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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 10/26/2016

Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Nashville, TN

Company
Dialysis Clinic, Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2016-5601
AJE Ref #
576168572
Location
Nashville, TN
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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**Overview:**



Founded in 1971, Dialysis Clinic, Inc. (DCI) remains the nation s largest non-profit dialysis provider. With the help of approximately 5,000 talented and caring employees, DCI provides care to more than 14,000 patients affected with kidney disease. We offer a variety of services including in-center hemodialysis, in-center self-care hemodialysis, home hemodialysis, Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD), Continuous Cycling Peritoneal Dialysis (CCPD) and inpatient dialysis services in hospitals across the United States. Each position within DCI, from billers to administrators to nursing staff, serves the goal of providing excellent patient care.



The care of the patient is our reason for existence. What's yours?



DCI is currently looking for an energetic, self-motivated Dialysis Home Therapies RN to join our Quality Management and Education Department in Nashville, TN.



**Responsibilities:**



The Corporate Nurse Consultant, Home therapies provides education and training to promote quality patient care, assist facilities with improving financial outcomes and observes operations for areas of improvement.



**Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following** **:**



**Quality of Care:**



+ Facilitates the improvement of clinical and financial outcomes in assigned clinics by helping to develop quality improvement plans based on regulations, policies, industry trends and needs.

+ Identifies alternative options/problem solving to improve outcomes.

+ Reviews monthly clinic report cards to assist clinic in the improvement of outcomes that fall below corporate goals.

+ Facilitates implementation of QAPI process and training on electronic QAPI.

+ Attends monthly corporate meetings and report on clinics under review.

+ Completes assessments of clinic home programs, develop plan for improvement and follow clinic progress toward resolution of the plan



**Training/Education:**



+ Participates in the development of educational tools for clinics to use to meet regulatory and academic needs

+ Prepare and conduct training classes at the corporate office as needed

+ Serves as mentor to clinic PD managers with particular emphasis on developing new managers



**Communications:**



+ Facilitates communication between managers of clinics and the corporate office

+ Communicates with clinic managers on a regular basis at all assigned facilities.

+ Communicates well with clinics using email and conference calls and face to face visits.



**Problem Solving:**



+ Facilitates gathering of information and formulating plan for problem solving related to clinical/financial operations in the PD clinic which includes opening new programs and growing existing programs.

+ Facilitates unbiased assessment of all angles of problem before formulating solution.



**Regulatory:**



+ Assist with enforcement of a core group of corporate mandated policy and procedures by educating the clinic on possible deficiencies.

+ Serves as a resource to clinic on interpretation of Medicare and state regulations as well as other agencies.



\#DCI



**Qualifications:**



**Qualifications/Requirements:**



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.



The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.



**Education and/or Experience:**



+ Must be a Licensed Registered Nurse

+ Must have 5 years relevant experience in dialysis and home therapies.

+ 2 years management experience required, does not have to necessarily be in the dialysis field.

+ Must be willing to travel up to 50%



**Physical Demands:**



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



+ While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms.

+ Regularly required to talk and hear.

+ Occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

+ Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

+ Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.



DCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA/VEVRAA Federal Contractor



**Job ID** _2016-5601_



**\# Positions** _1_



**Location** _US_ _-_ _TN_ _-_ _Nashville_



**Posted Date** _9/12/2016_



**Category** _Healthcare_

DCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA VEVRAA Federal Contractor