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

Dialysis Maintenance Technician

US-GA-Albany
2 weeks ago
ID
2017-7071
# of Openings
1
337 5th Avenue
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 mission is “the care of the patient is our reason for existence.” What’s yours?

 

The Dialysis 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.

  • Repairs, calibrates, and maintains dialysis delivery equipment used in hemodialysis center, in acute dialysis services, and in home dialysis to ensure proper functioning and safety.
  • Provides routine maintenance and repair of water systems in hemodialysis 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. 
  • Performs and documents air quality testing in clinic 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.

 

Organization skills/expectations include:

  • Uses supplies efficiently and is not wasteful; shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences.
  • Works with integrity; upholds organizational goals and values; follows clinic and DCI policies and procedures; prioritizes and plans work activities; approaches others in a tactful manner.
  • Reacts appropriately under pressure; accepts responsibility for own actions; observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions.
  • Uses equipment and materials properly; adapts to changes in the work environment; is consistently at work and on time.
  • Follows instructions and responds to management direction; asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Generates suggestions for improving work; demonstrates attention to detail with accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Identifies problems quickly and takes appropriate action; strives to build knowledge and skills.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly environment.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • One to three months related experience and/or training.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certifications:

 

Must successfully complete assigned manufacturer training courses within 12 months, coordinated by DCI. 

 

 

DCI is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.  If you are having difficulty using the online application system or would like to request other accommodations or application methods, please contact Doug Patterson at Accommodations@dciinc.org or 615-327-3061. Once a request has been made, DCI will initiate a discussion with you about your needs and whether an accommodation can be provided. DCI is committed to providing such accommodations where possible.

 

For more information about equal opportunity please see: 

 

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf;

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf;

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf; and

https://www.nlrb.gov/sites/default/files/attachments/basic-page/node-3788/employeerightsposter-8-5x11.pdf.

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