Dialysis Technicians 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.
- HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA
- MUST BE AT LEAST 16 Y.O.
- VALID SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
- VALID STATE ID OR DRIVER'S LICENSE
- MUST PASS WRITTEN ADMISSION EXAM
- HEPA B TEST
- TUBERCULOSIS SKIN TEST
- PHYSICAL EXAM
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 understand 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.
We're BONENT Approved!
BONENT has approved Jethro Healthcare's Dialysis educational program for use in the initial certification process. Exam applicants who complete the training program at Jethro Healthcare School may apply to take the BONENT exam upon successful completion of the program.
Jethro Healthcare School,LLC is approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education.
Complaints against this school may be registered with the Illinois Board of Higher Education,1 N Old State Capitol Plaza Suite 300 Springfield, IL 62701, www.IBHE.org.
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