1. Provides direct patient care including performing patient treatment from start to finish and handling daily operations between patient and dialysis machine. 2. Responsible for basic water room testing related tasks. 3. Responsible for opening and closing the unit and water room. 4. Responds to machine alarms according to established procedures. 5. Responds to emergency situations with appropriate treatment as directed by the RN. 6. Assists in the patient discharge and transfer practices, as directed by the RN, including but not limited to: gathering patient belongings and transporting patient to transportation vehicle, amongst others. 7. Performs dialysis required laboratory procedures and quality control which include specimen collection, performing hemacue testing (WDI only), blood sugar testing, completion of the laboratory request form, and proper labeling of the specimen collected. 8. Documents all care delivered to the patient accordingly to established protocols. 9. Participates in quality improvement activities, including voluntary unit council activities and unit work groups. 10. Supports patient advocacy, patient rights and responsibilities and service standards. 11. Follows established safety and emergency policies and procedures in daily practice or emergency situations including handling of equipment and supplies during emergencies. 12. Attends in-service programs provided by the Clinical Department and uses job-related guidance assistance from supervisor. 13. Successfully completes annual competencies in vascular access cannulation, central line care, sterile central line dressing changes, phlebotomy, dialysis machine priming, blood glucose monitoring, and hemoglobin monitoring. 14. Float to other units as needed for staffing.