Certified Dialysis Tech-Out Patient Dialysis-Jackson Medical Mall

  • University of Mississippi Medical Center
  • 350 W Woodrow Wilson Ave, Jackson, MS 39213, USA
  • Sep 23, 2022
Full Time

Job Description

Hello,

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the University of Mississippi Medical Center.  Please review the following instructions prior to submitting your job application:

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Human Resources

Important Applications Instructions:

Please complete this application in entirety by providing all of your work experience, education and certifications/

license.  You will be unable to edit/add/change your application once it is submitted.

Job Requisition ID:

R00015699

Job Category:

Health System

Organization:

Dialysis

Location/s:

Jackson Medical Mall

Job Title:

Certified Dialysis Tech-Out Patient Dialysis-Jackson Medical Mall

Job Summary:

To function under the supervision of an RN/LPN. Dialysis and to provide assistance with hemodialysis treatment and renal procedures to ensure equipment and instruments are properly functioning during renal procedures. To provide the dialysis team with basic assistance, ensuring patient comfort and providing quality patient care. To ensure dialysis equipment and instruments are sterilized in accordance with UMMC infection control and regulatory standards.

Education & Experience

High school diploma or equivalent.  CHT certification and prior hemodialysis experience required.

Certifications, Licenses or Registration required:  Certified Hemodialysis Technician (CHT) from MDOH (Miss. Department of Health) required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Employees must be able to discern color differences for water testing.  Dialysis techniques and equipment knowledge. UMMC infection control and regulatory sterilization standards understanding. Verbal and written communication skills. Interpersonal skills including effective interaction with dialysis team members. Team-oriented.

Responsibilities

  • Maintains inventory of clean and sterilized dialysis equipment, instruments, and supplies in accordance with UMMC and regulatory standards.  Opens and closes facility and maintains supply needs.
  • Provides basic dialysis support including room set up, sterile field management, handling of specimen and instruments, and room turnover.  Initiates, monitors and discontinues dialysis treatments.  Reports any changes in patient activity to charge nurse.
  • Assesses the equipment, instrument, and supply needs for dialysis procedures and ensures availability.
  • Ensures the proper functioning of dialysis instruments, equipment, and supplies during procedures and treatments.  Performs and records physical measurements including weight and vital signs.
  • Follows infection control policies, OSHA guidelines, and other regulatory requirements in the daily practice in order to assure a safe work environment for self, coworkers, and patients.
  • Demonstrates core standards of exceptional customer service.
  • Interprets dialysis samples as needed.
  • The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties and responsibilities performed and are not meant to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.

Physical and Environmental Demands
Requires occasional exposure to unpleasant or disagreeable physical environment such as high noise level and exposure to heat and cold, constant handling or working with potentially dangerous equipment, frequent exposure to biohazardous conditions such as risk of radiation exposure, blood borne pathogens, fumes or airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals which mandate attention to safety considerations, occasional working hours significantly beyond regularly scheduled hours, occasional travelling to offsite locations, occasional activities subject to significant volume changes of a seasonal/clinical nature, constant work produced subject to precise measures of quantity and quality, frequent bending, occasional lifting and carrying more than 100 pounds, occasional climbing, occasional crawling, occasional crouching/stooping, occasional driving, occasional kneeling, occasional pushing/pulling, constant reaching, occasional sitting, constant standing, frequent twisting, and frequent walking. (occasional-up to 20%, frequent-from 21% to 50%, constant-51% or more)

Time Type:

Full time

FLSA Designation/Job Exempt:

No

Pay Class:

Hourly

FTE %:

100

Work Shift:

Benefits Eligibility:

Job Posting Date:

09/22/2022

Job Closing Date (open until filled if no date specified):