Froedtert South Renal Dialysis Technician in Pleasant Prairie, United States
Renal Dialysis Technician
Froedtert South Pleasant Prairie, WI (Onsite) Full-Time/Part-Time
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Under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN), provides care in an outpatient setting to patients with End Stage Renal Disease. Performs patient care and selected procedures that comply with all established standards and practices. Performs other related duties as needed, within the framework, training, and education.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED
High School Diploma, or equivalent required. Associate Degree in Renal Technology or equivalent training and/or experience preferred.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Current CCHT (Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician) or CHT (Certified Hemodialysis Technician) certification or the ability to obtain certification within 18 months of hire.
Current BLS and/or CPR certification from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross or the ability to obtain certification within 6 weeks of hire.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED
The ability to read, write, speak, hear and comprehend the English language.
PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Provides patient care according to approved hospital policies and procedures.
Able to initiate and discontinue hemodialysis treatments with various access types.
Monitors patients during dialysis treatments, charts observations, observes patients for complications and communicates appropriate information to Nursing staff.
Able to perform routine disinfection/cleaning of hemodialysis equipment and satisfactorily maintain related records.
Administers dialysis medications according to established hospital procedures.
Accesses, inputs, and retrieves information from the information system.
Effectively operates and troubleshoots the water system, solution delivery and the hemodialysis machine during treatments.
Prepares bicarbonate solution for distribution through the distribution system.
Froedtert South is a comprehensive regional healthcare system that has served southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois communities for more than 100 years. Froedtert South provides services primarily through the Froedtert Kenosha Hospital and the Froedtert Pleasant Prairie Hospital and several other clinic locations.
Froedtert South is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Froedtert South does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
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