Dialysis Technician II - Forest Park Kidney Center | Washington University in St. Louis - Military Veterans

at Herc - Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri

Scheduled Hours 37.5 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. Job Description 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; assesses patient signs and symptoms and provides treatment accordingly. Communicates pertinent patient information or changes in patient condition to the team leader; documents these results per unitâ™s policies. 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. Preferred Qualifications Dialysis experience. BLS. Medical Assistant/CNA certification. Organizational, interpersonal, communication, and phlebotomy skills. Ability to work in a team setting. Mathematical ability. Ability to respond appropriately in emergent situations. Working knowledge of computers. Required Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent high school certification with six months of experience in a hospital or outpatient health care facility setting. REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Certification by nationally recognized board (NNCC and BONET) is required within 18 months of hire. Grade C06-H Salary Range $16.17 - $23.47 / Hourly The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget. Pre-Employment Screening All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an 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. Benefits Statement Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits. EEO/AA Statement Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individualâ™s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply. Diversity Statement Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply. Applicant Instructions When you are ready to apply, creating an account only takes a minute. Your account creates a candidate home page which we will use to communicate with you and allows you to apply for jobs and view your application statuses. The first page of the application offers two âQuick Applyâ? options. Quick Apply allows you to either use a previous application or create a new application using a resume to populate the work experience and education sections of your job application. If using a resume to populate your application, check to ensure the application fields populated accurately. You may skip the âQuick Applyâ? page by clicking âNextâ? at the bottom of the page. Documents may be uploaded in the My Experience section of the application. You also have the option to apply with a Linkedin feature, which allows you to apply by using your Linkedin profile to populate some of the job application fields.