Patient Care Technicians - Baystate Health

Req#: R30129
Category(s): Clinical Support, Patient Care Technicians
Full Time / Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: First

Baystate Health, a nationally recognized leader in healthcare quality and safety, is looking for a Full Time Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician (CCHT) to join our team in Springfield, MA.


  • Full time, 1st shift

  • Hours: 6am-6:30pm

  • Rotating days, weekends and holidays may be required


  • Baystate Main Campus
  • Springfield, MA


  • Excellent Compensation High-quality, low-cost medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Generous PTO – up to 25 days in the first year, with scheduled earned increases
  • Continuing education support and reimbursement
  • First Time Home Buyers Financial Packages
  • Farm Share Memberships
  • 403b retirement company match & annual company contribution increase based on years of service
  • Free money coach advice from a certified professional
  • Wellbeing programs that include but are not limited to mental, physical, and financial health
  • Pet, home, auto and personal insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Reimbursement for a variety of wellbeing activities, included but limited to gym membership and equipment, personal trainer, massage and so much more!
  • Wellbeing programs that include but are not limited to mental, physical, and financial health

Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’ only academic center and tertiary care provider has a long and proud tradition of continuous learning and improvement. We educate and train hundreds of healthcare workers every year and advance knowledge about new approaches to care. At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff.  We are committed to increasing diverse representation across our organization. Together our inspired and compassionate teams manage the whole health needs of all communities in need.  


  • Certification as a CCHT

  • At least 1 year of experience working as a CCHT

  • CPR through AHA

  • Ability to multitask   

  • Dedication to patient care and attention to detail

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Good interpersonal skills

We strive to be the place where we can help you build the career you deserve – apply today – YOU belong at Baystate!


We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. The base pay range shown above considers the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This base pay range does not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role.


A certified clinical hemodialysis technician is part of the team that provides patient care to people undergoing chronic hemodialysis treatment due to renal failure. In addition to managing equipment, other duties include monitoring patient status and providing general medical assistance.

The hemodialysis setting is a highly invasive and specialized patient care environment, and you serve multiple roles as a certified clinical hemodialysis technician. Working closely with RNs and other medical professionals, you deliver quality patient care to patients who require dialysis treatments. Your other duties include equipment maintenance and repair, dialyzer reprocessing, and the documentation of care provided.

You initiate and discontinue hemodialysis treatments, as well as obtain blood samples and monitor vital signs.

Your responsibilities for equipment management include programming, cleaning, and monitoring the hemodialysis machines. With an in-depth understanding of the facility’s water treatment system, you watch this system closely as part of patient safety.

Job Responsibilities:

1) Assembling the dialysis machine and ensuring its proper performance

2) Monitoring patients undergoing dialysis treatment

3) Ensuring that the usage of the dialysis machine is safe and secure     

4) Assisting with timely transport of patients and supplies (e.g. blood products)

5) Monitoring and adjusting patient fluid removal rates as required

6) Coordination of patient care via working in tandem with nurses and providers

7) Ensuring the sterilization of operating equipment before use

8) Responding to emergency scenarios

9) Attending to patient needs (emotional and physical) and timely transport

10) Educating patients on health maintenance and care

11) Developing operational training material for staff

12) Main R/O water testing as requested

13) Dialysis machine and HD bay disinfection

14) Vinegar/bleach of machines

15) Stocking and ordering as needed

16) Organize and clean unit

17) Monitor regulatory requirements as requested (TB room, Phoenix meter, etc.)

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.



GED or HiSET (Required)


Basic Life Support – American Heart Association

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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