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Clinical Hemodialysis Tech - Inpatient Dialysis Job

Mayo Clinic


Location:
Rochester, MN
Date:
10/19/2017
2017-10-192017-11-18
Categories:
  • Medical/Surgical
  • Dialysis
  • Long Term Care
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Clinical Hemodialysis Tech - Inpatient Dialysis Job

Location: Rochester, MN, US

Company: Mayo Clinic

Department: Nursing

A Life-Changing Career

Position Summary:
Location: Inpatient Dialysis (FR2T13, EILG)

Patient Care Type: The hemodialysis units provide 24-hour care for the hospitalized acute/chronic renal failure patient. Dialysis is provided at SMC and RMC in the dialysis units as well as the ICUs. Dialysis care is provided across the age continuum from neonate to geriatric.

Bed #: SMC – 11, RMC – 5


Responsibilities: The Clinical Hemodialysis Technician functions as an interdisciplinary team member to meet patient and family care needs within the Mayo Clinic Dialysis Services (MCDS) system. Under the supervision of the RN, is responsible for providing assistance in the provision of dialysis services through multiple roles. These roles include but are not limited to: direct patient care and observations, basic hemodialysis techniques and procedures, equipment maintenance, water treatment monitoring, vascular access monitoring, cleaning and disinfection of the hemodialysis machine, preparation of bicarbonate dialysate and acid concentrate, drawing blood samples and preparing them for transport, and performing both simple and complex laboratory tests and the required quality controls. Participation in quality improvement activities to maintain patient care standards is also expected. The Clinical Hemodialysis Technician carries out designated skills that are within these functions limited by law to unlicensed nursing personnel, as covered in the Core Curriculum for the Dialysis Technician and as written into the policies and procedures of Mayo Clinic. (006246)

Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent required. Completion of courses in basic sciences OR Certified nursing assistant training course required OR 1 year of direct patient care experience in a hospital setting or other health care setting OR RN student with 1 semester of clinical coursework completed OR completion of a Dialysis Technician training program OR two years of customer service. Before employment, successful completion of the Ishihara’s color blindness test.

Additional Qualifications: Excellent communication skills. Computer skills. Ability to work flexible hours, which may include days, evenings, nights, holidays and weekends. Ability to effectively work with multiple team members including other dialysis units. Ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the work setting.


License or Certification: Maintains current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs:

•American Heart Association (BLS for Healthcare Providers)
•Red Cross (CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers)
•Military Training Network

Successful completion of Hemodialysis Patient Care Technician national certification exam, within 18 months of hire when hired after 14 October 2008. Exam offered by the State, BONENT, NNCC, or NNCO.

Benefit Eligible: Yes
Exemption Status: Non-exempt
Compensation Detail: Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $15.94 per hour.
Hours/Pay Period: 60 hours per 2 week pay period
Schedule Details:
Sunday-Saturday; Day/Evenings (6am to 4:30pm or 11am to 9:30pm); 10-hour shifts - NOT NEGOTIABLE

Weekend Schedule: Every third weekend (weekend C) - NOT NEGOTIABLE

Recruiter: Sarah Martin

Why Mayo Clinic? Mayo Clinic provides the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first. We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with approximately 60,000 employees working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, which includes exceptional benefits, and have been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the top 100 “Best Companies to Work For”.

Site Description: Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

Job Posting Category: Nursing, Other Patient Care
Job Posting Number: 87542BR

Date: Sep 29, 2017


Nearest Major Market: Rochester MN

Job Segment: Clinic, Geriatric, Medical, Curriculum, Patient Care, Healthcare, Education

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