Dialysis Hospital Services (Acute) RN, 4-days/week, Full Time 8/12/2016
Dialysis Clinic, Inc.
**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?**
**To be considered for the position, please (1) upload your resume, (2) complete the application in its entirety, and (3) answer the screening questions.**
**Interested candidates must have a valid driver's license, the Acute RN will float between multiple hospitals in the region.**
Under the general supervision of the Dialysis Hospital Services (Acute) Nurse Manager, the Hospital Services (Acute) Staff Nurse is responsible and accountable for the hemodialysis and related therapies for renal failure patient in the acute setting.
**Essential Duties and 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.
+ Recognizes and responds to emergency situations, such as cardiac arrest, fire, loss of water and power.
+ Serves as the primary contact for the acute patient to the nephrologists and hospital staff caring for the patient, and as a key liaison to the patient s chronic unit.
+ Upon patient s discharge, relays appropriate information regarding patient s hospitalization to chronic unit.
+ Works closely with other acute nurses to complete work as a team.
+ Knowledgeable of DCI guidelines for Occurrence Reports, and completes reports accordingly.
+ Represents DCI in a professional manner in the acute setting.
+ Acts as a preceptor for new staff as assigned.
+ Follows institution s guidelines for administration of blood and blood products.
+ Acts as a Charge Nurse during Nurse manager s absence, supervising all aspects of acute patient care, including staff assignments and patient interventions.
+ Other duties as assigned.
**Qualification Requirements** :
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and / or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
**Education, Certification and Experience:**
+ Completion from an accredited Registered Nursing Program required.
+ Experience in critical care nursing is preferred.
+ 6 months of dialysis experience is preferred.
+ Possesses and maintains a current RN license in the state.
+ Maintains current CPR certification.
+ Certified Nephrology Nursing certification is encouraged.
Since this job is performed within a health care environment, there is the possibility of exposure to infectious or contagious diseases, hazardous chemicals and materials, needlesticks, blood and body fluids. Further information regarding the position s specific work environment and exposure category are provided during orientation.
DCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA/Disabled/Protected Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor
**Job ID** _2016-5455_
**\# Positions** _5_
**Location** _US_ _-_ _NE_ _-_ _Omaha_
**Posted Date** _11/9/2016_
DCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA VEVRAA Federal Contractor