Dialysis Technician Job Description Sample
Under the direction of a licensed nurse, Dialysis Technicians contribute to the care of patients in accordance with the standards of care, CMS regulations and health system policies by monitoring patients during treatment. Responsible for setting up patients and equipment, monitoring vitals throughout and the completing of treatment.
Required: High School Diploma or equivalent
Preferred: CNA, phlebotomy or other medical experience
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Exhibits valuable time management skills
Strong critical thinking/problem solving skills
Flexibility and ability to work in a multi-tasking environment
Basic computer skills
Required: Must attain CCHT certification within 18 months of employment
Maintain current BLS (BLS must be obtained within 90 days of hire).
Position: Dialysis Technician
Location: Main Hospital / Chapel Hill
Hours: Full Time, 36hrs/wk; Days
A Dialysis Technician is needed to join our expert dialysis team at UNC HealthCare, a modern academic medical center with certified magnet status. Here we strive to provide excellent and compassionate care for all of our patients.The dialysis technician must be able to work efficiently and collaboratively with dialysis nurses and other multidisciplinary healthcare team members. Some of the duties for this position involve providing technical support, maintenance of dialysis equipment, inventory of supplies, and assisting dialysis nurses with routine dialysis related jobs.The dialysis technician will be required to follow the policies and procedures approved by the department in accordance with the requirement and guidelines set forth by NCBON for acute dialysis units.
High School diploma or GED. Two (2) years of hospital related experience (patient care, equipment, or laboratory), with one (1) year of hemodialysis experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Certified Hemodialysis Practitioner by Bonent or Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician by the Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission. Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification.
Location: Komatke Health Center, Laveen, AZ Department:
Dialysis West Schedule: Full Time Shift: Day Shift Hours:
Varied Minimum Rate: To Be Determined Contact Information:
- Contact: Sophia Wheeler
- JOB SUMMARY:
As directed and supervised by healthcare professional, performs a variety of activities to support and assist in provision of direct patient care in a dialysis setting in accordance with established program policies, standards, procedures and compliance with local, Tribal, state and federal regulations
1.Completion of a course of study leading to a high school diploma or equivalent
2.Graduation of an approved program as a Dialysis Patient Care Technician with certification; 1 year previous patient care experience in a dialysis center preferred
3.Current CPR and BLS certification, or ability to obtain certification within 30 days of hire
WORKING ENVIRONMENT (PHYSICAL & MENTAL DEMANDS):
§ Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled dialysis setting subject to extended periods of standing, walking, stooping, pulling, pushing, bending and lifting up to and including 150 pounds (80%)
§ Use fine motor skills in the administration of health care related activities, manipulation of a computer keyboard, mouse and visual acuity for computer monitor
§ Regularly works in an environment subject to high stress levels, exposure to communicable diseases, fumes, chemical, noise and blood born pathogens and frequently changing priorities
§ Activities performed require ability to regularly assist patients to and from various types of equipment
Open Date 05/07/2018
Requisition Number PRN17129B
Job Title Dialysis Technician
Working Title Dialysis Technician – Iron Mission
Job Grade C
FLSA Code Nonexempt
Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes
Standard Hours per Week 40
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Work Schedule Summary
VP Area U of U Health - Academics
Department 00238 - Dialysis Program
City Cedar City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range 12.02 to 21.63
Open Until Filled Yes
Initiates, monitors and discontinues dialysis or dialysis related treatments to patients with acute or chronic renal failure.
1. Provides dialysis treatments to all chronic in-center and in-hospital patients.
2. Initiates, monitors and discontinues dialysis treatments. Charts appropriate information during the course of the dialysis treatment.
3. Follows set procedures and is familiar with common medical complications and technical problems.
4. Evaluates the effectiveness of the dialysis regimen ordered and makes changes to meet patients’ needs within the parameters of the standing orders.
5. Participates in unit in services and teaches patient care courses to home dialysis aides.
6. Assumes responsibility for communicating with medical staff and carrying out orders.
7. Assists the medical staff with research work.
8. Maintains equipment and inventory of supplies.
9. Monitors water quality in accordance with the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) standard.
This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required:
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Seldom: Infectious disease, oils ( there is air or skin exposure to oils or other cutting fluids ).
