Job Description

Payroll Title:
Nephrology Programs
Hiring Pay Scale
$34.01 / Hour
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
10 hr shifts , Monday- Saturday Variable shifts

#127245 Dialysis Technician - Per Diem

Extended Review Date: Wed 2/21/2024

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

This position will remain open until filled.


Under general supervision of a Registered Nurse, perform direct patient care dialysis procedures, including initiating dialysis utilizing established access routes and unit procedures; monitoring and recording dialysis treatment parameters; terminating dialysis per protocol; assembling all related supplies and equipment for procedures; and recording and documenting patient data. Instructs new technicians in the care, use and safety of dialysis related equipment; instructs patients and family members in technical and mechanical procedures and maintenance of home dialysis equipment if required; establish, document and perform dialysis delivery system, water system and other equipment; trouble-shooting and maintenance per protocol. Performs venipuncture for the purpose of providing dialysis treatment. Administers local anesthetics, heparin, and sodium chloride solutions per unit protocol. Opening and closing duties may also be required based off of the rotation of daily tasks on the assigned day. Performs all other duties as assigned.


  • Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician (CCHT).

  • Certified Hemodialysis Technician issued nationally and by the state of California (CHT).

  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Minimum of one (1) year previous experience as a CHT.

  • Recent dialysis experience (within the past six months) in a chronic outpatient facility.

  • Bilingual: English/Spanish preferred.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • Daily schedule depending on the daily census could include up to 4 patients per shift.
  • Per diem shift requirement is an average of 1 shift per week per 4-week schedule. Must be available 1 weekend shift per 4-week schedule and a minimum of 1 holiday. This is subject to change based on individual department needs.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $71,013 - $71,013 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $34.01 - $34.01

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

If employed by the University of California, you will be required to comply with our Policy on Vaccination Programs, which may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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