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Dialysis Care Technician - AdventHealth - Orlando
Location Address: 601 East Rollins Street, Orlando, 32803
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth - Orlando
Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America
AdventHealth 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
Work Hours/Shift: 6pm to 6am Sunday – Saturday
You Will Be Responsible For:
Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth Orlando’s service standards.
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/ADVENTHEALTH 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.
What You Will Need:
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
Minimum 2 years Dialysis experience (acute or chronic setting)
Computer knowledge and skills
Successful completion of training course in theory and practice of Hemodialysis
Hemodialysis Technician Certification (BONENT)
Florida Certified Nurse Assistant
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.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.