Dialysis Technician - Located in Moberly, MO in Jefferson City, MO at Corizon Health

Date Posted: 3/9/2018

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Job Description

Correctional Care | Committed Careers | Corizon Health

We have an exceptional opportunity for a full time Dialysis Technician to join our healthcare team at the Moberly Correctional Center, located in Moberly, MO. Increased pay rates! Apply to learn more.

Qualifications of the Corizon Health Dialysis Technician

  • Graduate of an accredited dialysis technologist program
  • At least one (1) year of experience as a dialysis technologist.
  • Subject to initial and ongoing security clearance requirements.

Job Summary of the Corizon Health Dialysis Technician

Performs dialysis services as ordered by a physician or qualified practitioner within the capabilities of the institution.

Responsibilities of the Corizon Health Dialysis Technician

  • Supports and works with Dialysis supervisor, Charge Nurse and Registered Nurses in commitment to good nursing care of patients with End Stage Renal Disease.
  • Maintains a professional working relationship with patients and delivers supportive, consistent and impartial treatment for all patients, observing patient rights at all times.
  • Performs cannulation on patients to start hemodialysis treatment as ordered by the physician.
  • Sets up and tears down the dialysis blood system.
  • Changes PermaCath dressing using sterile technique and as ordered by physician.
  • Cleans machine with appropriate cleaning agent to disinfect machine.
  • Collects, prepares and stores laboratory specimens as ordered by the physician.
  • Can verbalize and understand terminology related to dialysis and the dialysis patient.
  • Obtains and records vital signs and machine readings according to policy.
  • Maintains clean and orderly working environment.
  • Notifies supervisor and completes report for incidents or accidents.
  • Complies with dress code and administrative rules.
  • Maintains proper stocks of supplies and reagents, reordering as necessary.
  • Utilizes Universal Precautions when necessary.
  • Counts medications and contrabands if required.
  • Participates in in-service education and monthly staff meetings.
  • Maintains an active CPR certification.
  • Adheres to assigned break and lunch periods.
  • Is cognizant of and adheres to all security regulations of the institution.
  • Keeps patient information confidential and respects patient's right to privacy.
  • Keeps health team informed of observations and changing conditions of patients.
  • Notifies Supervisor/designee by phone at least 4 hours in advance if unable to attend work.
  • Maintains and shows proof of an active accreditation with a copy placed in the personnel file.

Benefits offered to the Corizon Health Dialysis Technician

  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Free online Continuing Education program
  • Comprehensive Onboarding

Corizon Health provides patients with high quality healthcare and reentry services that will reduce recidivism and better the communities where we live and work. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of the growing number of incarcerated persons with physical and mental illness and the professionals who care for them. More healthcare professionals are finding the stability and advancement they desire at Corizon Health.

This position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening.

Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin,