Dialysis Technician Job Description Sample
Dialysis Technician - Outpatient Dialysis
How have you impacted someone's life today? At Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system. As a part of our professional team of clinicians, the Dialysis Technician will be responsible for measuring and recording stats, patient observations, machine set up and more. Our dialysis Patient Care Technicians work under the supervision of nephrology nurses to provide safe, comfortable and hygienic dialysis treatments for patients. They are often the teammates who have the most “one-on-one” time with patients in the facility. A day in the life of a Dialysis Technician at Meridian Health includes:
Administers and monitoring dialysis treatments under the supervision of RNs
Initiating and terminating dialysis treatment
Cannulating vascular access
Monitoring vital signs and dialysis treatment, communicating changes to RN
Troubleshooting dialysis machine alarms
Addressing patent needs throughout the dialysis treatment, communicating issues to RN
RO trending and water testing
Other tasks as needed
High School Diploma or GED is required
CPR/BLS is required
PCA, PCT, or Dialysis Technician experience is preferred
Dialysis certification is required for experienced technicians that have been working as a dialysis technician for 18 months or more
Excellent communication skills are required
If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today! Job ID: 2017-24493 Process Level Name: JERSEY SHORE UNIV MED CTR Shift: Day Shift Hours: 5:30 to 4:30p
Standard shifts for this job will be 5:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m. including every other Saturday from 5:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Scheduling is based upon patient needs.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTSHigh school graduate or GED equivalent required. Previous patient care experience in a hospital setting or related facility preferred. Current CPR certification required (or must be obtained within 60 days of employment). Successful completion of a hemodialysis technician training or orientation program that is approved by the medical director and governing body, under the direction of a registered nurse, focused on the operation of kidney dialysis equipment and machines, providing direct patient care, and communication and interpersonal skills, including patient sensitivity training and care of difficult patients.
Previous patient care experience in a hospital setting or related facility preferred. Must be able to push and pull heavy medical equipment (on wheels) weighing up to 200 pounds on a daily basis. Must be capable of verifying visual and audio alarms on machines.
Must be able to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds. Must have full range of body motion and flexibility. Must have ability to climb, reach, kneel, stoop, and bend on a daily basis.
Required to pass all written exams with a score of 80%. Required to pass initial and annual competency including written and demonstrated skills. Attend continuing education classes related to End Stage Renal Disease and obtain a minimum of at least 5 hours annually. Be certified under a State certification program or a national commercially available certification program, as follows-- For newly employed patient care technicians, within 18 months of being hired as a dialysis patient care technician; or1. (ii) For patient care technicians employed on October 14, 2008, within 18 months after such date.5.
Required to renew certification as defined by state or federal regulation. The facility would prefer certified patient care technicians, but all levels of education are welcome and will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
ORGANIZATION:Function under direct supervision of a registered nurse through delegated authority.Has direct contact with hospital staff and external contacts, and is required to assist in obtaining requested information/direction.
AGE OF PATIENTS SERVED: Young Adults to Geriatric (18 yrs. and above)
SPECIFIC DUTIES Performs duties that are required to prepare the equipment and supplies for the dialysis treatments. Machine Care -Cleans, disinfects and rinses dialysis machines according to protocol. Prepares machines and related equipment for hemodialysis treatments per facility procedures.
Troubleshoots machine alarms as appropriate. Safely operates all dialysis-related equipment. Reports machine problems to mechanical technician.
Removes disposables and cleans station after each treatment. Is knowledgeable of all emergency equipment/ emergency operational procedures. Patient Care -Performs duties to assist with the care of the patient. Obtains vital signs and weights of the patients.
Prepares supplies for the dialysis treatment. Performs cannulation via a vascular access or catheter. Administration of local anesthetics shall be limited to intradermal, subcutaneous, or topical administration.
Obtains laboratory specimen via vascular access/catheter. Initiates dialysis treatment/terminates dialysis treatments safely per facility protocol. Monitors patients during dialysis treatments.
