Mayo Clinic Clinical Hemodialysis Technician - Outpatient Dialysis Decorah in Decorah, Iowa
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The clinical hemodialysis tech in the Outpatient Dialysis areas will have a home site of Decorah; however will float to the other dialysis satellite locations.
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, , 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.
High School diploma or equivalent required. Certified nursing assistant training course required OR one year of direct patient care experience in a hospital setting or other health care setting OR RN student with one semester of clinical coursework completed OR completion of a Dialysis Technician training program. Before employment, successful completion of the Ishihara's color blindness test.
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written.) Experience working in a team environment. Computer skills required, prior experience with electronic medical record systems preferred. Ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the work setting. Ability to work flexible hours.
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) Military Training Network. Successful completion of Clinical Hemodialysis Technician national certification exam, within 18 months of hire when hired after October 14, 2008. Exam offered by the State, BONENT, or NNCC.
Exemption status Non-exempt
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $19.14 per hour.
Benefits eligible Yes
Schedule Full Time
Hours / Pay period 80 hours per 2 week pay period
Monday – Saturday; Extended Days; 10-hour shifts (variable start times) – NOT NEGOTIABLE
Weekend schedule Every other Saturday – NOT NEGOTIABLE
Category Nursing, Other Patient Care
Job posting number 155082BR
Recruiter Claudia Kotchick
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