To manage daily technical duties in the dialysis unit that aid and support in providing safe operation and monitoring of dialysis equipment. The technician participates in supporting the delivery of high quality, family centered and developmentally appropriate patient care at the unit level.
EDUCATION: High School diploma or equivalent.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: BLS Certification required or within 2 weeks of hire date. BONENT Certified Hemodialysis Technologist certification preferred.
Outstanding Service Excellence skills to guarantee quality patient care and patient satisfaction
Knowledge and skill to obtain vital signs and PHI
Strong organizational skills; excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills required
Ability to work collaboratively with others
Ability to work independently, asserts initiative on performance improvement opportunities
Ability to navigate through computer software by use of a mouse, keyboard or stylus and windows based software
EXPERIENCE: Minimum two years related dialysis experience required.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Clinical Nurse Manager Dialysis.
-Blood borne pathogens
Works irregular hours. Multiple simultaneous activities around patient care. Exposure to infectious diseases and x-rays. Subject to varying unpredictable situations.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to handle emergency/crisis situations, prolonged, extensive or considerable standing/walking. Has knowledge of and uses good body mechanics. Frequently lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients or equipment. Hearing and visual acuity must be within normal limits. Manual dexterity and fine motor coordination required.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.