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Hemodialysis Tech I

Company: MaineHealth
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Summary


Inside and out, you'll find what you're looking for when you join Maine Medical Center. As the largest hospital in northern New England, Maine Medical Center has the depth and scope of services and opportunities that can challenge the new graduate or the experienced professional. We are committed to helping you grow professionally throughout your career. From tuition assistance and scholarships, to ongoing education, leadership training, mentoring and promotion opportunities, we offer the resources you need to achieve your career goals.



  • Position Summary



    • The HT assists the Dialysis professional team in the delivery of dialysis services to patients with acute or chronic renal failure.





    • Schedule - Monday, Wednesday, Friday 7am-330pm with an every third Saturday (in place of one of the week day shifts)







    • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)



      • Education: HS diploma or GED preferred, and demonstrated proficiency in meeting all requirements for Hemodialysis Technician.


      • License/Certifications: Current CPR certification.


      • Experience: Dialysis technician experience preferred. CNA experience is helpful.


      • Meet the necessary requirements of the Ishihara Color Blindness Test.


      • Ability to read, write and perform simple arithmetic for recording patient information.


      • Interpersonal skills necessary to exchange information clearly and maintain courteous relationships with patients, visitors, and co-workers.


      • Basic computer skills and ability to perform selected clerical duties.


      • The position requires an ability to stand and walk almost constantly and to frequently lift and position patients in bed, stretchers and chairs and assisting patients with ambulation. May also be required to lift and carry supplies to other areas of the hospital. Equipment aids and co-workers may provide assistance. The employee may be required to provide assistance in moving machines and equipment of up to and over 200 lbs and may lift chemical and/or dialysate solutions of up to 30 lbs, and as high as 5 feet.


      • The work environment is characteristic of an acute hospital setting with air temperature control and a moderate to heavy amount of noise. Candidate must be able to independently and accurately function in a demanding and high tech workplace.





        Additional Information



        MaineHealth was ranked one of America's Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!



        MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, "Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America." MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at mainehealth.org



        At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.



        With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.




        Additional Information Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 700-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in Portland.

Keywords: MaineHealth, Portland , Hemodialysis Tech I, Other , Portland, Maine

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