Casual part time position
The Dialysis Assistant assists in performing a variety of routine functions related to the provision of hemodialysis, following infection control and department policies and procedures.
Contribute to safe, quality care by
Managing a workload effectively in a fast-paced environment.
Addressing and resolving issues in a productive, respectful manner.
Exercising sound professional judgment and using best practice guidelines.
Contributing to a safe, inclusive environment for all through compliance with patient and staff safety policies and procedures.
What must you have?
Grade 12 or equivalent.
Knowledge of dialysis machines and the inner working of supporting a dialysis unit, required.
What else do you bring?
Healthcare experience in an acute care environment.
Well-developed keyboarding / computer skills with a minimum keyboarding speed of 50-60 wpm and experience using Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
Excellent interpersonal, listening, and verbal and written communication skills in English, with an ability to deliver information and work effectively with patients, families and colleagues.
Demonstrated strong decision-making, problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
Demonstrated ability to take initiative and adjust to new or unexpected events.
Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and professional development.
Preferably, your profile also includes :
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certificate or willing to obtain within three months of hire.
Ability to speak a second language.