Dialysis Technician (S235)
Holy Cross Hospital of Maryland - Silver Spring, MD

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- High school diploma or equivalent is required
- Certification Required
- Certified Nursing Assistant in the State of MD
- Experience is required
General Summary:

Performs patient care duties delegated by the RN related to patients’ personal needs, comfort, and safety.

Renders nursing care and administers hemodialysis treatments to patients in renal failure, End Stage or Acute. Supports medical care for patients with renal failure as directed by the medical staff/nephrologists.

Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital.

Minimum Requirements:

Certification as a nursing assistant by the Maryland State Board of Nursing, as a CNA-DT. High school diploma or equivalent. Successful completion of adult basic education evaluations for math and reading. Successful completion of an American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS required. Ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend the English language. Visual accuracy. Auditory acuity. Basic computer skills, to include data entry and retrieval. Ability to coordinate eyes and hands quickly and accurately. Ability to identify and distinguish color, temperature, texture, and size. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds, as determined by the nature of the patient care unit. Must be able to push, pull, lift patients and equipment (e.g. beds, stretchers). Must be able to bend body downward at the waist and be able to kneel.

One year experience as a dialysis technician preferable. National Certification required to include CCHT, BONENT or other approved. Must have a CNA-DT certificate from Maryland.

Working Conditions:

Frequent lifting of patients, weights up to 35 pounds. Frequent pushing of equipment up to 50 pounds. Moderate noise level, occasionally loud noise created by alarms, patients, equipment. Moderate computer use, sitting at desk, typing.