Dialysis Assistant- Southfield-Lahser- Full Time
Posted on: August 2, 2022
GENERAL SUMMARYResponsible for performing stocking and custodial
duties at an assigned dialysis unit. Responsible for assisting with
implementation of Lean strategies. Reports to the Dialysis Nurse
Manager and or Technical Leader of the dialysis program, or the
charge nurse in his/her absence.PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND
RESPONSIBILITIES Properly clean patient equipment and tear down
machines. Maintains storage of supplies and equipment. Follows
standard precautions and infection control policies and procedures
for dialysis setting, including OSHA regulations and MSDS
information sheets. Demonstrates flexibility in work situation and
functions as part of a multidisciplinary team. ability to plan work
activities. Treats patients and families with respect, dignity and
compassion. Maintains neat clean and safe work area, which includes
ancillary equipment. Demonstrates professional approach to job.
Responsible for helping minimize waste in assigned unit.
Understands Lean principles. Prepares blood samples for shipment.
Responsible for the preparation, labeling cleaning/disinfecting and
storage of bicarbonate and acid systems. Assists clinical staff as
needed in treatment area, (e.g. holding needle sites, transporting,
assist with weighing, etc). Performs water testing as required.
Disinfects machine as required (date and time of disinfection if
applicable). Functions consistently as a team member, positively
contributing on a daily basis to the goals and objectives of the
dialysis program as appropriate to the scope of position Complete
all required and assigned in-services and online education and
demonstrate incorporation of the teaching/learning as appropriate
to position Act in a manner that demonstrates commitment to the
mission, vision, values, goals and objectives of the dialysis
program Adhere rigorously to all infection control/infection
prevention requirements Behave in a manner designed to contribute
to a neat, clean, safe, compliant environment and appropriately
speak up as needed regarding any potential concerns. Apply
process-improvement principles to daily work and work area. Adhere
to confidentiality and HIPAA safety and privacy requirements.
Working in a continuous learning environment, actively participates
in own learning, seeks to contribute to team and program learning
as appropriate to position. Communicates effectively with
supervisor, other charge personnel, and team members, including
medical leadership as appropriate to position. Accept constructive
criticism professionally. Adheres to team member standards and
diversity principles and expectations, including deaf and hard of
hearing guidelines. Performs other duties as assigned.EDUCATION &
EXPERIENCE Requires high school diploma or GED. Requires
flexibility to work in a complex and changing environmentPHYSICAL
DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS Stands and walks most of the time on
duty. Works rotating shifts as necessary. Lifts and pushes patients
on stretchers and in wheelchairs. Lifts and carries dialysate
solution containers. May transport 55 gallon concentrate
containers. May be subject to hazardous waste and materials.
Salary: $map.get("vacancy_salary-text"). Date posted:
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