Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Dialysis Registered Nurse (RN) in Tucson (South), Arizona

Overview

The Dialysis Registered Nurse is key to providing specialized nursing care in the in-center hemodialysis unit. The RN works in collaboration with all clinic team members to ensure every patient receives the safest care with the highest quality optimal outcomes.

Responsibilities

  • Performs hemodialysis treatments in accordance with approved facility policies and procedures.

  • Prior to initiation of dialysis, ensures dialysis machine, its alarms, and all products used during treatment are prepped and meet quality standards.

  • Monitors the patient during dialysis, assess any emergent changes in the patient's condition, and communicates any problems to the physician and patient's family.

  • Administers and charts all prescribed pre, intra, and post dialysis medications and charge items in the Medical Information System (MIS) and on the treatment flow sheet.

  • Follows CDC/CMS regulations with strict reinforcement of infection control.

  • Participates in patient care conferences, medical rounds and chart reviews, as assigned.

  • Documents patient education to ensure compliance with the local ESRD Network, CMS, DCI corporate and clinic requirements.

  • Interacts with local hospitals as a liaison to facilitate continuity of care.

  • Assists in teaching and training new staff members as directed by the head nurse.

  • Collaborates with all staff members and renal team members to maintain medication inventory, ensure the dialysis machines are functioning properly, and maintain an adequate stocking of unit supplies.

  • Works with the head nurse and nurse manager to assure that OSHA compliance, occurrence reporting, and emergency preparedness is up to date.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited registered nursing program.

  • Maintains a current license in the State as a registered nurse.

  • Maintains current CPR certification.

  • Previous dialysis experience preferred.

  • Applicant must have excellent communication skills and a demonstrated high level of clinical excellence.

  • 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 .

ID 2018-7947

# of Openings 1

Address 1011 E. Pennsylvania street

Category Nursing