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Intermountain Healthcare Dialysis Tech (Uncertified or Certified) - Full Time - Dialysis Center at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah

Job Description:

The Dialysis Technician performs tasks and provides patient care as delegated by a Registered Nurse or physician consistent with practice standards. The Dialysis Technician provides competent treatment consistent with treatment prescription and assesses the patient's physiologic response to treatment and reports variation to the charge RN as indicated.

Job Description

The Dialysis Technician (Uncertified or Certified) performs tasks and provides patient care as delegated by a Registered Nurse or physician consistent with practice standards. The Dialysis Technician provides competent treatment consistent with treatment prescription and assesses the patient's physiologic response to treatment and reports variation to the charge RN as indicated.

Essential Job Duties

  • Prepares the patient for treatment as defined by current department policy.

  • Initiates, monitors, and terminates dialytic therapy.

  • Recognizes problems, demonstrates appropriate immediate action, and notifies responsible parties in a timely manner.

  • Discharges the patient in a safe condition as defined by current department policy.

  • Documents appropriately on the patient care record.

  • Participates in CQI monitoring and improvement activities and programs.

Posting Specifics

  • Entry Rates:

  • Uncertified: $15.44 or more, depending on experience

  • Certified: $16.68 or more, depending on experience

  • Benefits Eligible: Yes

  • Shift Details: Full Time - 36 hours per week

  • Department: Dialysis Center at Intermountain Medical Center (Murray, UT)

  • Additional Details: Must be able to work 12-hour shifts

This position could be filled as an uncertified or certified role depending on experience and certification.

Minimum Requirements

Uncertified Requirements:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for healthcare providers.

Certified Requirements:

  • Current dialysis certification.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for healthcare providers.

Physical Requirements:

Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies. Ability to evaluate and interpret color coded test results on test strips.

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Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.

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Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.

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Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.

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Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).

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May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.

Location:

Intermountain Medical Center

Work City:

Murray

Work State:

Utah

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

36

Being a part of Intermountain Healthcare means joining a world-class team of over 38,000 employees and caregivers while embarking on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment. Our mission is: Helping people live the healthiest lives possible.

Our patients deserve the best in healthcare, and we deliver.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Intermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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