Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Dialysis Charge Nurse RN in Nashville (Meharry), Tennessee
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.
The Charge Nurse is responsible for the clinical management of the in-center dialysis unit and the supervision of all nursing personnel in order to ensure every patient receives the safest care with the highest quality optimal outcomes.
This position is full-time, 4 days/week.
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.
Coordinates with the Clinical Supervisor/Nurse Manager the scheduling of patients to ensure accommodations of all patients; matching patient needs with staff capabilities and experiences to maximize staffing resources
Assists patient care staff as necessary in initiating, monitoring, and termination of dialysis treatments
Assures the transcription and implementation of Physician orders
Directly or indirectly makes appropriate referrals to all of the patients Health Care Team including but not limited to Dietitian, Social Worker, Physician and transplant center, as necessary
Supervises initial and ongoing patient education; Review and document patient education as necessary to ensure compliance with ESRD Network, regulatory agencies, as well as DCI’s CQI Program and the individual clinic’s requirements
Responsible for obtaining consent forms and review of all information pertaining to the new patients prior to initiation of first dialysis treatment
Coordinate obtaining medical release forms and updating consent forms as required.
Communicates patient problems to physician; implements and documents orders
Oversees responsibility for monthly patient lab work in accordance with the clinic’s policies and procedures
Collaborates with the Clinical Supervisor and/or the Nurse Manager in administrative and supervisory duties
Oversees primary nursing teams for completion of monthly assignments
Participates in patient care conferences, medical rounds, and reviewing charts
Practice safe and effective infection control procedures in accordance with the clinic’s policies and procedures
Assists in the teaching and training of new staff members as directed and supervised by the Education Coordinator, the Clinical Supervisor and/or the Nurse Manager
Completion from an accredited Registered Nursing Program
Possess and maintain a current license in the State as a registered nurse
Maintain current CPR certification
Six months experience in a dialysis is preferred
Experience in critical care nursing is preferred
Experience in a supervisory role is preferred
DCI provides comprehensive hands-on and theory orientation/training in order to equip our nurses for success
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 .
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