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Department Name/Job Location:
Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Forest Park Kidney Center. Will travel to other dialysis centers and patient's home.
This position will work Monday through Friday, normally 7 am - 3:30 pm.� One day a week will be evening hours (12 - 8:30 pm).� On Call - evenings and weekends, 3 weeks on and 6 weeks off.
Associate degree from a Technical school.
Prefer Fresenius dialysis machine maintenance experience and water treatment equipment experience.
Demonstrated ability to supervise operations; working knowledge of computer software and dialysis procedures.
Computer literate in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
Performs preventive maintenance, repair and troubleshooting of Dialysis machines, water treatment system and all ancillary equipment. Coordinates purchasing activities in the dialysis center. Coordinates environmental inspections of facilities with property manager.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs Fresenius T dialysis machine preventive maintenance and repairs dialysis machines. Maintains complete documentation of maintenance and repair procedures. Completes repairs in a timely manner.
Coordinates dialysis maintenance and repairs with other staff.
Coordinates purchasing activities for dialysis supplies and equipment. Orders and maintains inventory of supplies at dialysis center.
Establishes policies and procedures for biomedical maintenance area.
Performs home hemodialysis equipment installations.
Performs other bio-medical equipment maintenance and repairs, including televisions, dialysis chairs, scales and other minor equipment.
Performs bacteriological sampling and testing.
Maintains, repairs and disinfects the dialysis unit's water system and bicarbonate system.
Performs environmental site inspections on at least a quarterly basis. Performs visual inspections of clinic to make sure all electrical, plumbing and all aspects of physical plant are in good working order and function properly coordinating repairs as necessary.
Trains staff on the water treatment system.
High school diploma or equivalent certification and 3 years’ experience required.
The hiring range for this position is $20.83 - $26.06 per hour.
Works in clinical treatment environment with potential exposure to blood and chemical hazards.
Must have personal transportation and valid drivers license to travel to different clinics in the St. Louis area.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade C09.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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