Job Title: Dialysis Technician

Company: HealthAlliance Hospital

City/State: Kingston, NY

Category: Nursing Support

Department: Dialysis-Hemo Outpatient

Union: Yes

Union Name: 1199

Position: Full Time

Hours: varies

Shift: Day, Evening

Req #: 35109

Hiring Range: $21.00/hr

Job Details:

*We have new rates!* To perform and deliver patient care activities and related non-professional services for the chronic hemodialysis patient under the direction of a Registered Professional Nurse.

Responsibilities:

  • Initiates, monitors patient throughout treatment and terminates hemodialysis treatments.
  • Ensures patient safety through recognition and appropriate response to emergency situations. Notifies RN immediately.
  • Performs and documents ongoing care of the Dialysis patient. Participates in established patient care plans and ongoing educational needs.
  • Participates in patient and/or family conferences and serves as patient advocate.
  • Assists with data collection and monitoring for P.I.
  • Provides feedback to the RN/LPN regarding observations of patient.
  • Sees that cultural practices will be addressed and supported as long as such practices do not harm others or interfere with the planned course of medical treatment.
  • Participates in all duties assigned to machine tech and PCT.
  • Maintains a clean environment and adheres to infection control practices in the Dialysis unit.
  • Acts as a preceptor to all new dialysis technicians.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned.
Requirements/Qualifications:

Education:

Minimum – High School diploma

Experience:

Prefer a minimum of 1 yr hospital or dialysis experience.

Training/License:

BLS certification, must obtain National Dialysis Technician certification with 18 months of hire.

Other:

Has successfully completed hospital basic clinical patient care technician program and probationary period as a hemodialysis machine technician. Demonstrates excellence in customer relations and interaction with patients with respect to therapeutic milieu, contributing to maintaining an environment that supports patient care.

About Us:

HealthAlliance Hospital