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Home Dialysis RN 8/27/2016

Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Somerville, MA

Company
Dialysis Clinic, Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2016-5542
AJE Ref #
575992063
Location
Somerville, MA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 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 a team of approximately 5,000 talented and caring employees serving across the United States, DCI provides care to nearly 15,000 patients on dialysis and 3,500 patients with chronic kidney disease. We offer a variety of services including in-center hemodialysis, home hemodialysis, and peritoneal dialysis (PD). Each position within DCI, from billers to administrators to nursing staff, contributes toward the goal of providing excellent patient care. Our staff has helped DCI achieve the lowest mortality and hospitalization rates among large dialysis providers for the past 13 years in a row.



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.**



**As a Home Hemo RN** you educate your patients on how to do their own dialysis from their homes, and you take responsibility for the ongoing care of each patient to ensure their treatment stays on track. Through this experience, the trusting relationships you build with patients and their families are strong and fulfilling.



Empower your patients by teaching them to administer their own dialysis and to take their health back into their own hands.



**Responsibilities:**



**Complexity -** Expect to manage and multitask in myriad ways



**Teaching -** Empower patients to live healthier lives sharing your knowledge.



**Autonomy -** Provide comprehensive patient care in an independent setting.



+ Passion for making a difference in people's lives

+ Ability to prioritize, manage time and organize many moving parts

+ Able to thrive in an environment that is constantly changing and will face new challenges head-on

+ Demonstrated clinical assessment skills

+ Industry-leading patient care with clinical outcomes ranked above the national average

+ Dynamic leadership grounded in Core Values, Mission and clearly defined goals for you

+ Diverse, team-driven culture that thrives on fun and supports you

+ Commitment to developing you and the chance to explore multiple career paths



**Essential Duties and Responsibilities:**



+ Collaborates with Physician and other health services personnel in setting up individualized plans of care for each patient.

+ Assists in examination and evaluation of patient so that appropriate treatment and other services can be arranged.

+ Provides counseling and emotional support to minimize patient's anxiety over condition.

+ Keeps comprehensive records of the schedule and type of treatment and changes in the condition of the patient.

+ Checks dialysis equipment and ensures it is operating properly, making adjustments or having them made by maintenance personnel.

+ Monitors patient and equipment during dialysis and teaches patient to monitor own dialysis equipment.

+ Teaches patient proper care between dialysis to avoid infections, and instructs patient on matters of diet.

+ Instructs the patient and members of the family in home care.



**Qualifications:**



**Education and Experience:**



+ Current driver's license, reliable transportation, and vehicle insurance in state of residence

+ Current CPR certification (or certification obtained within 60 days of hire)

+ Current RN license in state of practice

+ A.D.N degree from accredited school of nursing required

+ Maintain certification in ACLS for dialysis nurses

+ Six months dialysis experience preferred, but not required

+ 3 months' experience in PD preferred, but not required

+ Experience in case management, home health, disease management, or hospice preferred



DCI offers a very competitive benefits package.



DCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA/Disabled/Protected Veteran

VEVRAA Federal Contractor



**Job ID** _2016-5542_



**\# Positions** _1_



**Location** _US_ _-_ _MA_ _-_ _Somerville_



**Posted Date** _8/26/2016_



**Category** _Nursing_

DCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA VEVRAA Federal Contractor