1+ months
2018-01-102018-03-03

Clinical Hemodialysis Technician – Outpatient Dialysis

Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN



City

Rochester




State

Minnesota




Telecommute

No




Department

Nursing





Position description

The clinical hemodialysis tech in the Outpatient Dialysis areas will have a home site of Eisenberg; however will float to the other dialysis satellite locations. 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 (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.




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.




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.




Benefits eligible

No




Schedule

Supplemental/On-call/Per Diem




Hours / Pay period

Supplemental




Schedule details

Clinic hours are Sunday – Saturday; Extended Days; 12-hour shifts (shifts begin between 4:30 a.m. and 7:45 a.m.)





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.




Category

Nursing, Other Patient Care




Career profile

Nursing




Job posting number

89306BR




Recruiter

Sarah Martin




Equal opportunity employer

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



Categories

  • Healthcare
  • Dialysis
  • Therapy - Others
  • Nursing support

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