Mount Sinai Careers

Dialysis Technician A

Astoria, New York
Support Services


Job Description

Strength Through Diversity
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.
 
Roles & Responsibilities:
 
The Nephrology Technician is a skilled individual who functions in a support role to the Registered Professional Nurse and other members of the health care team in the Dialysis Unit by providing direct care activities as prescribed.  The Nephrology Technician assumes responsibility for technical devices utilized in the delivery of renal replacement therapies.  Provides direct care to patients receiving renal replacement therapies as delegated by the Registered Professional Nurse under direct supervision, or by the attending physician.
  1. Mixes dialysate according to formula, and monitors Reverse Osmosis (RO) logs
  2. Obtains and records pre and post dialysis treatment weight, blood pressure, apical pulse and temperature.
  3. Obtains and records blood pressure and dialysis parameters during treatment. Reports abnormal values to the nurse.
  4. Cannulates patients with grafts or fistulas under the supervision of a Registered Professional Nurse or physician. Reports any unusual findings
  5. Initiates hemodialysis via AVG or AVF under the direction of a Registered Professional Nurse
 
Requirements:
 
HS diploma or GED
One year minimum as nephrology technician.
Experience in an acute care setting preferred
Certification by the Board of Nephrology Examiners Nursing and Technology (BONENT), or Certification by the Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission  Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician (CCHT)
 
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
 
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care.
 
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Who We Are
Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
 
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
 
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.
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