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Clinical Hemodialysis Technician – Outpatient Dialysis Job

Mayo Clinic


Location:
Albert Lea, MN
Date:
05/25/2017
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Clinical Hemodialysis Technician – Outpatient Dialysis Job

Location: Albert Lea, MN, US

Company: Mayo Clinic

Department: Nursing

A Life-Changing Career


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.

The clinical hemodialysis tech in the Outpatient Dialysis areas will have a home site of Albert Lea; however will float to the other dialysis satellite locations. (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 (verbal and written.) Experience working in a team environment. Computer skills required, prior experience with electronic medical record systems preferred. Ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the work setting. Ability to work flexible hours.

Internal applicants should submit their three most recent performance appraisals.

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: 50 hours per 2 week pay period
Schedule Details:
Monday – Saturday; Extended Days, 10-hour shifts – NOT NEGOTIABLE

Weekend Schedule: Every other Saturday – 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: Albert Lea is a community of 18,000 in scenic Southern MN, surrounded by several lakes and located just 90 minutes south of Minneapolis and 60 miles from Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Excellent family amenities include a community focus on education (new high school, superb test scores), 38 city parks, 6 nearby golf courses, cultural events, festivals, performing arts, 250 miles of groomed snowmobile trails, Blazing Star Recreational Trail, and Audubon Nature and Wildlife Preserve. Austin is a community of 23,000 surrounded by prairies, rivers and valleys just 90 minutes south of Minneapolis/St. Paul and 40 minutes west of Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Excellent public and parochial education system, including programming for students with special needs and gifted students. Great recreation options including trout fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, camping, hiking, cycling, indoor/outdoor tennis, canoeing and golfing.

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: 83645BR

Date: May 18, 2017


Nearest Major Market: Albert Lea

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