Dialysis Technician II (PRN) - North County Kidney Center - 49546 | Washington University in St. Louis - Military Veterans

at Herc - Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri

Benefits: This position is not eligible to receive benefits. Department Name/Job Location: This position is in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology.  The dialysis center is located in North Saint Louis County. Essential Functions: POSITION SUMMARY: Position performs duties related to patient care such as initiating and terminating dialysis treatments, performing phlebotomy, maintaining records and responding to needs of patients that are treated in the outpatient dialysis setting. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Arranges and maintains equipment and supplies for performance of dialysis and other procedures, including preparation of Dialysate solutions. Performs cannulation, initiates, monitors and discontinues dialysis treatment. Observes and monitors patient vital signs and significant dialysis treatment parameters. Observes patient signs and symptoms. Communicates pertinent patient information or changes in patient condition to the team leader.? Documents these results per unit policy. Transports, weighs and assists patients to and from wheelchairs, stretchers and chairs. Maintains patient confidentiality per HIPAA guidelines and responds to patient concerns in a timely manner. Job Type/Schedule: Position works on an as needed basis.   Pre-Employment Screening: All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Required Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent certification with six months experience in a hospital or outpatient health care facility setting. Certification by nationally recognized board (CCHT, BONET or NNCO) is required within 18 months of hire. Preferred Qualifications: Basic Life Support certification (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component, are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements). Dialysis experience. Medical Assistant/CNA certification. Organizational, interpersonal, communication, and phlebotomy skills. Ability to work in a team setting. Mathematical ability and ability to respond appropriately in emergent situations. Working knowledge of computers. Salary Range: The hiring range for this position is $15.85 - $19.43 per hour. Internal Applicant Instruction: This position is grade C06. Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account.  If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor.   To attach these documents, go to:  My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation. EOE Statement: Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.