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking, standing, sitting.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
Six months of dialysis training in related academic and practical dialysis work or equivalency required; Certification with nationally recognized Dialysis Technician certification program within 18 months of hire; Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card or obtain one within one month of hire; demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills also required.
One year direct patient care with a minimum of six months dialysis experience is preferred. While dialysis experience is preferred, on-the-job training can be provided to meet the six months requirement, but hourly rate will be adjusted accordingly.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
This position is located at the Iron Mission Dialysis Center in Cedar City, UT.
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.
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The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to theURSretirement plan and other employees with priorURSservice, may elect to enroll in theURSwithin 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits fromURSmust notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.
We protect our patients, coworkers, and community by requiring all patient care employees to be immunized according toCDCstandards. All patient care employees must receive the following vaccinations:
•Hepatitis B for some jobs
Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.
MD140_17551 Acute Hemodialysis
Expected Weekly Hours:
We are looking for Dialysis Technicians that have both their MD CNA-DT license along and either CCHT or BONENT.
We have competitive salary now for Dialysis Technicians!! Our rates have increased if you have experience and have the required licenses we want to talk with you!!!!
Job Description Details:
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:
Certification as a nursing assistant by the Maryland State Board of Nursing, as a CNA-DT High school diploma or equivalent Successful completion of adult basic education evaluations for math and reading Successful completion of an American Heart Association BLS course within the probationary period. Ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend the English language Visual accuracy Auditory acuity Basic computer skills, to include data entry and retrieval Ability to coordinate eyes and hands quickly and accurately Ability to identify and distinguish color, temperature, texture, and size Ability to lift up to 35 pounds, as determined by the nature of the patient care unit.
Must be able to push, pull, lift patients and equipment (e.g. beds, stretchers). Must be able to bend body downward at the waist and be able to kneel. One year experience as a dialysis technician preferable. Completion of CCHT or BONENT national certification required. Must have a CNA-DT certificate from Maryland.
Frequent lifting of patients, weights up to 35 pounds
Frequent pushing of equipment up to 50 pounds
Moderate noise level, occasionally loud noise created by alarms, patients, equipment
Moderate computer use, sitting at desk, typing
Supervised by Director and/or designee. Directly supervised by and accountable to the Director, Coordinator, Charge Nurse or Registered Nurse for work direction. Is accountable to and works under the direct supervision of a registered nurse.
Holy Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.
Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) status.
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.
Dialysis Technician - Renal Dialysis
Dialysis Technician Renal Dialysis Sioux Falls
Hours Per Shift:
Performs basic patient care services and supports the activities of the patient care unit. Multi-skilled to provide expanded bedside services.
Knowledge of and utilize appropriate age-related patient care protocols relating to the physical and psychological needs of patients of all age groups. Contribute to development of policies and procedures and standards for the technical aspects. Participate in the orientation and education of dialysis personnel. Document and communicate on patient information as it relates to the system and equipment to meet the requirements of regulatory agencies.
Responsible for promoting a safe environment for patients, families, staff, residents, and visitors and working collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary health care team to provide the best outcomes for patients. Assists in the development of care plans for patients who are undergoing renal dialysis.
Establishes and maintains productive working relationships within and outside of own area. Performs quality control and maintains a high standard in relation to infection control mechanisms for patient safety. Assures accuracy using basic validation and cross-checking techniques. Presents a professional image, especially when dealing with customers.
If working in North Dakota (ND) must be on the ND Unlicensed Assistive Personnel (UAP)/Technician Registry through the North Dakota Board of Nursing at the time employment begins.Must possess or obtain certification as a Hemodialysis Technician from the National Nephrology Certification Commission (NNCC), the Board of Nephrology Examiners Nursing and Technology (BONENT), or other approved certifying agency within 18 months of hire. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications.
Basic Life Support (BLS) is required through the American Heart. High school graduate or general equivalency diploma (GED) is required. One-year experience in a health care environment is preferred.
Dialysis experience preferred. Knowledge of various equipment/supplies and its general use, medical terminology, and computer skills preferred.
About Sanford Health:
At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.
In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.
The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call or send an email to .
