Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Dialysis Vascular Access Coordinator, LPN in Albany, Georgia

Overview

Did you know that some of the industry’s most talented and caring registered nurses are at DCI? Our nursing staff has helped DCI achieve the lowest mortality and hospitalization rates among large dialysis providers for the past 13 years in a row. We think our Nurses are pretty awesome; they make a difference in our patients' lives by helping them live longer and achieve a better quality of life.

Our mission is “the care of the patient is our reason for existence.” What’s yours?

The Vascular Access Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of care and management of patients’ vascular accesses and the communication and collaboration with the Vascular Access Team.

Responsibilities

  • Focus on vascular access care and management to increase permanent access longevity (AVF or AVG)

  • Maintain vascular access data to assure tracking and trending of dialysis therapy and outcomes monitoring for CQI / QAPI activities

  • Provide leadership and communication among caregivers

  • Educate staff and hemodialysis patients in the care and management of vascular accesses, with particular attention to opportunities for improvement.

  • Monitor vascular access and hemodialysis care delivery with particular focus on identifying access dysfunction and opportunities to increase arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) and reduce catheters.

  • For accesses with dysfunction or other pathology, assist with referral for diagnosis or surgical treatment

  • Participate in Network 7 CQI activities to improve patient and facility vascular access outcomes.

  • Complete other vascular access-related tasks as directed by Nurse Manager.

Qualifications

  • Six months experience as hemodialysis professional

  • LPN license

  • Demonstrated proficiency in vascular access care and management

  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous quality improvement (CQI)

  • Excellent communication, writing, and organization skills

  • Basic computer skills

DCI is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. If you are having difficulty using the online application system or would like to request other accommodations or application methods, please contact Doug Patterson at Accommodations@dciinc.org or 615-327-3061. Once a request has been made, DCI will initiate a discussion with you about your needs and whether an accommodation can be provided. DCI is committed to providing such accommodations where possible.

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ID 2019-8834

# of Openings 1

Address 337 5th Avenue

Category Nursing