Build your career at the hospital that’s building for the future
Humber River Hospital is committed to revolutionizing patient care for our diverse community. We are looking for exceptional individuals to join our great team: people who share our passion to deliver excellent, patient-focused, expert care. The Hospital is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University.
Right now we’re looking for a Part Time Dialysis Assistant to work in our Nephrology Program (Hemodialysis unit, Transition Care unit, Home dialysis unit, MCKC clinic at Church)
Reporting Relationship: Manager, Transition Care Unit, Home Dialysis Program & Haemodialysis (Church)
Hiring Salary Range: $23.364-24.731
Location: Church Site
Hours of Work: days, evenings and alternating weekends
Preparing supplies create access bundles, prepare patient charts, setting up and priming dialysis machines for treatment.
Stripping bloodlines and dialyzers from machines using BSP standards. Cleaning/disinfecting dialysis machines internally and externally between treatments.
Cleaning stretchers, chairs, tables between patient treatments as required. Moving appropriate equipment in and out of unit depending on patient requirements.
Transporting and setting up dialysis equipment for acute treatments in various areas of hospital.
Transporting patients as required. Assisting patients to appropriate station; assisting nursing staff with patient transfers.
Delivering and picking up specimens from the Lab as required.
Communicates and follows up with home dialysis patients regarding supplies.
Responsible for recording, organizing, and preparing home dialysis supplies.
Will communicate with vendors (Baxter, Fresenius, Nxstage) and assist and coordinate the ordering of home dialysis supplies.
Must have knowledge of all types of dialysis machines, including the reverse osmosis system, and be able to perform the set-up, chemical cleaning, and sterilization steps.
Will monitor, track, and manage medical supplies inventory in the units and clinics.
A high school diploma or equivalent required.
Two (2) years recent experience in Dialysis required.
Completion of a Dialysis Assistant course an asset.
Must have demonstrated ability to read and understand basic medical terminology, concepts of sterility and aseptic technique.
Must have demonstrated ability to assemble equipment for a specific task or function.
Ability and willingness to learn, understand, and follow basic technical concepts as they relate to complex electronic and hydraulic system operations. Ability to understand and problem solve issues related to medical equipment and its safe use in the Hemodialysis Unit.
Must have basis knowledge of infection control principles. Must have demonstrated organizational, problem solving and interpersonal skills.
Must be physically able to perform duties requiring heavy exertion (lifting, pushing, pulling).
Must be able to walk/stand for extended periods of time.
Excellent attendance and discipline free record required.
Why Humber? Why Now?
Humber River Hospital is on an exciting transformation journey of redefining patient care as we leverage the most advanced technologies to enhance all aspects of delivering high-quality, safe care. We continue to build a people-centered workplace with excellent staff and physician engagement by hiring passionate, diverse and inclusive healthcare professionals. People who care and live our values of Compassion, Professionalism and Respect. People who are committed to making a positive difference.
We are a Studer Group hospital, focused on building our evidence-based leadership practice and hardwiring a culture that WOWs.
Why? Because at Humber River Hospital, we know it’s our people and our ability to innovate that allows us to consistently deliver a great patient experience and the best quality outcomes. After all, we are the hospital that believes exceptional care...healthier community.
This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this position. However, the actual responsibilities, duties, qualifications and experience may vary. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Information contained in this job posting/description is subject to change.
Humber River Hospital is committed to inclusion and diversity. We believe that diversity drives our culture of innovation. By bringing together a variety of different perspectives, it fuels our creative thinking, generates new ideas and creates solutions designed to address tomorrow's healthcare challenges today. We take pride in providing professional development and career advancement opportunities for our employees including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. We also provide accommodation to applicants and all of our employees - from hire to retire.
Let us know what we can do to help you be successful during your recruitment experience at Humber River Hospital.