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Artificial Kidney Technician

Artificial Kidney Technician

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Vancouver Coastal Health is world renowned for innovation and a focus on quality care and outcomes. The remarkable range of specialties places VCH at the forefront of career destinations for Nurses, Sonographers, Social Workers, Physiotherapists, Mental Health professionals and many other health care and allied professionals. Launch an exciting career with us where you can apply your skills and develop new ones alongside some of Canada's finest practitioners. Come for the job. Stay for the team.

Job Title: Artificial Kidney Technician
Work Site: Vancouver General Hospital - Renal-Hemodialysis - 12th & Oak, Vancouver, BC
Status: Casual 
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $23.83 per hour
Hours: 0600-1400/0600-1800/1100-2300/1500-2300/1500-2230
Reference#: 097632-jfr


Within the context of a client and family centred care model and in accordance with established vision and values of the organization, the position provides the day to day assembly, operation and routine preventative maintenance of the specialized equipment in the Renal Unit. Participates as a member of the patient care team and assists with patient care activities as required, including assisting with the mobilization and preparation of patients for dialysis. Utilizes basic word processing skills to access the unit database, as well as other available hospital systems.


  • Completion of Grade 12 English.
  • Two (2) years’ recent related experience.


  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to organize work. 
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Physical ability to perform duties of the position.

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

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