Hemodialysis Technician (Main Campus & North Liberty) | University of Iowa - Military Veterans

at HERC - Central Midwest

Iowa City, Iowa

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Nursing is seeking a 100% Hemodialysis Technician. Duties to include: Assembles and/or prepares, tests, and sterilizes a variety of dialysis equipment Dialyzes patients by operating dialysate delivery systems and related equipment and is responsible for proper dialysis treatment Monitors treatment by drawing blood and performing analyses for sodium, potassium, and hematocrit, testing conductivity of dialysate concentrate, etc. to insure adequacy of treatment and patient safety Prepares individualized dialysate concentrate as necessary when prescribed by physicians Performs all designated infection control and quality control monitoring in accordance with unit polic Maintains supplies in the unit Keeps abreast of new developments and techniques to adapt and modify equipment and procedures which requires attending conferences and reading the literature These positions will help to cover both Johnson County dialysis units University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics-recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States-is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives. ® Percent of Time: 100% Schedule: Mon-Sat, D/E. Variable start times, 10 or 12 hour shifts, 2 of 4 Sat. Location: UIHC Main Campus & North Liberty Pay Grade: 9 https://hr.uiowa.edu/pay/merit-plan Minimum Eligibility Requirements: One year of experience as a certified nursing assistant, dialysis technician or clinical technician involving patient care and monitoring, or Completion of one year or longer health science related training program such as Certified Laboratory Technician, Licensed Practical Nurse, Medical Assistant, X-Ray technician, etc., (excluding Dental Assistants and Technicians), and Must meet Centers for Medicine & Medicaid Services (CMS) requirement to be a Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician per the following schedule: Must become certified within eighteen (18) months from date of hire Must successfully complete departmental (Renal Dialysis Treatment Center) orientation/training within 3 months of hire Special Qualifications: Medical Terminology Driver's License and ability to meet UI Fleet Safety Standards Desirable Qualifications : Previous direct patient care experience, previous IV cannulation or blood drawing experience is desired Experience with Gambro Phoenix dialysis machines. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Iowa City, Iowa

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