Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Dialysis Hospital Services Nurse (Acute RN) in Birmingham, Alabama
The Dialysis Hospital Services Nurse (Acute RN) is key to providing specialized dialysis nursing care in the acute hemodialysis unit for patients with renal failure. The RN works in collaboration with all team members to ensure every patient receives the safest care with the highest quality optimal outcomes.
Prepares and monitors the equipment used for intermittent or continuous hemodialysis and water treatment in the acute setting, including performing quality control checks.
Performs and provides pre, intra, and post documentation of acute patient assessments. Evaluates and makes recommendations regarding patient care delivered.
Initiates, monitors and terminates dialysis treatments via all accesses in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Administers medications as ordered within the scope of their license and provides documentation of administration and result of medication.
Accurately receives, transcribes and implements written and verbal orders from physicians.
Accepts phone lab diagnostic reports, interprets and forwards the information to the physician as necessary.
Provides and documents patient/family education for ESRD and other health concerns.
Serves as the primary contact for the acute patient to the nephrologists’ and hospital staff caring for the patient, and as a liaison to the patient’s chronic unit.
A degree from an accredited Registered Nursing Program is required
6 months dialysis experience strongly preferred
Experience in critical care nursing will also be considered
Must possess and maintain current license in the state of Alabama as a Registered Nurse
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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