Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Dialysis Hospital Services Nurse Manager in Kansas City (Carondelet), Missouri

Overview

The Hospital Services Nurse Manager leads our acute dialysis unit and provides the highest level of quality dialysis care to the patients we serve. The Nurse Manager also collaborates with physician and hospital conterparts in order to enhance our Kansas City Hospital Services Program.

Responsibilities

  • Serves as DCI liaison with Hospital Administration, in collaboration with DCI Local Operations Director.

  • Supervises nursing activities to ensure that nursing care is carried out as directed, and that services are provided with the highest quality outcomes.

  • Serves as back up to all staff roles.

  • Interviews and recommends hiring for applicants to the Hospital Services Program.

  • Collaborates with the DCI Educator for training and continuing education of staff.

  • Acts as a mentor to the Hospital Services staff.

  • Oversees documentation of nursing care provided, maintenance of inventory for DCI and hospital supplies, medication and dialysis bath adjustments, and evaluation of adequacy of dialysis.

  • Collaborates with Chief Technician concerning repair and maintenance of all equipment and water treatment practices per industry standards.

  • Serves as the primary contact to the Medical Director. Able to openly communicate with all nephrologists regarding the services provided.

  • Evaluates patient care delivered and makes recommendations to physicians as appropriate.

  • Collaborates with hospital discharge planners and/or case managers and outpatient units to ensure smooth transfer to the next level of care.

  • Accountable for nursing budget/expenses, and makes recommendations regarding equipment and supplies.

  • Maintains working knowledge of industry standards related to renal replacement therapy in the hospital setting, including ESRD and AKI concepts/principles, regulatory, and accreditation standards. Educates staff regarding industry changes and updates.

  • Recognizes and responds appropriately to difficult patient/family situations and emergency situations.

  • Actively participates in the DCI Risk Management and QAPI programs, including required audits and regular attendance at DCI QAPI and Governing Body meetings.

  • Participates in the hospital Quality Management and Infection Control departments by providing requested information and attending meetings with hospital liaison at least quarterly.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • A Degree from an accredited Nursing Program is required.

  • One plus year of dialysis experience required.

  • Experience in critical care nursing is preferred.

  • Supervisory experience preferred.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations:

  • Possesses and maintains a current license in the State as a Registered Nurse.

  • Maintains current CPR certification.

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.

For more information about equal opportunity please see: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf ; https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf ; https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf ; and https://www.nlrb.gov/sites/default/files/attachments/basic-page/node-3788/employeerightsposter-8-5x11.pdf .

ID 2018-7922

# of Openings 1

Address 650 Carondelet Drive

Category Nursing