Orlando seeks to hire Dialysis Care Technician who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,107-bed Florida Hospital Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. Florida Hospital Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year.
Renal Dialysis Unit. The 15-bed critical care unit that specializes in performing the following renal treatments: Hemodialysis. Peritoneal Dialysis, Apheresis, RBC and WBC Exchange and CRRT. We provide services to both inpatients and outpatients..
3/12 6a – 6p
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.
Minimum 2 years Dialysis experience (acute or chronic setting)
Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing with diverse populations.
Interpersonal skills that promote teamwork.
Flexibility in prioritization.
Ability to multitask.
Knowledge of and ability to utilize in house and external resources.
Computer knowledge and skills (Preferred)
Successful completion of training course in theory and practice of Hemodialysis (Preferred)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
Hemodialysis Technician Certification (BONENT)
Florida Certified Nurse Assistant (Preferred)
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
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.
Orders supplies; maintains supply inventory and records in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Picks up and delivers supplies, blood samples, records and reports as directed by the staff RN or Clinical Coordinator.
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 Dialysis Care Technician opportunity with Orlando and apply online today.
We are one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.