Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Dialysis Hospital Services Nurse (Acute RN) in Columbus (North Columbus), Georgia

Overview

This position is located at St. Francis Hospital.

Under the general supervision of the Acute Nurse Manager, the Dialysis Hospital Services Nurse (Acute RN) is responsible and accountable for the hemodialysis and related therapies for renal failure patient in the acute setting.

Responsibilities

The following is a summary of what makes our team successful. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 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.

  • Recognizes and can respond to emergency situations, such as cardiac arrest, fire, loss of water and power.

  • Has a working knowledge of the acute department’s policies and procedures.

  • 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.

  • Upon patient’s discharge, relays appropriate information regarding patient’s hospitalization to chronic unit.

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Qualifications

  • Completion from an accredited Registered Nursing Program

  • Experience in critical care nursing is preferred

  • 6 months of dialysis experience preferred

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 2018-7854

# of Openings 1

Address 2424-B Warm Springs Rd

Category Nursing