PeaceHealth Hemodialysis Technician (Per Diem) in Longview, Washington

PeaceHealth is seeking a Hemodialysis Technician (Per Diem) for a per diem, Variable shift position.

Req ID: 154792

JOB SUMMARY

Continuously exemplifies the mission, values and customer service philosophy of PeaceHealth in job performance and in relationships to others. Will assure the safe and efficient operation of the mechanical and physical aspects of the Hemodialysis Unit in order to provide a safe Hemodialysis system for both acute and chronic patients.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Sets up dialysis equipment, initiates and terminates dialysis treatment in a safe and efficient manner, as well as cleans equipment and returns it to ready state for the next dialysis patient.

  2. Monitors and reports to the RN all abnormal signs and symptoms of the physiological state of the patient as well as those of the machinery and water treatment system, while taking necessary interventions that are within the technician’s scope of practice.

  3. Insures that all activities are performed in a safe and responsible manner in accordance with hospital and departmental safety policies and procedures.

  4. Demonstrates the ability to participate within the scope of their practice the following: assess, plan, implement and evaluate individual patient care appropriate to the age of patients served by demonstrating knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.

  5. Works readily and efficiently with hospital staff and physicians on any unit of the hospital when servicing the Hemodialysis patients in their areas.

  6. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION

  • Associates degree is preferred.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Minimum of 1 year dialysis experience is preferred.

  • Minimum of 1 year prior patient care experience is preferred.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • BLS – Healthcare Provider

  • Must obtain Washington State “Health Care Assistant, Category G” certification within 6 months from date of hire.

  • Must obtain Certified Hemodialysis Technician (CHT) through BONET or Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician (CCHT) through NNCC within 18 months from date of hire.

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Demonstrates mechanical aptitude

  • Familiarity with computers

  • Ability to multi-task

LONGVIEW - PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS

  • Work requires moderate physical exertion to include prolonged periods of standing from 34% to 65% of the time.

  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.

  • Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments; reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more; hazards may include exposure to cleaning chemicals and disinfectants, soiled linens, unknown liquid in trash bags and biohazards (sharps).

  • Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 65% of work time).

There may be more than one opening on this posting.

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package at http://www.peacehealth.org/sites/default/files/externalallbenefits_overview.pdf and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Longview community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers .

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Questions? Review our Employment FAQ at http://www.peacehealth.org/sites/default/files/externalcandidatefaq2.pdf or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org . Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

Location: Longview, LCR Broadway Campus (101)

Job Category: Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support

Shift: Variable

Shift Length: Variable

FTE: 0.0

Work Type: Per Diem/Relief

Hourly compensation starts at: $17.00, more depending on experience

Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Tech; Medical Assistant Hemodialysis Technician - Washington

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Posting Notes: Longview || Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support ||Technician / Technologist || Per Diem/Relief || REHABILITATION SVCS