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Dialysis Technologist

Toronto, ON
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Full time
  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

Position Profile

Humber River Health. Lighting New Ways In Healthcare.

 

Since opening our doors in 2015 as North America’s first fully digital hospital, we remain unwavering in our belief that we can change the hospital where we work, the community where we live, and the world of healthcare beyond our borders. Serving a community of 850,000 residents in North West Toronto, Equity Inclusivity and active participation in the North West Toronto Ontario Health Team are key initiatives important to our Team.  At Humber River Health, we use a custom combination of technology and clinical expertise to rebuild elements of care. We make technology work for staff and physicians; giving them more time to spend with patients, to eliminate inefficiencies, and to reduce the chance of errors. Humber River Health is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University and committed to becoming a community academic hospital. Clinical Excellence, Optimizing Care through Technology and Community Connection frame our Research Strategy.    

 

At Humber River Health, we’re not hoping for a renaissance, we are making it happen. As part of our dynamic team, you can lead the way, as we continue our journey towards high reliability care!

 

Join our Dialysis Technologist Team as we work together to deliver compassionate care that is responsive to the healthcare needs of our community.

 

Reporting Relationship: Director, Projects & Biomedical Engineering Employee Group: OPSEU590

Hiring Salary Range: $36.84 - $50.27Location: All sites

Hours of work (Subject to change):

  • Must be available for all shifts, including weekends and stationary Holidays
  • Primary shifts are 06:00-14:00, 8-4, 12:00 - 20:00,
  • Must be available to work overtime when required or be on call for service calls
  • Will rotate between all sites

 

Reporting Relationship

 

Dialysis Technologist will report directly to the Director of Projects & Biomedical Engineering and work closely with the Infection Prevention and Control Coordinators.

 

Responsibilities

  • Maintain hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, and all other dialysis related equipment according to current standards
  • Follow routine service schedules and perform electrical inspections of dialysis equipment
  • Perform emergency repairs and make independent decisions about safety or continuation of use
  • Service, exchange or repair hemodialysis machines and water treatment systems in patient homes
  • Provide assessment of patient homes for the installation of plumbing and electrical work for the initiation of home dialysis
  • Provide computer support and perform routine back-ups, support and information for other dialysis staff
  • Assist  in research and evaluation of new products, practices and procedures, reporting findings or documentation
  • Keep current necessary software revision levels in accordance with manufacturers technical updates
  • Help maintain a database of capital equipment, machine repairs, replacement parts, home dialysis visits and inventory
  • Provide support to supervisor, manager, nursing staff and physicians
  • Provide support for dialysis assistants and nurses
  • Help with supplies and inventory when required
  • Assist with Transportation and movement  of equipment and delivery of dialysis supplies 

Requirements:

  • A graduate from recognized Electronic/Biomedical Engineering Technologist Program or from a Dialysis Technology Program with at least 3 years of related dialysis experience required.
  • Recent computer related experience with Microsoft Office products and general PC Hardware/software configurations
  • Must be fluent in English (verbal and written).  Must have a demonstrated ability to read and understand basic medical terminology, concepts of sterility and aseptic technique
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to assess complex electronic and hydraulic systems and evaluate equipment safety functions and make independent judgments about continuation or removal of use
  • Ability and willingness to learn, understand and follow technical guidelines as related to medical equipment company CSA , AAMI.
  • Ability to present technical topics for presentation or discussion and relate or provide instruction for dialysis assistant,  nurses and home dialysis patients
  • Must have strong organizational, problems solving and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently but remain an influential and flexible member of the multidisciplinary team
  • Strong communication, customer service and patient focused care skills are essential
  • Must be physically able to perform duties requiring heavy exertion (lifting, pushing and pulling).  Must be able to walk/stand for extended periods of time
  • Possess valid driver’s license
  • Excellent attendance and discipline free record required.

 

Why choose Humber River Health?

 

At Humber River Health, our staff, physicians, and volunteers are lighting new ways in healthcare. We are proud to be recognized as a part of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. We support employees by providing evidence-based leadership and cultivating a culture that consistently wows as a Huron Consulting hospital. We are a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN) and are deeply involved in research and academic collaboration. We are dedicated to high-quality patient care and demonstrate our values of compassion, professionalism, and respect.

 

Attracting and retaining a workforce that represents the diverse communities surrounding Humber River Health, is a priority.  We encourage applicants from all equity-deserving groups, including but not limited to, individuals who identity as Indigenous, racialized, seniors, persons living with disabilities, women, and those who identify as 2SLGBTQ.

 

Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, disability, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

 

Accommodations are available throughout the recruitment process as well as during employment at Humber River Health. Please direct any accommodation requests to our recruitment team.

 

 


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