I work for fresenius. In my area only RN''s function as the nurse. LPN/LVN's would work as PCTs w/ the pts. Starting pay I believe is in the $12.80 area...
Wow! 12.80? Here, our regular nurse's aids with no certification make right around that! I know aids that make around 15/ hr.
Anyway,thank you for replying. I just love new information! So, do you enjoy dialysis? I work with mostly stroke/cardiac/geriatric patients, and I enjoy that. Once I get my LVN, I would like to experience something new. Everytime I mention dialysis to the nurses i work with, I get told 2 things. Either they think it's a great idea and I would love it, or they think it is depressing!
Apr 20, '11
I am in houston working as an LVN for Davita at 20 bucks an hour Trust me I started diaysis as a new grad and you will lose about 90 % of your nursing skills Its very physically demanding work and you will either love it or hate it everything you know now will go right ou the window
Apr 23, '11
I'm in Dallas with Davita. I make 20/hour with 5 years dialysis experience as a pct.
Jul 7, '11
Hi. Did you ever find a job in dialysis?
Jul 13, '11
Jesscaa713.... i haven't started applying yet! I don't graduate LVN school until August 12th! I plan to start applying for jobs in the next couple of weeks though!