001-Dialysis Clinic, Inc.-Nashville, TN- Corporate Office

Dialysis Equipment Technician

US-TN-Nashville (Hospital Services)
11 months ago
ID
2017-6023
# of Openings
2
St. Thomas Midtown Hospital
Category
Equipment Technician

Overview

Founded in 1971, Dialysis Clinic, Inc. (DCI) remains the nation’s largest non-profit dialysis provider. With a team of approximately 5,000 talented and caring employees serving across the United States, DCI provides care to nearly 15,000 patients on dialysis and 3,500 patients with chronic kidney disease. We offer a variety of services including in-center hemodialysis, home hemodialysis, and peritoneal dialysis (PD). Each position within DCI, from billers to administrators to nursing staff, contributes toward the goal of providing excellent patient care. Our staff has helped DCI achieve the lowest mortality and hospitalization rates among large dialysis providers for the past 13 years in a row.

 

To be considered for the position, please (1) upload your resume, (2) complete the application in its entirety, and (3) answer the screening questions.

 

This position is in our Hospital Services Unit which services several local hospitals, therefore, a valid drivers license and a clean driving record are required.

 

The Equipment Technician assures equipment and supplies used in all areas of the facility are properly functioning and safe for use.  The equipment technician assures the physical plant is properly maintained.

Responsibilities

The following is a summary of what makes our team successful. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Repairs, calibrates and maintains dialysis delivery equipment used in-center, in acute dialysis services, and in home dialysis to ensure proper functioning and safety.
  • Provides routine maintenance and repair of water systems in center and in the patient home.
  • Is knowledgeable of and follows AAMI standards for water safety and for reprocessing.
  • Documents repairs and maintenance according to DCI and clinic policy.  Is thorough, timely, accurate and legible in documentation.
  • Performs and documents air quality testing and takes appropriate actions.
  • Performs inventory functions as assigned, following DCI procedures.
  • Knows and follows procedures relating to hazardous chemical use, storage and disposal.
  • Knows and follows procedures relating to medical waste storage and disposal.
  • Strictly observes infection control and safety procedures.
  • Responsible for completion of minor building maintenance.
  • Participates in and supports clinic quality improvement activities and risk management programs.

 

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience
                                             

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • One to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must successfully complete assigned manufacturer training courses within 12 months.

 

Physical Demands:  

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit:

use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. 

The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee

is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

 

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific

vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision,

and the ability to adjust focus.

 

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Bloodborne Pathogens:


Since this is a healthcare environment, there is the possibility of exposure to infectious / contagious diseases, needle sticks and blood and body fluids. Further information about this position’s specific work environment and exposure category will be provided during orientation. This position is classified as Category I.

 

 

DCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA/Disabled/Protected Veteran
VEVRAA Federal Contractor
Excellent Benefit Package

 

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