Hey 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!!
Sep 13, '12
I 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
I 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