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Clinical Hemodialysis Technician

City
Barron
State
Wisconsin
Telecommute
No
Department
Nursing
Position description
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.
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. Before employment, successful completion of the Ishihara's color blindness test.
Additional qualifications
Excellent communication skills. Computer skills. Ability to work flexible hours, which may include days, evenings, nights, holidays and weekends. Ability to effectively work with multiple team members including other dialysis units. Ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the work setting.
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) or Military Training Network.
Successful completion of Hemodialysis Patient Care Technician national certification exam, within 18 months of hire. 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 $17.12 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
72 hours every two week pay period
Schedule details
12 hour shifts (6 shifts per two week pay period).
Weekend schedule
Every other Saturday and holiday.
Site description
Barron, population 3,300 and neighboring Rice Lake, population 8,300 have everything from pristine lakes, nature trails and nature preserves to modern shopping with everything you might need. But best of all?and for those seeking peace and quiet?a great place to go to just relax. Recreational activities of our Northland area are numerous: fishing, swimming, hiking, hunting, premier golf courses, snowmobiling, skiing, hockey, curling, bowling, roller skating and stock car racing, along with social and cultural events. Barron and Rice Lake offer the best of small town living with big city accessibility being located 55 miles north of Eau Claire, WI, and 100 miles northeast of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN.
Category
Nursing, Other Patient Care
Job posting number
103079BR
Recruiter
Jennifer Schindeldecker
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).



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