Dialysis Technician

Dialysis Technician


duties and responsibilities :

Dialysis Technician operate machines that remove waste and excess fluids from the blood of patients whose kidneys can no longer carry out those functions . Dialysis technicians are also referred to as renal dialysis technicians, hemodialysis technicians, or nephrology technicians. They work under the supervision of physicians , primarily in hospitals and clinics. Dialysis technicians must fully understand the operation of the kidney dialysis machines. They are responsible for their operation , cleaning, and sterilization. They must also fully undersatnd their patients ‘ needs. Dialysis technicians carefully monitor and record weight and vital signs before, during, and after the blood cleansing procedures . Additionally , they instruct patients about in-home treatments . Because dialysis technicians work with blood , they must exercise strict safety precautions against infectious diseases such as hepatitis and AIDS.



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