ANNOUNCEMENT OF Professional Vacancy

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK · DOWNSTATE MEDICAL CENTER  
450 CLARKSON AVENUE, BOX 1194, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11203
Department: AMBULATORY DIALYSIS/ PARKSIDE Job Title: TH CTS VASCULAR ASST
Professional  Rank: SL-1 Descriptive Title: TH CTS VASCULAR ASSISTANT
Salary Range: $34,276.00-$72,363.00+$3,026.00* Line Number: Line# 52219
Additional Position Information: * Represents Location Pay for full-time appointees. Hours of work: 2PM - 12:30AM; Days of week:Variable; Hours per week: 37.5.
Brief Description of Duties:
Prepare dialysate according to established procedures and the dialysis prescription. Assemble and prepare the dialysis extracorporeal circuit according to protocol and dialysis prescription. Assemble necessary supplies. Prepare, clean, and maintain a safe environment for patients and staff. Test and monitor machine functions, including alarms, conductivity, and temperature. Set monitors and alarms according to unit and manufacturer protocols. Obtain and document pre-dialysis vital signs, weight and temperature. Inspect the patientís dialysis access and initiate dialysis according to unit protocol and patient prescription. Document treatment parameters and communicate patient condition and issues to RN. Measure and adjust blow flow rates according to established protocols and prescriptions. Calculate and adjust fluid removal rates according to established protocols.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION

All successful candidates must undergo various background checks, maintain credentials required for continued employment and adhere to the SUNY-DMC UHB Principles of Behavior.   Clinical Faculty and Allied Health professionals must receive and maintain Medical Board authorization.
Qualifications:
REQUIRED: Certification in Vascular Technology. A minimum of one (1) year satisfactory work experience in the operation of Hemodialysis equipment and caring for Chronic Renal Disease patients. PREFERRED: Bachelorís degree and considerate knowledge of the principles, practices, techniques and procedures applicable to dialysis treatment. Previous hospital experience is a plus.
Posting ID: 13829 Ref #: B/PR-52219-16
Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume along with a cover letter to ==>
Please include: Job Title( TH CTS VASCULAR ASST ), Line( 52219 ) and PostingID( 13829 )
The Employment Office
M.S.C.  1194
450 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11203  ( email: careers@downstate.edu )

Closing date for receipt of applications:

Internal Consideration Program: Open Until Filled Off-campus recruitment: Open Until Filled

SUNY Downstate Medical Center offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
SUNY Downstate Medical Center is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familiar status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or criminal conviction.