Position performs duties related to patient care such as initiating and terminating dialysis treatments, performing phlebotomy, maintaining records and responding to needs of patients that are treated in the outpatient dialysis setting.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Arranges and maintains equipment and supplies for performance of dialysis and other procedures, including preparation of Dialysate solutions.
Performs cannulation, initiates, monitors and discontinues dialysis treatment.
Observes and monitors patient vital signs and significant dialysis treatment parameters; assesses patient signs and symptoms and provides treatment accordingly.
Communicates pertinent patient information or changes in patient condition to the team leader; documents these results per unitâ™s policies.
Transports, weighs, and assists patients to and from wheelchairs, stretchers and chairs.
Maintains patient confidentiality per HIPAA guidelines and responds to patient concerns in a timely manner.
Medical Assistant/CAN certification.
Organizational, interpersonal, communication, and phlebotomy skills.
Ability to work in a team setting.
Ability to respond appropriately in emergent situations.
Working knowledge of computers.
High school diploma or equivalent high school certification with six months of experience in a hospital or outpatient health care facility setting.
Certification by nationally recognized board (CCHT, BONET or NNCO) is required within 18 months of hire.
$16.17 - $23.47 / HourlyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
This position is not eligible to receive benefits. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view eligibility criteria.
Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individualâ™s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply.
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