Assists with changeover. Mixes acids and bicarbonate according to protocol. Reports any significant information or change in patient condition to the Patient Care Coordinator and or designee.
Responsible for accurate documentation of information related to patient treatment in the appropriate patient record. Attends patient care-plan meetings when appropriate. Disposes of medical waste per facility protocol.
Disinfects non disposable equipment as directed by facility protocols. Is responsible for ordering and stocking supplies. Performs other related work as assigned by Patient Care Coordinator and or designee. Professionalism -Demonstrates professionalism according to facility guidelines, adheres to HIPAA confidentiality policies (customers, patients, employees, financial). Is able to adapt to an ever changing environment and has the ability to work harmoniously with others.
Behaves appropriately (language, appropriate conversations, and refrains from offensive behaviors). Follows dress code for the position held and acts in a professional manner at all times. Dependability -Attends work according to the schedule and job expectations. Completes job duties in accordance with Policy and Procedures (standards). Attends work as scheduled and on time. Completes job duties as assigned (completes job duties accurately and within standard time frames). Follows through with assignments. Teamwork -Works with other staff members in a cooperative and efficient manner to provide the optimum environment for providing quality services.
Supports other employees and team members. Resolves conflicts in a professional manner. Seeks to improve work practices and participates quality improvement committees. Communication -Strives to use clear verbal communication with dialysis patients, families, and members of the interdisciplinary team.
Provides relevant, timely, accurate, and factual documentation in concurrence with job specifications (data collection). Informs appropriate individual(s) about work-related problems and concerns. Demonstrates good listening skills and seeks ways to resolve disagreements. Safety -Because of possible contact with infectious diseases, good safety and personal hygiene habits are required. Because of potential exposure to environmental hazards, caution must be exercised to prevent injury.
Complies with all safety education/policies/regulations. Demonstrates proper use of equipment. Maintains a clean environment/work area.
Practices safe habits in the work area. Reports any concern to Patient Care Coordinator and or designee. Growth -Attends educational in services to increase knowledge and grow professionally. Attends 80% of scheduled staff meetings.
Seeks out opportunities to improve the quality of care given at the dialysis facility. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Renal Dialysis Technician
112521BR Position Title
RENAL DIALYSIS TECHNICIAN Market
Bon Secours Baltimore
BON SECOURS HOSPITAL OF BALTIMORE Department
BALTIMORE STREET HEMODIALYSIS City
MD Job Specs
BON SECOURS BALTIMORE HOSPITAL
POSITION SUMMARY This position provides limited chronic Hemodialysis treatment for the End stage renal disease (ESRD) patient.
JOB REQUIREMENTS 1. High school diploma or equivalent required. 2.
Minimum of one year dialysis experience preferred. 3. 3 - 5 years of dialysis experience. 4. Healthcare experience in free standing or hospital base unit. 5. Current CPR certification required. 6.
Current Dialysis Technician Certification by the state certification program or a national commercially available certification program required pre these guidelines: Demonstrated completions of all applicable state requirements for education training, credentialing, competency, standard of practice, certification, and licensure in the state employed as a dialysis technician required. 7. Basic computer skills preferred and proficiency in all required computer systems of Bon Secours including but not limited to Clinical Visions, EZ-Access, and Health stream etc. within 90 days of hire required.
Status FT Shift (check all that apply)
10 Hour Shifts Weekends?
By Profession Allied Health
Dialysis Patient Care Technician
Why work at a dialysis clinic in Fairbanks, Alaska-
Are you ready for excitement, new adventures and exceptional opportunities? A great work experience where your background, your skills and your personality are welcomed? Then, they would love to have you join their team.
* Relocation assistance.
* Highly competitive compensation plan.
* Medical, dental, vision, paid time off and 401k benefits.
* Excellent work/life balance schedules.
* Modern, comfortable work environment with state-of-the-art technology.
* Ongoing training and development opportunities.
* Tuition reimbursements.
* High School Diploma or General Education Degree or equivalency.
