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DIALYSIS SERVICES CHIEF

Recruitment #20-004240-0001

Introduction

THIS RECRUITMENT IS LIMITED TO CURRENT EMPLOYEES OF THE MDH DEER'S HEAD HOSPITAL CENTER

GRADE

12

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH Deer's Head Hospital Center, Salisbury MD

Main Purpose of Job

The certified dialysis technician in this position is responsible for the overall operation, condition, maintenance and repair of all water treatment and medical equipment, as well as mechanical/electrical systems so as to ensure safety of all the patients as well as the staff operating the equipment throughout the dialysis unit. Has knowledge and proficiency in the initiation and shut down of all equipment in the dialysis unit. Has a comprehensive knowledge of the function and safe operation of back-up water treatment equipment and related mechanical and electrical systems. Established and maintains a preventative maintenance program including support documentation for all water treatment equipment, medical equipment, and related mechanical and electrical systems. Oversees the inventory control and regulatory compliance functions and ensures suitable measures are taken to maintain the facility appropriately.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:  Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Three years of experience as a Kidney Dialysis Services Technician including the preparation, operation and maintenance of kidney dialysis equipment.

Notes: 1. Applicants may substitute possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in the biological or physical sciences for one year of the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Hospital Corpsman or Ocular Technician classifications or Operating Room Specialist and Biological Medical Equipment specialty codes in the kidney dialysis services technician field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

THIS RECRUITMENT IS LIMITED TO CURRENT EMPLOYEES OF THE MDH DEER'S HEAD HOSPITAL CENTER

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. Candidates for positions in this class must possess a current certificate as a Certified Nursing Assistant-Dialysis Technician from the Maryland State Board of Nursing, 4140 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215 OR within ninety days of hire, successfully complete a Board of Nursing approved nursing assistant-dialysis technician training program and receive certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant-Dialysis Technician from the Board of Nursing.

2. Employees in this classification may be required to successfully complete training in and maintain current cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Applicants may be given a medical examination prior to their appointment to determine their ability to perform the work of the position.

2. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drug.

3. Employees in this classification without certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant- Dialysis Technician must successfully complete a Board of Nursing approved nursing assistant-dialysis technician training program and receive certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant-Dialysis Technician within ninety days from date of hire and prior to performing delegated nursing tasks. Employees who fail to successfully complete this requirement will not be retained in the positions.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.