Children's Hospital Boston Dialysis Technician in Boston, Massachusetts
60494BRTitle:Dialysis TechnicianDepartment:Patient Services-NursingAutoReqId:60494BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Category:Nursing SupportJob Posting Description:At Boston Children’s Hospital, the quality of our care – and our inclusive hospital working environment – lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we’re committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included.
This Dialysis Technician will be responsible for:
Assisting in setting up and disconnecting the dialysis equipment
Monitoring and operating of dialysis equipment while in use
Preparing the treatment spaces in between patients and assembles necessary supplies
Monitoring patient vital signs during treatment, responding appropriately to visual and audible alarms and reports any unusual findings to the nurse
Accurate documentation of information related to patient treatment including completion of Hemodialysis Treatment Flowsheet
Reporting any significant information and or change in patient condition directly to the nurse
Cleaning and disinfecting dialysis machine surface, chair, equipment and surrounding area between treatments, maintaining a clean, and aseptic environment according to facility policy. Ensuring that all blood spills are immediately cleaned with appropriate disinfectant according to policy
Assisting in maintenance of Dialysis equipment including monthly water testing. Testing and monitoring machine functions, including alarms, conductivity, and temperature
Assisting in supply management within the Dialysis unit
Performing clerical and other miscellaneous duties as assigned, (i.e. collects patient information, etc.)
To qualify, you must have:
A high school level of educational development or completion of GED
The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations
Meet necessary requirements of Ishihara’s Color Blindness test
Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician (CCHT)
Current CPR Certification
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes. Discover your best.
Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular