• Per Diem Hemodialysis Technician

    Job Locations US-NY-PATCHOGUE
    Job ID
    2018-11205
    Department
    Nursing- Hemodialysis
    Position Type
    Per-Diem
  • Overview

    Long Island Community Hospital has served this richly diverse region as a patient-first community hospital for more than 60 years. As Long Island’s only independent community hospital, we are 100% committed to becoming the community’s healthcare provider of choice with our greatly enhanced services including the Knapp Cardiac Care Center, our highly-advanced heart disease diagnosis and treatment facility, our new modern surgical pavilion, our unique ER approach, and our high-touch services including women’s imaging, sleep laboratory and orthopedics and more. These services are delivered with the highest level of compassion by our LI Community Hospital staff – Long Islanders with an unmistakable mix of courage and heart who care about the people right here in our community and whose sole purpose is to provide personalized comfort.

    Responsibilities

    Provide safe and efficient hemodialysis treatments under the supervision of the RN.  Operate and maintain safe functioning of dialysis machines and other ancillary patient care equipment.  Maintain daily log sheets including Reverse Osmosis system.  Maintain, rotate and stock supplies.  Participate in educational/professional development and performance improvement projects. Opening or closing unit.  Maintain stock and supplies.  Daily logs.  Safe set up and break down of the dialysis machines.  Cannulate arterio venous access.  Maintain safe infection control in all areas.  Complete regulatory documentation accurately and timely. 

    Qualifications

    Applicant must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent. BLS certification required. Hemodialysis Technician certification within 18 months of hire, though it is preferred the candidate already possess certification at the time of hire. At least (1) year of Hemodialysis experience preferred. Applicant must possess: mature interpersonal skills; ability to understand and assist with meeting the age specific needs of the patient; ability to learn multiple dialysis procedures and necessary infection control practices; ability to lift and carry a minimum of 0-25 lbs; ability to move, walk, and stand for approximately 90% of the work day.

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