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This is a discussion on Dialysis technician in Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA), part of Nursing Student ... Hey there, so I am a last year RN student with one year CNA experience in long term care, and one...by nurseling30 Aug 29, '12Hey there, so I am a last year RN student with one year CNA experience in long term care, and one year in a large hospital's float pool. I am considering looking into working as a dialysis tech while I finish school, as this may be the kind of nursing I'd like to do. I have looked at DaVita, does anyone know how complicated the work is, or if it is common to get hired without dialysis experience? Any info will greatly help! Thanks!!
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- Sep 13, '12 by statnie83I work at Davita I have been a PCT for 18 months and over all it's great. I'm in my first semester of the ADN program and I work 24-26 hours per week right now, only for health insurAnce. I work 1 16 hour day, and 1 10-12 hour day. I love my unit over all. We really do have teamwork. We tend to be short staffed alot, but EVERY tech and Nurse help EVERYONE! I went I with no experience. I was trained with a wonderful and by the book preceptor and I passed my exams with flying colors. My FA is ver accommodating with my school schedule. It's a great company to work for. Overall they take care of the us.
Best of luck!!
- Sep 16, '12 by FutureRNGreenI agree davita does hire pct's but it is also hard to get in davita you have to keep on applying because i am a pct and i just gave up with davita