Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Dialysis Hospital Services Nurse (Acute RN) in Nashville, Tennessee

Overview

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.

We are hiring 3 full-time RN's and one PRN RN.

Responsibilities

  • 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.

  • Knowledgeable of DCI guidelines for Occurrence Reports, and completes reports accordingly.

  • Acts as a preceptor for new staff as assigned.

  • Follows institution’s guidelines for administration of blood and blood products.

Qualifications

  • Completion from an accredited Registered Nursing Program

  • Experience in critical care nursing is preferred

  • 6 months dialysis experience required

Certificates and Licenses:

  • Must possess and maintain current license in the state as a Registered Nurse

  • Maintain certification in CPR

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 2018-8329

# of Openings 4

Address 2000 Hayes Street

Category Nursing