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Job Title:
Dialysis Assistant, RPT

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Mission: One Team - Two Sites: Serving Chatham & Rural Kent
Vision: Together, Growing a Healthier Community
Values: CKHA CARES - Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence, Safety


Dialysis Assistant


Regular Part-Time


POSTING DATE: 12 December 2019


ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skill and Experience)
- Minimum Grade 12 education or equivalent.
- Dialysis Assistant/Technician training preferred. Training will be provided to hired candidates.
- Preferred knowledge of hemodialysis within the last 2 years
- Preferred working knowledge of dialysis equipment including Fresenius 5008K dialysis machine and water treatment system. Training on machines will be provided to employees.
- Current CPR certification.
- Computer skills to include Intranet, Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word ,Excel) and ORMED systems
- Experience working with and handling of biohazardous materials
- Understanding of sterile techniques and handling of sterile equipment.
- Knowledge of infection control measures and aseptic technique
-Ability to complete the required environmental cleaning.
- Excellent communication, time management, prioritization and critical thinking skills.
- Experience working with chronically ill and palliative clients
- Experience with patient transfers, lifts, and assisting nurses with patient ADLs
- Satisfactory attendance.

ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES (Personal Skills and Attributes)
- Demonstrates a personal commitment to all customers and to CKHA
- Demonstration of interpersonal skills that support the goals of the organization through respect for all customers and development of co-operative working relationships.
- Assure ability to be flexible in availability for work to meet departmental needs.
- Demonstrated ability to support and embrace the philosophy of Service Excellence and Patient and Family Centred Care.
-Demonstrated participation in building a culture of safety and partnering with each other to improve the safety of patient care processes and systems.
- Demonstrated performance reflecting the Mission, Vision, Values and Code of Conduct of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance.

ACCOUNTABILITIES (Major Responsibilities of the Position)
- Preparation of dialysis machines including setting up, priming and cleaning of the machine.
- Preparing dialysis supplies for subsequent patient shifts.
- Maintaining supplies for the unit including ordering; manual lifting and sorting of supplies.
- Assisting the dialysis RNs and RPNs with the daily activities of the unit including stocking unit, preparing dialysis pods, patient ADLs, transferring patients, receptionist duties and other varied tasks as assigned.
- Basic patient care (i.e.) weights/providing nourishment, etc.
- All other duties as assigned that support/facilitate care of the patient and/or operation of the unit.

CKHA is an equal opportunity employer committed to fair and accessible employment practices. Should you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources.