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    Summary

    The Iowa City VA Health Care System is recruiting for one (1) full-time Medical Instrument Technician (Hemodialysis) for the Patient Care Service Line.

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    Responsibilities

    Under the supervision of a licensed Registered Nurse (RN), the Hemodialysis (HD) Medical Instrument Technician (MIT) functions as a member of the renal multidisciplinary team and assists the RN in the care of patients in acute, sub-acute, or chronic states of illness. The HD MIT delivers fundamental, knowledge-based care to assigned patients while developing technical competencies. In addition, the hemodialysis technician recognizes and reacts to signs and symptoms that signal the onset of complications of dialysis, such as hypotension or seizures. The MIT HD serves as a member of the dialysis team. This represents the full performance level. The Hemodialysis (HD) MIT is responsible for performing hemodialysis treatments on the stable acutely ill and chronic dialysis patients. In addition, the HD technician trains physicians, nurses, and other technicians on the use of dialysis machines and related equipment. The MIT HD is knowledgeable of the more complex procedures, the pharmacology related to the care of patients with renal disease, and their effects on organs and methods of treatment. The HD MIT is responsible to function as a biomedical technician that works on the dialysis equipment, including performance maintenance and troubleshooting of all dialysis equipment.

    PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR QUALIFCATION REQUIREMENTS

    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 6 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Hours may vary based on operational need)
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    8

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/581717100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.