To learn more about our Village and the world of dialysis, .DaVita is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. As such,DaVita makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualifications andexperience, and without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex,gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability orprotected vDaVita will not consider permanent (green card) or temporary(non-immigrant) immigration sponsorship for Patient Care Technicianpositions under current United States Immigration and Nationality Laws. DaVitareserves the right to change this policy without notice.Position SummaryJob Title: STAR Dialysis Patient Care TechnicianJobFunction: Patient Care / Dialysis TechLocation: Colorado Springs, ColoradoDaVita is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. As such,DaVita makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualificationsand experience, and without regard to race, color, religion, sex,gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability orprotected veteran status.