Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Acute Services LPN - Troy & Saratoga Springs Hospitals in Saratoga Springs, New York

Overview

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.

Our mission is “the care of the patient is our reason for existence.” What’s yours?

The Dialysis Hospital Services Nurse (LPN) is key to providing specialized dialysis nursing care in the acute hemodialysis unit for patients with renal failure. The LPN works in collaboration with all team members to ensure every patient receives the safest care with the highest quality optimal outcomes.

This LPN position is a part of our Acute Services for the Troy and Saratoga Springs, NY Hospitals. On-call duties are required, and will include working every other Saturday.

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.

  • Serves as a liaison for the patient to the nephrologists, hospital staff, and to the patient’s chronic unit.

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

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

Qualifications

  • Completion from an accredited nursing program

  • Maintains a current license in the state as a LPN

  • Experience in critical care nursing is preferred

  • 6 months of dialysis experience required

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 2018-7792

# of Openings 1

Address 59C Myrtle Street

Category Nursing