Hemodialysis Technician

A Hemodialysis Technician (Dialysis Tech) works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). A Dialysis Technician are responsible for operating the dialysis machines and monitoring the patients undergoing dialysis treatment.


A Dialysis Technician provide direct patient care to people undergoing chronic Hemodialysis treatment due to renal failure. A Dialysis Technician provides patients with important social and emotional support and also provide vital information on patient conditions to nurses.

Dialysis Technicians work in Dialysis clinics, hospitals, and in-home settings.

This program introduces students to basic Hemodialysis Technician skills. The students will learn and demonstrate these skills, which include:

  • Principles of Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis Devices
  • Vascular Access
  • Hemodialysis Procedure and Complications
  • Dialyzer Reprocessing
  • Water Treatment
  • Vital Signs
  • Infection Control

Students also gain plenty of hands-on experience during lab activities

Classes are:

  • 11 weeks (Classroom): Tuesdays & Thursdays (9am-1:30pm)
  • 3 Months: 200 Hours (Externship)

Employment as a Hemodialysis Technician a great entry point for the healthcare industry. You will be deeply involved in patient-care, making sure that sick and injured patients have their basic needs met, you can be employed at any Hospital or Dialysis Clinic, etc.


The mission of FAKS Allied Health is to design programs that prepare students to functions safely and efficiently and be ready for entry-level positions in their respective fields.

We are committed to excellence in education and take pride in our educational mission and our ability to respond to the educational needs of a changing community and its institutions in the healthcare field.

FAKS Allied Health Education Center was established in October 2001. The school initially offered Certified Nursing Assistant Certification (CNA) with the approval of the Georgia Medical Care Foundation. Since then, the school has enrolled, graduated, and placed 1100 plus students in jobs with local health care facilities. Recently, school officials applied and received authorization to offer several other programs.