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Req Number: req19787
Dialysis Patient Care Technician - Dialysis Experience Required
Patient Care Technician (PCT)
Our Patient Care Technicians (PCTs) play a vital role for our patients and their families. As part of our professional team of clinicians, you will be responsible for ensuring the comfort and safety of the patients in the dialysis center.
What you can expect:
1:1 Patient Care. Spending the majority of your day in direct one-on-one patient care to provide safe, comfortable and hygienic dialysis treatment. Our PCTs care for up to 4 patients at a time.
Building long-term relationships with your patients who are suffering from end stage renal disease and are receiving treatment on average 3 times/week.
Team. Cross functional team of clinicians including technicians, nurses, dietitians, social workers and leadership. PCTs work under the supervision of a RN.
Technician Duties. To monitor patients before, during and after dialysis treatment including measuring and recording stats, patient observations, and hemodialysis machine setup. Please note you will have exposure to blood and needles.
Schedule. Shifts can begin as early as 4:45 am. Typically working 12 hour shifts, 3 days/week. Clinics are closed on Sundays, and may be open on some holidays.
What we'll provide:
In-classroom and hands on training: if you're new to dialysis, we'll provide a 9-10 week paid training to get you ready to become the best patient care technician
Support to guide you through your training and transition into the role as well as reimbursement for your Certified Hemodialysis Technician (CHT) license.
Education assistance and license reimbursement: annual $3,000 tuition reimbursement and potential $25,000 scholarship opportunity
Career path options: clinical (ex. PCT to RN), leadership and corporate
3000+ locations across the U.S. for wherever life may take you.
Comprehensive benefits: medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid time off, DaVita-negotiated discounts on hundreds of items from you cell plan to movie tickets and more
Some details about this position:
Your 9-10 weeks of training will include a combination of classroom and hands-on learning, through DaVita's award-winning training programs
Training may take place in a facility or a training clinic with a class of new teammates other than your assigned home clinic
Hours of work may vary during the training period; however, you will typically be working between 32-40 hours per week during training
You must be flexible on the final home clinic placement it may be in a different location; there is also the potential to float to various clinics during and after your training
You must have a flexible schedule and be able to work mornings, evenings, weekends, and holiday
Passion for delivering excellent patient care and building long term relationships to improve your patients' quality of life
High school diploma or equivalent
Must be comfortable working around blood and needles
Flexibility and availability to work mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.
Willingness to work long hours (most shifts are 12+ hours) on your feet.
Willingness to train and work across multiple clinics within the territory as needed
Healthcare experience a plus including: Bonent Certified, Certified Hemodialysis Technician (CHT), Certified Nursing Assistant (CAN), Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), or Phlebotomy certification.
Are you ready to make a positive difference in a patient's life? Take the first step at careers.davita.com.
DaVita is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability
Dialysis Technician - Renal Dialysis - Per-Diem 8-Hr, Variable Shifts
Salary Range: $33.13-$37.46
Summary of Duties: Under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse, this position assumes responsibility for assignments for a designated time frame, assisting other nursing staff and physicians in providing patient care according to the established methods/policies/standards in acute dialysis (will help gather culture and other water specimen according to AAMI guidelines).
High school graduate or equivalent work experience required. Successful completion of a training course in theory and practice of dialysis, including the ability to read, write, and comprehend medical terminology and English.
California State Certified Dialysis Technician. AHA BLS certification required.
Minimum of one (1) year experience in Acute Dialysis unit required.
Special Skills or Abilities: Strong bedside manner, organizational skills, understanding infection control measures and helps implement hospital infectious disease standards.
Be required to operate several types of dialysis related equipment, work with a team, as well as working independently. Recognize and function in all emergency situations within the scope of the practice. Have the physical capability to lift and carry several liters of solution and move machines to various hospital departments.
Renal Dialysis Equipment Technician
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES
EXAM NUMBER: Y5575C
FILING START DATE: 06/26/2015
OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY
Cleans, sterilizes, sets up, monitors, adjusts, and tests dialysis machines and accessory equipment used in the treatment of patients with acute renal failure or end-stage renal disease. Essential Job Functions
Collects water and dialysis solution samples and sends them to the laboratory for analysis on a monthly basis, and depending on the results the equipment is sanitized if standards are not met.