* They prefer 3-5 years dialysis technician experience.
* CCHT certification required.
Are you interested? They are hiring!
Hemodialysis Technician - Dialysis - 32F/Between The Hours Of 5:30A-9P/Eow/Eoh
Under direct supervision, monitors and operates various machines related to hemodialysis. As a member of the patient care team, performs a variety of technical and direct patient care functions as directed by a Registered Nurse.
High School diploma or equivalent required. Completion of Hemodialysis Technician training required. Able to read, write and speak English. 2 years of Nurse Assistant or Home Health Aide experience.
Clinical Hemodialysis Technician experience required. BLS/ CPR required. Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician certification required.
Organization:Saint Vincent Hospital
Title: _Hemodialysis Technician
32F/between the hours of 5:30A-9P/EOW/EOH_
Sr. Principal Dialysis R&D Technician
Sr. Principal Dialysis R&D Technician Location: Fridley, Minnesota, United States Requisition #: 17000JTD Post Date: Oct 18, 2017 Careers that Change Lives You will join Medtronic’s Manufacturing Operations team located in Minneapolis, MN. Impact patient outcomes. Come for a job, stay for a career. A Day in the Life You will perform a variety of technical duties using the appropriate standard laboratory practices. Requires workable knowledge of laboratory techniques and medical device development, working under limited supervision. MAJOR DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
Conducts performance testing on the component level and system level devices.
Performs tasks requiring considerable judgment in determining work methods, interpreting results and writing clear and accurate reports.
Works with engineers in evaluating and improving designs or processes.
May build and test mechanical models, electrical circuits and assemblies, labview, and/or perform basic analyses requiring knowledge of scientific and/or laboratory techniques.
Compare results against predetermined limits and write clear and accurate test result reports.
Construct and maintain electrical and mechanical equipment.
Troubleshoot and fault isolate equipment. Must Have:
Minimum Qualifications Technical Associate Degree or equivalent experience in applicable discipline with five (5) + years applicable technical experience §Strong attention to detail and task organizational skills §Operate well in a team environment §Proficient computer skills with office software applications §Proficient use of basic data analysis tools §Strong written and verbal communication skills §Proficient use of test equipment §Worked with Labview (will not develop Labview programs) §At least 1 year hands on experience with assembly, calibration, and testing of precision fluidics, including pumps, valves, fluid heating, fluid mixing, fluid metering, and fluid sensing. About Medtronic Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.
We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be. We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team.
Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future. Physical Job Requirements The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position.
The physical demands described within the Day in the Life section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EEO It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees
Certified Dialysis Technician
AHS is searching for an experienced Dialysis Technician ( 6 months recent experience minimum ) to be part of a great team in Laredo. The dialysis technician will be working in a chronic outpatient setting. This is a full time, permanent position with a reputable company that provides both excellent pay and benefits.
Dialysis Technician 7459-1133
At UP Health System - Portage, providing an excellent patient experience is at the heart of everything we do. This includes not only providing the highest quality patient care, but offering exemplary customer service by creating an environment that puts our patients at ease.
We accomplish this by embodying a patient-centric culture while supporting positivity and the growth of our employees both professionally and personally. As a Dialysis Technician in our Dialysis Unit, you will join a team of highly skilled individuals and have the opportunity to provide compassionate technician care to patients with acute renal failure or end stage renal disease.
