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Mayo Clinic Clinical Hemodialysis Technician - Outpatient Dialysis Onalaska in Onalaska, Wisconsin

City Onalaska

State Wisconsin

Telecommute No

Department Nursing

Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2020-2021) and ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you’ll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!

Position description

The clinical hemodialysis tech in the Outpatient Dialysis areas will have a home site of Onalaska; however will float to the other dialysis satellite locations.

The Clinical Hemodialysis Technician functions as an interdisciplinary team member to meet patient and family care needs within the Mayo Clinic Dialysis Services (MCDS) system. Under the supervision of the RN, is responsible for providing assistance in the provision of dialysis services through multiple roles. These roles include but are not limited to: direct patient care and observations, basic hemodialysis techniques and procedures, equipment maintenance, water treatment monitoring, vascular access monitoring, cleaning and disinfection of the hemodialysis machine, , drawing blood samples and preparing them for transport, and performing both simple and complex laboratory tests and the required quality controls. Participation in quality improvement activities to maintain patient care standards is also expected. The Clinical Hemodialysis Technician carries out designated skills that are within these functions limited by law to unlicensed nursing personnel, as covered in the Core Curriculum for the Dialysis Technician and as written into the policies and procedures of Mayo Clinic.

Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent required. Certified nursing assistant training course required OR one year of direct patient care experience in a hospital setting or other health care setting OR RN student with one semester of clinical coursework completed OR completion of a Dialysis Technician training program. Before employment, successful completion of the Ishihara's color blindness test.

Additional qualifications

Excellent communication skills (verbal and written.) Experience working in a team environment. Computer skills required, prior experience with electronic medical record systems preferred. Ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the work setting. Ability to work flexible hours.

License or certification

Maintains current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs: American Heart Association (BLS for Healthcare Providers). Red Cross (CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers) Military Training Network. Successful completion of Clinical Hemodialysis Technician national certification exam, within 18 months of hire when hired after October 14, 2008. Exam offered by the State, BONENT, or NNCC.

Exemption status Non-exempt

Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $19.14 per hour.

Benefits eligible Yes

Schedule Full Time

Hours / Pay period 60 hours per 2 week pay period

Schedule details

Monday – Saturday; Extended Days; 10-hour shifts (variable start times) – NOT NEGOTIABLE

Weekend schedule Every other Saturday – NOT NEGOTIABLE

Category Nursing, Other Patient Care

Job posting number 150575BR

Recruiter Claudia Kotchick

Equal opportunity

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

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