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The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics department of nursing is seeking a 100% Hemodialysis Technician. 

Duties to include:

  • Assembles and/or prepares, tests, and sterilizes a variety of dialysis equipment
  • Dialyzes patients by operating dialysate delivery systems and related equipment and is responsible for proper dialysis treatment
  • Monitors treatment by drawing blood and performing analyses for sodium, potassium, and hematocrit, testing conductivity of dialysate concentrate, etc. to insure adequacy of treatment and patient safety
  • Prepares individualized dialysate concentrate as necessary when prescribed by physicians
  • Performs all designated infection control and quality control monitoring in accordance with unit polic
  • Maintains supplies in the unit
  • Keeps abreast of new developments and techniques to adapt and modify equipment and procedures which requires attending conferences and reading the literature
  • These positions will help to cover both Johnson County dialysis units

 

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics—recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States—is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®

 

Percent of Time: 100%
Schedule: Mon-Sat, D/E. 10 hours shifts, 3 of 6 Sat. 
Location: UIHC Main Campus 
Pay Grade: 9 https://hr.uiowa.edu/pay/merit-plan

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • One year of experience as a certified nursing assistant, dialysis technician or clinical technician involving patient care and monitoring, or
  • Completion of one year or longer health science related training program such as Certified Laboratory Technician, Licensed Practical Nurse, Medical Assistant, X-Ray technician, etc., (excluding Dental Assistants and Technicians), and
  • Must meet Centers for Medicine & Medicaid Services (CMS) requirement to be a Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician per the following schedule: Must become certified within eighteen (18) months from date of hire
  • Must successfully complete departmental (Renal Dialysis Treatment Center) orientation/training within 3 months of hire

Special Qualifications:

  • Medical Terminology
  • Driver's License and ability to meet UI Fleet Safety Standards

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Previous direct patient care experience, previous IV cannulation or blood drawing experience is desired
  • Experience with Gambro Phoenix dialysis machines 

 

In order to be considered, applicants must upload resume (under submission relevant materials) that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. For questions or additional information, please contact nursinghr@uiowa.edu.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer


The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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