Monitors the operation of a central dialysate supply system by observing meters and gauges and makes adjustments to maintain the proper degree of conductivity and temperature of the dialysate solution being delivered to individual dialyzers.
Sets up dialyzers at patients' bedside by connecting pumps to electrical power sources, installing tubing between dialyzers and blood pumps, and connecting dialyzer tubing to a dialysate delivery system.
Cleans and sterilizes dialysis equipment after each use by performing such procedures as disassembling systems, discarding and replacing membranes or dialyzers, sterilizing by flushing with various chemical solutions and treated water, and priming with fresh saline or vinegar.
Maintains dialyzer system components and accessory devices such as blood pumps and hand manometers by testing, calibrating, adjusting, replacing parts and, in the case of inoperative units, tagging for outside repair.
Prepares sterilizing solutions by drawing off hydrochloric acid from bulk stock and adding these to base solutions in accordance with established formulas.
Monitors the functioning of dialysis equipment during treatments and takes action to assure its continuous effective operation such as repositioning blood, dialysate and power lines, lubricating moving parts, repairing air and blood leaks by tightening connections or replacing faulty tubing sections, and when necessary, replacing malfunctioning components with reserve units.
Receives and stores supplies and accessory parts including drums of dialysate concentrate used in the maintenance of dialysis equipment and transfers them to the working area as necessary.
Confers with renal unit nurses concerning the selection of dialyzers and the proper functioning of dialyzers before and during treatments.
Two year's experience assisting in the assembling, testing, operating and servicing equipment used in hemodialysis procedures.
PHYSICAL CLASS III - Moderate:
Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds.
Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.
This examination will consist of an evaluation of experience, based on application information weighted at 100%.
Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be placed on the eligible register.
The resulting eligible register from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur.
Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.
The names of candidates receiving a passing score on the examination will be added to the eligible register and will appear in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of eligibility.
No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months.
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Apheresis Technician - Similar To Dialysis Technician
StemExpress is a life-sciences company that supplies leading biomedical researchers around the world stem cells, human primary cells and tissue at life-changing speed.
We are proud of the role we play in helping the global research community accelerate the pace of disease prevention and cure through research.
We feel strongly that interpersonal behaviors are as important as technical aptitude. Thus, our values of Integrity, Curiosity, Accountability, Nimbleness, Drive, and Ownership are represented by the acronym I CAN DO! In our fun and fast-paced environment, we bring the I CAN DO enthusiasm to everything we accomplish for each other and the fabulous clients we serve.
The StemExpress Procurement Donor Center team is driven to provide researchers high-quality products at life-changing speed. The team excels at providing outstanding customer service with the purpose of collecting tissue and blood samples intended for research.
This position has a similar skill set to a Dialysis technician. To be successful, the Apheresis Technician will do the following:
Provide safe, effective Apheresis treatments, ensuring all treatments are performed according to established procedures, guidelines, and contracts in compliance with all pertinent regulatory requirements.
Demonstrate excellence in customer/donor service.
Receive, log, and trace specimens while following HIPPA regulations for donor/sample security.
Ensure collection and quality compliance for blood, cells, tissue and apheresis donations.
Follow, amend, and submit updates to regulatory documents to continually increase product and workflow quality.
Perform cell counts and analysis on specimens.
Experience with Apheresis setup & equipment procedures, Leukapheresis specific experience preferred. Will consider someone who has provided dialysis treatment.
Knowledge of medical procedures and conditions and ability to understand, follow and successfully perform duties, including whole blood collection and apheresis procedures, in accordance with administrative and medical policies, regulations and procedures.
Education sufficient to perform all tasks and to read, understand and follow Standard Operating Policies and Procedures and regulatory materials.
Six (6) months experience performing apheresis collection or similar responsibilities/duties in a relevant medical setting preferred OR Completion of an acceptable training program (requires proof of completion and course content) plus three (3) months relevant experience preferred.
Experience in hands-on venipuncture.
Well-developed written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to follow protocols to maintain quality systems.
Demonstrated critical thinking and troubleshooting skills.
A valid driver's license.
Must be able to lift a minimum of 30 lbs.
Phlebotomy certification Experience with blood banking techniques
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