DaVita STAR Dialysis Patient Care Technician in Lakewood, Colorado

The STAR Program is a 9-10 week paid training

period in which you will gain the dialysis skills needed for a career at

DaVita. Upon completion, our intent is to find you a position within (Enter

Geographic Location) as a Patient Care Technician (“PCT”).

As a

Patient Care Technician in training, you will play an important role at

DaVita and in the lives of patients and their families. As part of our

professional team of clinicians, you will be responsible for measuring and

recording stats, patient observations, machine set up and other duties to

ensure the compassionate, professional delivery of outpatient dialysis



dialysis Patient Care Technicians work under the supervision of nephrology

nurses to provide safe, comfortable, and hygienic dialysis treatment for

patients. 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 basis and develop a good

working relationship with them. Our best PCTs also understand the

importance of teamwork and collaboration with the other members of the clinical

care team. After all, we are all in this together, working toward the

same goals: optimal clinical outcomes for our patients and a fun and fulfilling

environment for our teammates.

If you love

patient-centered health care with real relationships inside a company that

encourages fun on and off of the clock, then DaVita might be the place for you.

Some details about this


  • You will be trained for 9-10 weeks with a class of newteammates at a training clinic or facility
  • Hours of work may vary during the training period;however, you will typically be working between 32-40 hours per week duringtraining
  • Your training will include acombination of classroom and hands-on learning, through DaVita’saward-winning training programs
  • This position may require that you will be willing tofloat to various clinics during and after your training
  • You must have a flexible schedule and be able to workmornings, evenings, weekends, and holiday

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Minimum of4 years of PCT work experience on or before October 14, 2008 may besubstituted in lieu of a high school diploma or equivalent

  • Current CPR certification required (or must be obtainedwithin 60 days of employment)
  • Demonstrated completion of all applicable staterequirements in the state in which employed as a dialysis technician (AKA:patient care technician) required
  • BONENT or CHT certification preferred or as required bystate regulation
  • CNA, Certified Medical Assistant, or Phlebotomycertification preferred
  • New teammates will be required to obtaincertification within 18 months of hire

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DaVita is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. As such, DaVita makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualifications and experience, and without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

DaVita will not consider permanent (green card) or temporary (non-immigrant) immigration sponsorship for Patient Care Technician positions under current United States Immigration and Nationality Laws. DaVita reserves the right to change this policy without notice.