High school diploma or equivalent required Certifications: BLS required Licenses: National Nephrology certification required within 18 months of hire
Title:Dialysis Technician 7459-1133
Certified Dialysis Technician
CERTIFIED DIALYSIS TECHNICIAN Category: Nursing Support Facility: ST BERNARDS MEDICAL CENTER Department: DIALYSIS Schedule: Full Time Shift: Day Shift Hours: WEO 5:30a-5:30p. Thursday, Friday, Saturday. Job Details: CCHT Required
Skills and proficiency in oral and written grammar, communication, and basicmathematics as acquired through official completion of high school or its equivalent. Current CPR certification. Must have completed a training program that is approved by the medical director and Governing Body and under the direction of a registered nurse. Focused on the operation of kidney dialysis equipment and machines, providing direct patient care, and communication and interpersonal skills, including patient -provider conflict management. And /or experienced more than 2 years and successful completion of a facilityâ€™s written exams over the required content an a skills checklist completed by observation of the PCTâ€™s skill by a registered nurse. Successful completion of these exams and competency testing would not negate the need for these experienced PCTâ€™s to achieve certification within the 18 month timeline. The program must include: Principles of dialysis, Care of patients with Kidney failure, Dialysis procedures and documentation including initiation, proper cannulation techniques, monitoring and termination of dialysis, possible complications of dialysis, Water treatment and dialysate preparation, infection control, and safety. Must be certified under a state certification program or a national commercially available certification program.
Preferred, but if no experience, would be required to complete education program and take a state certified exam within 18 months. On-the-job training for the dialysis process for technicians includes training in the use of PPE, microbiology associated with water treatment, universal precautions and the risks and hazards of not performing technician duties according to standards defined in policy/procedure including completion of the training program in preparation for state certification.
Normal hospital/outpatient environment. Frequent exposure to biological hazards. Frequent exposure to unpleasant fumes and odors. Close eye work. Hearing of normal and soft tones. Distinguish smells; distinguish temperatures by touch and proximity. Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching. Lifting up to 100 pounds, carrying up to 40 pounds, pushing/pulling up to 350 pounds. Must pass the color blindness test.
Responsible for patient care as relates to initiation/termination of dialysis treatments, excluding administration of medications. Responsible to assist nursing personnel in the normal functions of the unit providing technical support and assistance in skills related to the dialysis process. Incumbents are subject to overtime and call-back as required by hospital. It has been determined that you are currently running a "Popup Blocker". In order to continue, please allow this site from within your "Popup Blocker" preferences. Click Here to Apply St. Bernards EmployeesClick Here to Apply back to top
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Department: MD140_17580 Woodmore Renal Dialysis
Expected Weekly Hours: 36
Shift: Rotating Shift
Position Purpose: This position requires a Maryland CNA-DT license and either a BONENT OR CCHT certification.
Job Description Details:
: Performs patient care duties delegated by registered nurse, related to patient personal needs, comfort and safety. Renders nursing care and administers hemodialysis treatments to patients in renal failure, end stage or acute. Supports medical care for patients with renal failure, as directed by medical staff and nephrologist. Supports Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Health. Minimum Licensure & Certification Required (if applicable)
: 1. Certification as Certified Nursing Assistant - Dialysis Technician (CNA-DT) from Maryland Board of Nursing. 2.
Completion of Clinical Hemodialysis Technician (CCHT), Board of Nephrology Examiners Nursing & Technology (BONENT), or other nationally recognized certification. 3. Completion of BLS Healthcare Provider certification from American Heart Association within probationary period.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required
: 1. High school diploma or equivalent. 2.
One (1) year of experience as dialysis technician preferred. 3. Successful completion of adult basic education evaluations for mathematics and reading. 4. Ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend English. 5.
Visual accuracy. 6. Auditory acuity. 7. Basic computer skills, to include data entry and retrieval. 8.
Ability to coordinate eyes and hands quickly and accurately. 9. Ability to identify and distinguish color, temperature, texture, and size. 10. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds, as determined by nature of patient care unit. 11.
Must be able to push, pull and lift patients and equipment (e.g. beds and stretchers). 12. Must be able to bend body downward at waist and be able to kneel. Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes.
We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions. Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity. Trinity Health offers rewarding careers in a community environment with all the advantages of working at one of the nation's largest health systems.
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We honor and embrace a diverse representation of people, ideas and backgrounds. Our dedication to diversity is evident in our commitment to training, education, recruitment, retention and development, as well as community partnerships and supplier diversity. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences and health practices of the communities we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive outcomes.
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