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Hemodialysis Technician- Atrium Health University City- Hemodialysis- FT

$ Sign-On Bonus Eligible
Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 76173
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Typical hours are 0630-1830 with various times outside these hours and occasional On-Call hours
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11031005731510-Kidney Dialysis Unit


This position is Sign-on Bonus eligible. CCHTs are eligible for a bonus of up to $10,000 for full-time positions, and up to $3750 for Part-Time positions. In addition to the sign-on bonus, new teammates at Atrium Health are eligible for robust benefits packages, paid time off and career advancement programs.

Atrium Health is excited to announce opportunities for Clinicians in our Kidney Dialysis Unit. As a new Atrium managed unit, teammates will have opportunities to grow the department from launch while they find new ways to achieve their own professional goals. 

Job Summary:

Applies clinical and technical skills to assist in providing patient care in the Kidney Dialysis Unit and patient bedside while maintaining a safe work environment and performing all related job responsibilities. Ensures quality patient care before, during and after the procedure under the direct supervision of the registered nurse.

  • Possesses a thorough knowledge of dialysis initiation using a variety of equipment necessary for hemodialysis delivery.
  • Assists in obtaining and organizing supplies and instruments prior, during and after hemodialysis procedure.
  • Monitor patients' response to dialysis therapy and report any unusual findings to nurse
  • Assists Registered Nurse in preparation of patient, assembly of supplies, instruments, equipment, and termination of treatment; assists with all aspects of room/bay turnover.
  • Performs duties according to department policy and procedure.
  • Attends in-services/staff meetings; exhibits knowledge of current department related issues and participates in Performance Improvement Process.
  • Participates in educational opportunities to increase competency and meet personal needs and goals.
  • Documents in the EMR within their scope of practice
  • Provides total patient care including, but not limited to, hygiene, toileting and nutrition while under the care of the dialysis team
  • Maintains disinfection and routine maintenance of the dialysis machine and reverse osmosis water delivery system. Alert nursing leader/certified biomedical technicians immediately of any unexpected outcomes


Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak English in good, understandable terms. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, and touch. Finger dexterity. Critical thinking and ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in patient and/or unit conditions. Physical Abilities Testing required.

Additional department specific physical requirements may be identified for unique responsibilities within the department by the nurse leader.

Vision and hearing for distances of up to twenty 20 feet is required, depth perception and must meet the necessary requirements of Ishihara's Color Blindness test as a condition of employment.


High School Diploma or GED required. Current AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider required. Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician or 1 year of acute hospital experience required.