Patient Care Tech - Kidney Center Dialysis (Wage/PRN)
Job ID: R0027950 | Healthcare Specialists | PRN | Charlottesville, VA
Provides direct patient care to patients with kidney disease in the Health Science Center or in satellite areas. Demonstrates the technical skills to prepare and monitor the equipment used for hemodialysis.
  • Maintains necessary skills and competencies to perform the clinical functions related to dialysis.
  • Demonstrates the technical skills to prepare and monitor the equipment used for hemodialysis.
  • Supports Renal Services standards related to the hemodialysis environment.
  • Recognizes the importance of time sensitive issues.
  • Assumes responsibility for professional development of self and others according to departmental policy.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $14.20 - $22.01 Hourly


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education: High School Graduate or Equivalent.

Experience: Previous health care experience preferred.

Licensure:

  • Certified as a Patient Care Dialysis Technician by a State Agency or Nationally Recognized Certification Program within 18 months of hire date.
  • American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping/walking; Repetitive motion: Building dialysis machines and wrist rotation. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 50 - 100lbs. May be exposed to fumes, chemicals, noise, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.


COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.


Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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