Sanford Health Dialysis Technician - Renal Dialysis in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Dialysis Technician | Renal Dialysis | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Department : Renal Dialysis

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: 12 hr

JOB SUMMARY

Performs basic patient care services and supports the activities of the patient care unit. Multi-skilled to provide expanded bedside services. Knowledge of and utilize appropriate age-related patient care protocols relating to the physical and psychological needs of patients of all age groups. Contribute to development of policies and procedures and standards for the technical aspects. Participate in the orientation and education of dialysis personnel. Document and communicate on patient information as it relates to the system and equipment to meet the requirements of regulatory agencies.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for promoting a safe environment for patients, families, staff, residents, and visitors and working collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary health care team to provide the best outcomes for patients. Assists in the development of care plans for patients who are undergoing renal dialysis. Establishes and maintains productive working relationships within and outside of own area. Performs quality control and maintains a high standard in relation to infection control mechanisms for patient safety. Assures accuracy using basic validation and cross-checking techniques. Presents a professional image, especially when dealing with customers.

QUALIFICATIONS

If working in North Dakota (ND) must be on the ND Unlicensed Assistive Personnel (UAP)/Technician Registry through the North Dakota Board of Nursing at the time employment begins.Must possess or obtain certification as a Hemodialysis Technician from the National Nephrology Certification Commission (NNCC), the Board of Nephrology Examiners Nursing and Technology (BONENT), or other approved certifying agency within 18 months of hire. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. Basic Life Support (BLS) is required through the American Heart. High school graduate or general equivalency diploma (GED) is required. One-year experience in a health care environment is preferred. Dialysis experience preferred. Knowledge of various equipment/supplies and its general use, medical terminology, and computer skills preferred.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Clinical Care

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Req Number: req19918