Avera DIALYSIS TECHNICIAN in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Avera McKennan Outpatient Hemodialysis Dialysis Technician

Provide life-saving service for patients with end-stage kidney disease! Avera's outpatient dialysis center offers 22 patient stations, advanced dialysis machines, and specially designed chairs with heat and massage for maximum comfort.

POSITION HIGHLIGHTS:

· Dialysis Team of:

o 14+ Dialysis Technicians/LPNs, 11+ RNs, Clerical Staff, Dietitians, Social Workers, and RN Unit Supervisors/Managers

· Collaborate with multidisciplinary and innovate teams at:

o Avera Medical Group Nephrology

o Avera Transplant Institute

· Sign-On Bonus:

o $2000 bonus with 18 months of dialysis experience

o $1000 bonus with no experience

· Hours:

o Three 12 hour shifts per week between 3:30am-9:00pm

o Self-scheduling

o No call and Sundays off

· Career Growth:

o Grow and develop in the dialysis field

o Continuing education and leadership development opportunities

· Long Term Relationships:

o Form meaningful relationships with patients and their families/support systems.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

· High School or GED required.

· Dialysis experience or Nursing Assistant experience preferred.

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:

· Certification as Dialysis Technician must be obtained within 18 months of employment from one of the following required;

o Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician (CCHT) offered by the Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission (NNCC),

o Board of Nephrology Examiners for Nursing and Technology (BONENT)

o National Nephrology Certification Organization (NNCO)

o Dialysis Technician will be under direct supervision until this is obtained.

· Registration as a Dialysis Technician with the South Dakota Board of Nursing required within 18 months of employment.

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