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Washington University of St. Louis Dialysis Technician II (PRN) - North County Kidney Center - 44546 in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule

Position works on an as needed basis.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology. The dialysis center is located in North Saint Louis County.

Essential Functions


Position performs duties related to patient care such as initiating and terminating dialysis treatments, performing phlebotomy, maintaining records and responding to needs of patients that are treated in the outpatient dialysis setting.


  1. Arranges and maintains equipment and supplies for performance of dialysis and other procedures, including preparation of Dialysate solutions.
  2. Performs cannulation, initiates, monitors and discontinues dialysis treatment.
  3. Observes and monitors patient vital signs and significant dialysis treatment parameters.
  4. Observes patient signs and symptoms.
  5. Communicates pertinent patient information or changes in patient condition to the team leader. Documents these results per unit policy.
  6. Transports, weighs and assists patients to and from wheelchairs, stretchers and chairs.
  7. Maintains patient confidentiality per HIPAA guidelines and responds to patient concerns in a timely manner.

Required Qualifications

  • Equivalent of high school diploma with 6 months experience in a hospital or outpatient health care facility setting.
  • Certification by nationally recognized board (CCHT, BONET or NNCO) is required within 18 months of hire.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Basic Life Support certification (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements).
  • Dialysis experience.
  • Medical Assistant/CNA certification.
  • Organizational, interpersonal, communication, and phlebotomy skills.
  • Ability to work in a team setting.
  • Mathematical ability and ability to respond appropriately in emergent situations.
  • Working knowledge of computers.

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is $15.85 - $19.43 per hour.

Pre-Employment Screening

All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.


This position is not eligible to receive benefits.

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Title: Dialysis Technician II (PRN) - North County Kidney Center - 44546

Job ID: 44546

Location: Medical School

Full/Part Time: On Demand

Regular/Temporary: Regular