Dialysis technician

Location
Silver Spring, Maryland
Posted
Mar 10, 2017
Closes
Apr 28, 2017
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
Position Purpose:We are looking for Dialysis Technicians that have both their MD CNA-DT license along and either CCHT or BONENTJob Description Details:

General Summary:

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.

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.