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

Dialysis Peritoneal (PD) RN Coordinator

US-NY-Brooklyn
3 weeks ago
ID
2017-7144
# of Openings
1
6520 Fort Hamilton Parkway
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 PD Home Training Coordinator is responsible for coordinating ongoing care of home patients and services provided. Coordinates training and modality selection of new ESRSD patients.

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.

 

  • Assess new patient home situations to ensure they are appropriate for home therapies. 
  • Works as a liaison to discuss home dialysis as modality prior to initiation of dialysis therapy.
  • Oversees training of home patients in home hemodialysis, CAPD, or CCPD.
  • Works with Nurse Manager at hemodialysis clinics to coordinate any changes in patient’s modality (i.e. temporary return to hemodialysis).
  • Follows patients’ progress including any hospitalizations and hospital discharges to ensure continuity of program.
  • Schedules home visits as indicated, documenting the visit and findings.
  • Rounds with physicians and ensures orders are entered in the MIS and implemented.
  • Coordinates admission of new patients:  securing consents, reviewing pertinent policies and procedures, providing initial education.  Assigns new patient to primary nurse.
  • Identifies and coordinates patient procedures such as access interventions and physician office visits and makes appropriate referrals to dietary and social services.
  • Documents appropriately, according to clinic and DCI guidelines.
  • Provides direct patient care as needed.
  • Interacts with hospitals and physicians to assure continuity of care.
  • Ensures care provided to patients follows clinic procedures.  Takes corrective steps when procedures are not followed.
  • Participates in the clinic CQI program as assigned by the Nurse Manager.

Supervisor Responsibilities may include: assisting Nurse Manager in interviewing and hiring new employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; performance evaluations; addressing complaints and resolving issues; scheduling employees to meet patient census needs; training employees in Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis

 

Qualifications

  • Completion from an accredited Registered Nursing Program
  • Must possess and maintain current license in the state as a Registered Nurse
  • Maintain certification in CPR
  • Twelve months experience in a dialysis is preferred
  • Experience in critical care nursing is preferred
  • Experience in a supervisory role is preferred
  • 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.

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