*About Baxter *
Every day, millions of patients and caregivers rely on Baxter’s leading portfolio of critical care, nutrition, renal, hospital and surgical products. For more than 85 years, we’ve been operating at the critical intersection where innovations that save and sustain lives meet the healthcare providers that make it happen. With products, technologies and therapies available in more than 100 countries, Baxter’s employees worldwide are now building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of transformative healthcare innovations. To learn more, visit www.baxter.com and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
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Summary*
Baxter Technical Services provides Technical Aids (tech aids) to:
* Prepare (lining and priming) Dialysis machines (water and dialysis) for use by patients
* Inspect, clear alarms and perform minor troubleshooting/repairs on machines
* Monitor communication software to ensure patient data is being captured and print reports for use.
* Clean and disinfect machines as required
* Note Inventory of supplies
* Set up and transport acute care machines outside the dialysis unit as required
* Prepare dialysis bags for treatment runs
* Marshal machines within unit as required.
*Technical Aid Duties Schedule:*
* Turn on water treatment, note any problems and make note of alarm(s). Check for chlorine, water system checks performed. Every morning put machines into rinse mode.
* Remove any machines in the unit that are not being used. Only machines that are properly tagged (disinfection completed, cleaned by housekeeping) are to be placed in the tech room.
* Line and prime machines; record lot numbers of dialyzers and bloodlines on Run Sheet.
* Replace any machines that fail Tl tests, mechanical or technical failure
* Prepare off-unit machines for acute patients as required by Charge Nurse
* Ensure all machines are in operating order. Note any problems and rectify minor problem.
* Check with nurses to ensure there are no problem alarms
* Check with charge nurse and determine the patients that are to be dialyzed off unit (acute patients)
* Prepare dialysis bags for treatment runs; 2 shifts, if possible
* Complete set-up for all the patients on the next shift
* Set-up another acute machine for treatments, if required.
* Disinfect spare machines and specific machines, if not disinfected within the last 48 hours.
* Ensure technical water hook-up box has all components present.
* Disinfect and rinse water carts used for acute patients and complete documentation (each cart needs to be disinfected once per week and units should be rinsed once a day if not used for acute patients)
* Record pressures, and any other relevant information, in log book
* Replace any machines that fail Tl tests, mechanical or technical failure

*Experience:*
* 6 months – 1 year

*A Career That Matters*
Baxter’s employees are united in a mission to save and sustain lives. We are passionate about applying scientific innovation to meet the needs of the millions of people worldwide who depend on our medically necessary therapies and technologies. We focus on increasing access to healthcare, innovating in crucial areas of unmet need, and pursuing creative collaborations that bring our mission to life for patients every day.

Thank you for your interest and application to Baxter. All applications will be reviewed and those candidates selected for consideration will be contacted directly.

Baxter is committed to creating and maintaining a barrier-free environment for all employees and customers. We believe in integration and equal opportunity and we are committed to treating all people with dignity and respect.

**Job:** **Technical Services*

**Organization:** **Global Services – Gbl Technical Srvc Operation*

**Title:** *Technical Aide*

**Location:** *Canada-Ontario-Mississauga*

**Requisition ID:** *190003T7*

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