001-Dialysis Clinic, Inc.-Nashville, TN- Corporate Office

Dialysis Home Program Nurse Manager

US-CA-Sacramento
2 months ago
ID
2017-7041
# of Openings
1
1771 Stockton Blvd
Category
Nursing

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 RN Home Program Manager is key to leading the Home Dialysis Program to ensure every patient receives the safest care with the highest quality optimal outcomes.  The RN Manager is responsible for overseeing the management of the home program and the supervision of all nursing personnel. 

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.

 

  • Develops and implements standards of care, providing patient care in accordance with ESRD Network, regulatory agencies, DCI’s CQI program and the individual clinic’s requirements.
  • Coordinates the implementation of the DCI, CQI and Risk Management Programs with the Quality and Risk Manager.
  • Collaborates with the Medical Director, Social Worker, Dietitian, Charge Nurses, Technical Managers, Staff Nurses and Technicians on any problem of patient care including selection of modality.
  • Actively encourages and helps maintain open and free communication between staff, administration, physicians and patients.
  • Coordinates with the Technical Manager the maintenance and repair of all equipment.
  • Assist patient care staff, staff nurses, and Home Training Coordinator to carry out functions and activities expected of them, and substitutes for personnel on an “as needed” basis.
  • Interacts with the hospital and acts a liaison between dialysis unit and the hospital in the patients’ behalf to ensure continuity of care.
  • Maintains emergency preparedness procedures including CPR certifications, fire drills, emergency power failure and routine check of emergency cart supplies.
  • Assumes responsibility for communicating patient problems to physician and implementing and documenting orders.
  • Reviews patient data in accordance with ESRD Network criteria identifying problems and formulating corrective action plans.
  • Participates in patient care conferences, medical rounds and reviewing charts.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work environment.
  • Follows CDC/CMS regulations with strict reinforcement of infection control.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates with Medical Director the supervision of the Nursing, Social Work, Renal Nutrition and Technical staff.
  • Conducts staff meetings on a regular basis.
  • Oversees primary nursing teams for completion of monthly assignments.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems in coordination with the Clinical Operations Director.

 

Qualifications

  • Completion from an accredited Registered Nursing Program.
  • Two years’ experience in Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) required, experience in home hemodialysis is preferred.
  • One year experience in a supervisory role required.
  • DCI provides comprehensive hands-on and theory orientation/training in order to equip our nurses for success.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations:

  • Must possess and maintain current license as a Registered Nurse
  • Maintain certification in CPR

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.

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