CHT/Dialysis Biomedical Technician
CHT/Dialysis Biomedical Technician - Dialysis
*Shift: 6:00A - 2:30P
*Shift: 6:00A - 2:30P
- Under the supervision of the Medical-Surgical Services RN Clinical Manager, the Acute CHT/ Dialysis Biomedical Technician supports patient diagnosing and treatment by installing, testing, calibrating, and repairing biomedical equipment; training users and maintaining safe operations; oversees and monitors that safe and therapeutic dialysis treatment is provided for patients while all state and federal rules, laws, and regulations are followed.
- Holds responsibility for all documentation of safety issues, Quality Assurance programs, water analysis, cultures and LAL according to AAMI, and State and Federal regulations for the Dialysis Program. Oversees all the bio-medical technicians’ repairs of Dialysis equipment, water treatment systems, acid and bicarbonate delivery systems. Monitors preventive maintenance of all dialysis equipment and repairs.
- The Acute CHT/ Dialysis Biomedical Technician ensures these systems are running properly and the equipment is working according to strict specifications. Monitors all water treatment and machines daily logs and disinfectant logs for accuracy and completion. Maintains all test equipment needed for testing. Completes all audits on monthly and quarterly basis.
- Must have successful completion of the Facility Water Treatment Certification program and Fresenius Technical Training Certification Class or obtain within 6 months of start date.
- Must have current California PCT certification or national certification, i.e. BONENT, NNCO; and/or CCHT by the Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission (NNCC) or certification from the California Dialysis Council.
- Must have and maintain BLS Certification or obtain within orientation process, prior to hands-on patient care.
- Must have basic knowledge of hemodialysis machine troubleshooting and maintenance of water and concentrate pre/distribution systems.
- Must have at least six (6) months training under the supervision of an experienced Biomed technician whose primary expertise is Dialysis machines and equipment.