at University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas, United States
Dialysis Patient Care Tech
COVID-19 and flu vaccines are required for all health system employees..
Position Summary / Career Interest:The Dialysis Patient Care Tech demonstrates competence in the areas of critical thinking, problem-solving, interpersonal relationships, technical and organizational skills. Provides care/service safely and efficiently for the care of each patient; demonstrates responsibility for providing restorative and supportive care, under the direction of a registered nurse, medical director, and patient's physician for a designated group of patients.
Coordinates and oversees special projects as requested by Manager. Performs other related work as assigned.
Makes environmental rounds on unit and reports deficiencies to appropriate person.
Monitors supply and stock levels and notifies appropriate person if supplies are not available
Must be able to identify and act appropriately in emergent situations, maintaining a customer service focus; ability to prioritize and manage time; ability to follow direction and understand rationale for multiple steps in a process.
Notifies RN of reportable incident and assists with completion of incident report as appropriate.
Participates in improving the quality of care given at the Therapeutic Blood Treatment Center.
Performs Renal Technician technical skills in accordance with established protocols and techniques.
Provides patient information in accordance to skill level and competency; assures questions are answered and provides problem-solving assistance within HIPPA guidelines.
Seeks opportunities to increase knowledge.
Serves as a resource for information on the nursing unit in accordance to skill level and competency, receiving and disseminating information to nursing, ancillary and medical staff.
Supports clerical functions of unit.
*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
*Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.
High School Diploma
Completion of a training course in the theory and practice of hemodialysis
Technical/Professional Training or Degree in Hemodialysis Technician within (18) eighteen months of employment
Obtain Certified Clinical Hemodialysis (CCHT) certification within (18) eighteen months of employment and maintain CCHT certification while performing Dialysis PCT duties
Previous patient care experience in a hospital setting or related facility preferred
Three to five years of broad administrative assistant, office management and/or executive secretarial experience preferred.
Job Requisition ID:R-24480
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