The Hemodialysis Technician is a member of the patient care services team with primary responsibility for technical, multi-skilled direct and indirect patient care activities. The Hemodialysis Technician is assigned to work under the supervision of a registered nurse who delegates tasks based upon patient needs and Hemodialysis Technician skills and abilities. The Hemodialysis Technician will report all deviations from expected patient parameters to the registered nurse.
Under limited supervision and according to established policies and procedures, performs preventative maintenance on all dialysis related equipment. Documents all information and performs tests as described by government regulations. Instructs patients and their families in the operation of dialysis equipment. Provide in-service instruction to nursing staff regarding the operation of new equipment and procedures. Ensures adequate supply inventory, maintains quality assurance standards according to departmental policies and procedures.
1. High school diploma or GED.
2.Current Hemodialysis Technician certification through a national certification program or will obtain certification within one year.National certifications include the Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician (CCHT) examination offered by the Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission, the Board of Nephrology Examiners for Nursing and Technology (BONENT), and the National Nephrology Certification Organization (NNCO) exam.The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved these three national certification exams for End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) patient care technician certification.
3.Completion of a certified PCA/PCT or Nurse Assistant program preferred.
Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
Facility: DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Shift Begin: 8:00 AMShift End: 4:30 PM
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005005514
About DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.