Current location need: Tanzania Potential future locations need: Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi
Need: Next 6 months
Sets up and operates dialysis machines to provide dialysis treatment for patients
Mixes dialysate, according to formula.
Primes dialyzer with saline or heparinized solution to prepare machine for use.
Transports patient to dialysis room and positions patient on chair/bed at hemodialysis machine.
Takes and records patient’s predialysis weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse rate, and respiration rate.
Explains dialysis procedure and operation of hemodialysis machine to patient before treatment to allay anxieties.
Cleans area of access, using antiseptic solution.
Connects hemodialysis machine to access in patient’s forearm or catheter site to start blood circulating through dialyzer.
Inspects equipment settings, including pressures, conductivity, and temperature to ensure conformance to safety standards.
Starts blood flow pump at prescribed rate.
Inspects venous and arterial pressures as registered on equipment to ensure pressures are within established limits.
Calculates fluid removal or replacement to be achieved during dialysis procedure.
Monitors patient for adverse reaction and hemo dialysis machine for malfunction.
Taking care of RO Plant and its regular maintenance activities
Monitors stock for expiration dates, quantity, consumption, etc
Coordinates with the Center Manager the scheduling of patients to ensure accommodations of all patients per Clinic’s policies
Other duties as assigned.
Handle other team members in an very efficient manner.
Qualification: GNM or BSc Nursing or Dialysis Diploma; Nursing Registration from Local Authority
Experience: 1 – 15 years
Interested applicants should please submit their CV to Hannah Kelly (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Judith Mziary (email@example.com)