Howard University Hospital | Washington, DC

    Dialysis Technician

    Job Title
    Dialysis Technician
    Job ID
    27627707
    Location
    Washington,  DC 20060
    Other Location
    Description

    With over 150 years of caring for our community and each other in the Washington DC area, Howard University Hospital has a world-renowned reputation for high-quality, patient-centric care. Howard University Hospital is the nation’s only teaching hospital located on the campus of a Historically Black University and has created a superior learning environment, with groundbreaking research and positive patient outcomes.
     
    Howard University Hospital seeks to hire a Dialysis Technician who will embrace our reach and historic tradition of excellence. If you want to make a difference in someone’s life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference. 

    Dialysis Technician:

    • Must demonstrate collaboration; accountability; respect; excellence; and service.
    • Works with team members and peers in and outside of their immediate workgroup to create an exceptional experience for patients, students, and other visitors; looks for ways to achieve departmental/institutional results by partnering.
    • Accepts responsibility for his/her actions to provide health care and or ancillary functions in a highly efficient and compassionate manner.  The employee must function as a Steward (Have Ownership) of the Howard values that foster a commitment to improving the patient and student experience, organizational efficiency, and the environment.
    • Embraces diversity; cares holistically for those we serve; treats all as we would like to be treated; manages the patient’s right to privacy with meticulous care 100% of the time and keeps patient and proprietary information about the institution confidential.
    • Anticipates the patient’s and student’s needs, presents as a model representative of the institution, and maintains high standards of care while striving to improve performance and create exceptional experiences for our customers.
    • Behaves in a friendly, resourceful, and professional manner towards all they encounter; treats patients, students, and visitors in the same way that they would want their family members or themselves to be treated.

    A qualified candidate will possess:

    • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) required.
    • Previous experience in ESRD preferred. Hospital setting or related facility experience preferred.
    • Dialysis Therapist certification from one of the following national certification programs required: Board of Nephrology Examiners Nursing and Technology (BONENT), National Nephrology Certification
    • Annual CPR certification for healthcare workers through AHA affiliate.
    • Organization, or Nephrology Nurse Certification Commission OR must be certified by a national credentialing agency within 18 months of hire.
    • Must be able to rotate shifts, work weekends, holidays, days, and evenings.

    Must be able to stand, walk, sit, lift (up to 50lbs), stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, pull, push, reach, handle, write, type, file, speak, hear, see (depth perception and color vision, calculate, compare, evaluate, interpret, and organize for extended periods of time.

    At Howard University Hospital our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:

    • Work-life balance
    • Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
    • Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, vacation, sick leave, and 403B retirement plan)
       

    COVID-19 Vaccination 

    Howard University Hospital requires all external applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment.  External Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and, if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a designated Howard University Hospital location. 

    Required Skills

    High school Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) required.
    Previous experience in ESRD preferred. Hospital setting or related facility experience preferred.
    Dialysis Technician certification from one of the following national certification programs required: Board of Nephrology Examiners Nursing and Technology (BONENT), National Nephrology Certification
    Organization, or Nephrology Nurse Certification Commission OR must be certified by a national credentialing agency within 18 months of hire.
    Must be able to rotate shifts, work weekends, holidays, days, and evenings.

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