Sanford Health Dialysis Technician / CCHT or PCT - Patient Care Technician - Outpatient / Chronic Dialysis - FT Days in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Facility: Imagenetics Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 1321 W 22nd St, Sioux Falls, SD 57105, USA
Shift: 12 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 36.00
Performs the delegated nursing interventions to the stable dialysis patient under direct supervision of the registered nurse. This may include but not limited to; initiation of dialysis, monitoring patient during treatments, discontinuing treatments, proper operation of the dialysis equipment, gathering and documenting pertinent patient information, and responding to alarms. Knowledge of and utilize appropriate age related patient care protocols relating to the physical and psychological needs of patients of all age groups. Ability to work with growth and development needs of unique client populations.
Prepares dialysis equipment for patient treatment according to the dialysis prescription; this includes safety tests and setting alarm limits according to policy. Inspect the access site and perform cannulation of the dialysis access to initiate the treatment. Obtains blood samples via the dialysis lines or access site. Adjusts blood flow rates and fluid removal rates according to policy. Monitors and documents dialysis treatment parameters/vital signs and makes adjustments to treatment parameters, under the direction of the licensed nurse. Initiate and discontinue dialysis treatments. Responds to dialysis related emergencies, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation, under the direction of the licensed nurse. Administers the medication considered part of the hemodialysis treatment to include: Heparin, local anesthetic via intradermal route, and Normal Saline.
Contribute to development of policies and procedures and standards for the technical aspects. Participates in the orientation and education of dialysis technicians. Documents and communicates performance improvement opportunities as it relates to systems and equipment to meet the requirements of regulatory agencies. Demonstrate proficiency in computerized charting, software applications, and other computer skills.
-WE WILL TRAIN!! Dialysis is a specialty where the learning never stops! Responsibilities include initiating dialysis treatments, discontinuing treatments, and water safety.
-Whether you are currently an experienced CCHT – Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician, PCT – Patient Care Technician, CNA – Certified Nursing Assistant, NA – Nursing Assistant, CMA – Certified Medical Assistant, HHA Home Health Aide, Phlebotomist or simply interested in beginning a healthcare career in Dialysis, we have growth opportunities and several locations available for our Dialysis Teams.
-If you are Team oriented and looking for a place to build relationships with your patients, we would love to hear from you!
-Full-Time 36 hours per week including every other Saturday.
-Varied 12 hour shifts (5:00, 5:30 and 6:00am start times)
-Closed Sundays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Eve. No nights.
-We offer benefits for full time and part time opportunities, including medical, vision, dental, 401K and you will be eligible to start accruing PTO right away.
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.
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.
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.
Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. Basic Life Support (BLS) is required through the American Heart.
Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .
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Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.
Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-47035
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