Dialysis Technician - Part-time Job Openings by Puget Sound Kidney Centers in Oak Harbor
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Puget Sound Kidney Centers
Puget Sound Kidney Centers Recruitment 2020 - Puget Sound Kidney Centers provide a chance to apply Dialysis Technician - Part-time that will be placed in Oak Harbor.
Puget Sound Kidney Centers Recruitment 2020
Detail of : Dialysis Technician - Part-time Job Openings in Oak Harbor
Only candidates with PRIOR dialysis experience will be considered for Part-time work.
The Dialysis Technician provides care for renal dialysis patients, following specific protocols, under the supervision of a (PSKC) Registered Staff Nurse. Qualifications & Experience
High school diploma or equivalent. CNA or MA is preferred. AIDS/HIV certificate desired. Current CPR certification required. Medical or technical background relating to patient care or renal environment is desired. About the Organization
We are proud to serve people with chronic kidney disease throughout the northern counties of Washington state. Patient care is our top priority—we train patients to do dialysis at home, provide the very best care in seven (7) dialysis centers and at local hospitals, and bring kidney-health messages to at-risk members of our community.
As a patient-centered, community-based nonprofit, PSKC is committed to ensuring that all patients and their families receive high-quality, convenient, compassionate and affordable care, a deep and long-lasting commitment we’re proud to make to the communities we serve. Our Mission
To enhance the quality of life of those with kidney disease through outstanding dialysis care, education and community support
Various Duties & Responsibilities
Initiate, monitor, and discontinue dialysis treatment according to policy and procedure.
Use dialysis equipment and supplies per policy and procedure.
Place and remove dialysis needles.
Perform dialysis machine testing.
Accurately calculate changes in weight and report finds to supervising nurse.
Assemble supplies for treatments.
Prepare dialysis machine and related equipment.
Complete pre-dialysis assessment of the patient.
Identify and communicate problems with needles or dialysis access to the supervising nurse.
Appropriately identify, communicate, and intervene with regards to medical crisis or complications.
Perform inventory of supplies and maintain appropriate stock levels as instructed.
Identify and correct equipment and technical deficiencies as trained.
Use appropriate written and oral communication in the treatment area.
Participate in the orientation and training of new employees.
Identify and report safety and quality issues per policy and procedure.
Understand and participate in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) activities.
Assist in transferring patients between wheel-chairs, dialysis chairs, hospital beds, stretchers, etc.
Use transfer equipment such as sliding boards, transfer belts and hoyer lifts per policy and procedure.
Collect blood samples for lab work.
Assist in reposition patients in dialysis chairs or hospital beds.
Assist patients in transferring onto and off of the toilet.
Assist patients with personal hygiene care (peri-care) as needed.
Assist patients in the use of bed pans.
Mix dialysis solutions.
Monitor and test water used for dialysis.
Use chemicals per procedure to effectively and safely disinfect equipment and surfaces.
See the full job description for more information. Care, compassion, community—these words guide our organization and our staff as they work to make a difference in the lives of our kidney patients. Whether you work with patients in one of our dialysis centers or behind the scenes in our administrative offices, you play an important role in helping our patients live well with kidney disease. We’ve created a culture focused on teamwork, support and shared values, with patient care as our top priority. Location/Hours
When possible, staff members are assigned to their preferred work location and schedule. Depending on patient and operational needs, staff may be assigned to a different location and schedule either temporarily or permanently. Applicants need to be able to work any 4 days per week (Monday through Saturday) for 10 hour schedules. Opening shifts start as early as 3:00 AM and closing shifts end as late as 12:00 AM. Compensation & Benefits
Annual salary commensurate with candidate’s qualifications and related experience. PSKC offers a comprehensive benefits program including paid vacation time, paid sick leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, 403b retirement plan including employer-matched contributions. To learn more about our organization, visit our main website at www.pskc.net . Background Check and Drug Test
Prior to start of employment, a background check and drug test will be conducted. Information from the background check and drug test will not necessarily preclude employment, but will
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