Home Dialysis Tech - Home Dialysis Services - Orlando

  • Adventist Health System
  • Orlando, FL, USA
  • Dec 24, 2017

Job Description

Home Dialysis Tech - Home Dialysis Services - Orlando
Florida Hospital seeks to hire Home Dialysis Tech who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:
Established in 1908, Florida Hospital is one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare systems in the country, caring for more than a million patients each year. The 2,675-bed acute-care medical facility, comprised of nine hospitals, has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals in the country for over 10 years. It serves as a community hospital for Greater Orlando and as a major tertiary referral hospital for Central Florida and much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and Latin America.

Work Hours/Shifts:
3/12s, 5 AM - 5 PM

Job Summary:
The Renal Dialysis Care Technician is responsible for assisting and supporting the unit management team to achieve quality patient care in the home/SNF setting and promote patient satisfaction. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing with diverse populations.
  • Interpersonal skills that promote teamwork.
  • Knowledge of and ability to utilize in house and external resources.
  • Minimum 2 years Dialysis experience (acute or chronic setting)
  • Successful completion of training course in theory and practice of Hemodialysis (preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
  • Hemodialysis Technician Certification (BONENT)
  • CPR certification
  • Florida Certified Nurse Assistant (preferred)

Job Responsibilities:
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital's Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization's Performance Excellence Program
  • Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital's core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork.
  • Adheres to established Policies and Procedures for the hospital as well as the Home Dialysis Services (Home Training Unit) Standards.
  • Performs hemodialysis care and patient's treatment, appropriately utilizing dialysis equipment and water system. Maintains water quality in accordance to AAMI standards for Dialysis Units. Follows OSHA/FH infection control policy for the handling of blood and body substances. Maintains and reviews daily log on water delivery system. May be required to drop off specimens at a nearby shipping company.
  • Sets up dialysis machines per procedure and prepares dialysate according to formula. Reports all equipment, supply problems, new or unusual incidents to RN, CC, Bio-med or repair personnel. Establishes priorities of care both emergent and non-emergent and documents all pertinent information under the direction of an RN.)
  • Explains procedure and operation of dialysis machine to new patients and answers any questions. Actively participates in the training and education of Home Dialysis patients. Obtains and records pre-dialysis assessments; connects patients to dialysis machines, begins procedures and monitors patient for any adverse reactions.
  • Develops and assimilates theoretical and technical knowledge with observations and communication skills to detect dialysis and non-dialysis related problems. Seeks resources when necessary.
  • Provides safe and effective delivery of age-specific patient care and hazard-free environment in compliance with standards outlined in the Home Hemodialysis Policy and Procedure as well as regulations set forth by the state and federal agencies.
  • Maintains proper attendance and punctuality to facilitate smooth and efficient operation of the unit/department. Actively participates in unit staff meetings and in-services. Performs additional duties and is responsible for specific projects assigned by the Clinical Coordinator.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Home Dialysis Tech opportunity with Florida Hospital and apply online today.

Job Keywords:
Home, Dialysis,